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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope

Can you help - my lawyer says that flying freehold insurance is required on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope?

The appropriate level of flying freehold indemnity insurance should be dictated by who your lender. It would differ for example between Barclays and The Royal Bank of Scotland. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

is it true that all Stanford Le Hope conveyancing solicitors on the UBS conveyancing panel are overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As solicitors, in order to be on the UBS approved list of solicitors they would need to be governed by the SRA. The majority of banks do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such organisation would be regulated by the CLC.

I was told two weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Skipton. Is it usual for Skipton to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Stanford Le Hope is approved on their conveyancing panel? Skipton have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their PI Insurance.

A lender would not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Skipton to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Skipton conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

We are planning on selling our home in Stanford Le Hope and according to the buyers it appears that there is a possibility that the property was constructed on contaminated land. A high street Stanford Le Hope lawyer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the purchasers used a national conveyancing firm rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Stanford Le Hope. We have lived in Stanford Le Hope for six years we know that this is a non issue. Should we get in touch with our local Authority to seek clarification need.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing lawyer already. What do they say? You need to enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same sickness)

Should I choose a Stanford Le Hope conveyancing solicitor who is local to the property I am buying? We have a good friend who can deal with the conveyancing however his firm is located 400kilometers drive away.

The benefit of a local Stanford Le Hope conveyancing firm is that you can attend the office to sign paperwork, deliver your identification documents and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local Stanford Le Hope know how is a bonus. However it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who instructed your friend and on the whole were impressed that should surpass using an unfamiliar Stanford Le Hope conveyancing solicitor just because they are based in the area.

If all goes to plan we aim to complete the sale of our £300,000 flat in Stanford Le Hope in seven days. The management company has quoted £420 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and 3 years service charge statements. Is the landlord entitled to charge such fees for a leasehold conveyance in Stanford Le Hope?

Stanford Le Hope conveyancing on leasehold flats nine out of ten times results in administration charges raised by landlords agents :

    Answering pre-exchange enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Stanford Le Hope Supplying insurance information Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your lawyer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Stanford Le Hope leasehold property is £350. For Stanford Le Hope conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to provide answers.

I own a leasehold flat in Stanford Le Hope, conveyancing was carried out 7 years ago. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Corresponding properties in Stanford Le Hope with over 90 years remaining are worth £222,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 invoiced every year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2092

You have 70 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £9,500 and £11,000 as well as plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more detailed due diligence. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

A conveyancing company acted on my conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope four years ago and was holding my registration certificates but has since been shut down – What can I do to get hold of these?

Title deeds, as such, are no longer appropriate for most properties in Stanford Le Hope are registered digitally at Land Registry. If you need to show evidence of proprietorship or are selling or refinancing your property lawyer can obtain up to date copies of the register from the Land Registry in any case.

If you feel there may be other documents or you have any other queries please e-mail your request with details of the transaction and documents you need to filerequest@clc-uk.org. The CLC will let you know what information they have and any additional information they may need before they are in a position to identify and send the documents to you. Following an intervention it may take some time for the CLC to access archived files and documents, but your request will be actioned as quickly as possible.

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