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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Stanmore

I am looking to buy a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Stanmore who is on the The Royal Bank of Scotland conveyancing. Can you recommend a local firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for The Royal Bank of Scotland in certain locations such as Stanmore. We dont recommend any particular firm.

I am purchasing a house and the lawyer has raised the issue of Chancel Repair to which the house may be liable as it falls into the area of such a church. She has mentioned insurance. Is this strictly necessary for conveyancing in Stanmore

Unless a prior purchase of the premises completed after 12 October 2013 you can expect conveyancing practitioners carrying out conveyancing in Stanmore to remain encouraging a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my aunt I am disposing of a residence in Newport but reside in Stanmore. My conveyancer (based 200 kilometers awayneeds me to sign a stat dec prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Stanmore who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Stanmore based

Completion is due on the sale of our £325,000 garden flat in Stanmore in 8 days. The freeholder has quoted £324 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and 3 years statements of service charge. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a leasehold conveyance in Stanmore?

Stanmore conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes often involves the buyer’s lawyer sending enquiries for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is not legally bound to address these enquiries the majority will be willing to do so. They may levy a reasonable administration fee for answering questions or supplying documentation. There is no upper cap for such fees. The average fee for the information that you are referring to is over three hundred pounds, in some cases it is in excess of £800. The management information fee levied by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of rights and obligations in respect of administration charges, without which the charge is technically not due. Reality however dictates that one has no choice but to pay whatever is requested of you if you want to complete the sale of your home.

Following months of dialogue we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Stanmore. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

in cases where there is a missing freeholder or where there is dispute about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant statutes you can apply to the LVT to judgment on the amount due.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Stanmore premises is 27B Hillside in February 2010. the resulting premium, all other aspects of the valuation having been agreed between the parties was set at £8,250 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 70.25 years.

My wife and I have had DIP from Yorkshire Building Society who said that they will lend up to £300k. At what point do we need to instruct a lawyer for conveyancing? Stanmore is where we are purchasing.

It would be wise to appoint a conveyancer now so that the conveyancer can open the ledger so they can commence their ID checks etc. As and when you wish them to start work they will seek a deposit normally about £225. That would normally be after you have the mortgage offer and valuation report, nevertheless should you wish to expedite the process you can start the ball rolling sooner even though you may be risking some money.

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