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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Stotfold

I need some quick conveyancing in Stotfold as I have a deadline to exchange contracts inside one month. Fortunately I do not need a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are not getting a mortgage you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no conveyancer would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Stotfold the following are instances of what can arise and therefore impact the marketability of the property: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

My wife and I purchased a semi-detached Edwardian house in Stotfold. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Clydesdale. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are a couple of entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold under the matching address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Stotfold and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also question the position with the conveyancing lawyer who conducted the purchase.

I opted to have a survey done on a property in Stotfold before retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor advised that some lenders may refuse to issue a mortgage on such a house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Stotfold. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for residential conveyancing in Stotfold. I have discover a site which looks to be the perfect answer If it is possible to get all the legals completed via web that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

Completion is due on our sale of a £325,000 flat in Stotfold in six days. The freeholder has quoted £408 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and previous years service charge statements. Is the landlord entitled to charge an administration fee for a flat conveyance in Stotfold?

Stotfold conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes usually necessitates the purchaser’s conveyancer submitting enquiries for the landlord to address. Although the landlord is not legally bound to answer such questions most will be content to do so. They are at liberty to invoice a reasonable administration fee for responding to 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 situations it is in excess of £800. The management information fee demanded by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of entitlements and obligations in respect of administration charges, otherwise the charge is not strictly payable. Reality however dictates that you have little choice but to pay whatever is demanded should you wish to complete the sale of your home.

I bought a 2 bed flat in Stotfold, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Equivalent flats in Stotfold with an extended lease are worth £185,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 levied per year. The lease ends on 21st October 2079

With just 60 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £20,000 and £23,000 as well as professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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