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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Swadlincote

Is there a reason to appoint a Swadlincote conveyancing firm given that web based alternatives are cheap by comparison?

By all means make sure that you scrutinise conveyancing costs in Swadlincote and you should seek an affordable fee calculation but don’t be focused with scouring the internet for the cheapest Swadlincote conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a seamless and a stressful move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced lawyer. An e-mail can never replace a phone conversation and are no substitute for a one to one appointment. The firms that we work with will allocate you a qualified and trusted conveyancing solicitor that will handle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, providing a level of continuity that you will never get with an internet conveyancer. Our lawyers will inform you as to any developments and keep you informed. Should it ever be necessary to contact the office you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll endeavour to make sure that you are in the know.

I have todayfound out that Wolstenholmes have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Swadlincote for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I check that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to check if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Swadlincote conveyancing specialists.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Swadlincote and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Swadlincote. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Swadlincote area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Swadlincote. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

I am a negotiator for a busy estate agent office in Swadlincote where we have witnessed a number of flat sales put at risk as a result of short leases. I have received conflicting advice from local Swadlincote conveyancing solicitors. Could you confirm whether the vendor of a flat can instigate the lease extension process for the purchaser on completion of the sale?

Provided that the seller has been the owner for at least 2 years it is possible, to serve a Section 42 notice to kick-start the lease extension process and assign the benefit of the notice to the purchaser. The benefit of this is that the buyer need not have to sit tight for 2 years for a lease extension. Both sets of lawyers will agree to form of assignment. The assignment has to be done prior to, or simultaneously with completion of the disposal of the property.

Alternatively, it may be possible to agree the lease extension with the freeholder either before or after the sale. If you are informally negotiating there are no rules and so you cannot insist on the landlord agreeing to grant an extension or transferring the benefit of an agreement to the purchaser.

I bought a 1 bedroom flat in Swadlincote, conveyancing having been completed July 2005. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Comparable flats in Swadlincote with over 90 years remaining are worth £191,000. The ground rent is £55 invoiced annually. The lease ends on 21st October 2073

With just 54 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £31,400 and £36,200 plus plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to advice on a more accurate figure in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other concerns that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

Is it true that a Swadlincote conveyancing firm has court proceedings brought against them by a client for not carrying out comprehensive conveyancing searches?

We are not aware of such a Swadlincote conveyancing matter but it has been reported that, clients purchasing a home elsewhere in England successfully sued their conveyancer due to development plans to construct a wind farm not being identified in conveyancing searches.

Where you are purchasing in Swadlincote It is important that your conveyancing practitioner carry out all Swadlincote conveyancing searches needed making sure that you have accurate and up to date information before purchasing a home in Swadlincote.

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