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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Tavistock

We see that you have a post code search directory identifying law firms on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a commission if I retain them for our conveyancing in Tavistock?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Tavistock.

We are aiming to move house in May. Does my conveyancing solicitor call the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Tavistock. Conveyancing lawyer was chosen before I stumbled across this page.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the keys from the property agent but this can only take place after the sellers lawyers advise the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be collected. After that you should tell the removal company that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a particular removal organisation but can help you locate a conveyancing in Tavistock or a lawyer with expertise in conveyancing in Tavistock.

I am the only recipient of my late father’s will and I have everything in my name now, including the my former home in Tavistock. The Tavistock property was put into my name in January. I now wish to sell up. I understand that there is a CML 6 month 'rule', meaning my property ownership will be regarded the same way as if I'd bought the property in January. Do I have to wait 6 months to sell?

The CML handbook instructs conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you could be affected by that. How practical a view lenders take of it, depend on the mortgage company as this obligation chiefly exists to identify the purchase and immediately sell or the flipping of properties.

We had chosen conveyancers with offices in Tavistock on the RBS solicitor approved list. They are now charging me a supplemental fee for handling the RBS mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee specified by RBS?

As unfair as it may appear, as long as it’s in their Terms and Conditions or Quote then yes your solicitor may charge a fee for this. The fee is not set by RBS but by your Tavistock property lawyer. Some firms on the RBS panel will quote ’dealing with mortgage’ fee and others do not.

Various web forums that I have come across warn that are the number one cause of delay in Tavistock conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the most frequent causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Tavistock.

In scouring the internet for the words cheap conveyancing in Tavistock it brings up numerous solicitorsin the area. How do I determine which is the suitable solicitor for purchase transaction?

The best way of finding the right conveyancer is through a personal testimonial, so enquire of friends and family who have acquired a property in Tavistock or the respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Costs for conveyancing in Tavistock differ, so it's advisable to request at least four fee calculations from varying types of companies. Be sure to seek confirmation that the fees are fixed.

I today plan to offer on a house that appears to be perfect, at a great figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have just found out that the title is leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are particular concerns purchasing a house with a leasehold title in Tavistock. Conveyancing lawyers have not yet been appointed. Will they explain the issues?

Most houses in Tavistock are freehold and not leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor who is familiar with the area who can assist with the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are buying in Tavistock so you should seriously consider shopping around for a Tavistock conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they are used to transacting on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a leaseholder you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions such as obtaining the landlord’sconsent to conduct alterations. You may also be required to pay a service charge towards the upkeep of the estate where the property is part of an estate. Your lawyer will appraise you on the various issues.

I purchased a split level flat in Tavistock, conveyancing was carried out 3 years ago. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Tavistock with a long lease are worth £211,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease ends on 21st October 2086

With 67 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to be between £10,500 and £12,000 plus professional fees.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. Do not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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