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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Totterdown

Why do I have to pay up front when it comes to conveyancing in Totterdown?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Totterdown your solicitor will ask you put them with funds to cover the search fees. Generally this is called for to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. When the deposit is payable against the sale price then this should be required immediately prior to exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is due should be transferred shortly before completion.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial estate in Totterdown?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Totterdown will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Totterdown. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Totterdown.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Totterdown it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could cause delays to Totterdown commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Totterdown.

I have todaydiscovered that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Totterdown for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is in my name in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest method to see if the premises is in your name, 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 Totterdown conveyancing specialists.

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing practitioner in Totterdown for my sale. Can I see a solicitor's complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

You can find documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find records Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. International callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes recorded telephone calls for training reasons.

I own a leasehold flat in Totterdown. Conveyancing and Skipton Building Society mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing practitioner in Totterdown who previously acted has long since retired. What should I do?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to be sure that the individual purporting to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to incur the fees of a Totterdown conveyancing lawyer to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I own a 1st floor flat in Totterdown, conveyancing formalities finalised half a dozen years ago. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Similar flats in Totterdown with an extended lease are worth £222,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 invoiced every year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2089

You have 70 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to range between £9,500 and £11,000 as well as legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive investigations. Do not use this information 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. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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