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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Totton

Is there a reason to use a Totton conveyancing solicitors firm given that online alternatives are easier on the wallet?

By all means make sure that you scrutinise conveyancing costs in Totton and you should seek an affordable estimate but don’t become consumed with getting the lowest priced Totton conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can be the difference between a smooth and a stressful home move. You need to ensure that you have expert advice from a trusted conveyancer. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a telephone conversation and are no substitute for a one to one meeting. Our partner firms will find you a qualified and trusted conveyancing solicitor that will tackle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, giving the sort of hand holding that you are unlikely to received from an online conveyancer. He or She will keep you updated as to progress making sure that you are never in the dark. Should you need to contact the firm you will be sure who you need to speak to and they will be sure you are kept fully informed.

IfI were to purchase a freehold housein Totton mortgage fee and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much should I expect to to save on my conveyancing in Totton?

Any savings you would achieve will be isolated to the disbursement for searches. A solicitor is obliged to do the vast majority of work - money laundering, liaising with your sellers solicitor, SDLT return, register the property etc. A marginal saving might be made by not needing to register a mortgage but it will not be a lot.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may affect a commercial estate in Totton?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Totton will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Totton. The report sets out definitive data 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 Totton.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Totton 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 can cause delays to Totton commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Totton.

I'm refinancing my current home to a BTL loan with Alliance & Leicester and intend to use the remaining equity towards a second house. The location we are talking about is Totton. Will your solicitors be able to act for both sets of banks and link together the conveyances?

Make use of our comparison tool on this site to check that the solicitors are on the relevant lender panels. On the basis that they are your solicitor should be able to simultaneously deal with the two deals but you should have a chat with you conveyancer and communicate your desired outcome and requirements.

I am a negotiator for a long established estate agency in Totton where we have experienced a number of leasehold sales jeopardised as a result of leases having less than 80 years remaining. I have been given inconsistent advice from local Totton conveyancing firms. Could you shed some light as to whether the vendor of a flat can initiate the lease extension formalities for the buyer?

As long as the seller has owned the lease for at least 2 years it is possible, to serve a Section 42 notice to commence the lease extension process and assign the benefit of the notice to the purchaser. This means that the proposed purchaser need not have to wait 2 years to extend their lease. Both sets of lawyers will agree to form of assignment. The assignment has to be done before, or at the same time as completion of the sale.

Alternatively, it may be possible to extend the lease informally by agreement with the landlord 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 invested in buying a split level flat in Totton, conveyancing was carried out September 2006. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Similar flats in Totton with a long lease are worth £201,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease terminates on 21st October 2084

With 65 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £13,300 and £15,400 plus professional fees.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed due diligence. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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