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Ready to buy a new home in Victoria Park? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Victoria Park home move at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Victoria Park

We are buying a house in Victoria Park. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a lawyer? On completion day we have to send our life savings into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our deposit?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

Are all Victoria Park Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Coventry BS conveyancing list of approved solicitors?

It is true that some lenders now use the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitor practices wishing to join their panels.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Victoria Park. I have a mortgage agreed with RBS. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with RBS, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the RBS conveyancing panel.

I have recentlydiscovered that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Victoria Park for a purchase of a freehold house 9 months ago. How can I check that the property is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to see if the premises is in your name, you can carry out 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 Victoria Park conveyancing specialists.

I was recommended by a couple of local property agents in Victoria Park to locate a solicitor using your seach tool. Is there a financial advantage for Estate Agents to market your lawyers rather than a competitor’s?

We don’t offer any referral fee for pointing buyers and sellers in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult a fee as a client could think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not receiving any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

I am using a search engine for the phrase on line conveyancing in Victoria Park it shows results of numerous conveyancersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable conveyancing solicitor for me?

The ideal way of seeking the right conveyancer is through a personal referral, so enquire of colleagues and those you trust who have acquired a property in Victoria Park or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Victoria Park differ, so it's advisable to obtain a minimum of four quotes from different solicitors. Dont forget to clarify that the fees are fixed.

All being well we will complete the sale of our £425,000 apartment in Victoria Park next week. The landlords agents has quoted £408 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and 3 years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in Victoria Park?

For the majority of leasehold sales in Victoria Park conveyancing will involve, questions about the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :

    Addressing pre-exchange enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Victoria Park Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your solicitor will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Victoria Park leasehold premises is £350. For Victoria Park conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to supply answers.

I acquired a garden flat in Victoria Park, conveyancing formalities finalised 9 years ago. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Victoria Park with over 90 years remaining are worth £190,000. The ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease terminates on 21st October 2086

With just 62 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £17,100 and £19,800 plus legals.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

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