The solicitor who helped my former purchase has given a fee estimate £1150 for freehold conveyancing in West Harrow. I am selling a modern property for £225,000. Is this expensive? Is it in excess of the average fee for conveyancing in West Harrow?
The charges are a bit high. If you are content to spend time comparing charges you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you maylive to regret opting for an an unknown lawyer. If is important to be sure the solicitor can represent your bank. Do employ our comparison tool to get a quote a West Harrow conveyancing firm on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in West Harrow.
A relative suggested that where I am buying in West Harrow I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?
A search of this type is occasionally included in the estimate for your West Harrow conveyancing searches. It is a large report of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out important information about West Harrow around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the West Harrow Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, West Harrow Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding West Harrow.
I have todaybeen informed that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in West Harrow for a purchase of a leasehold flat 18 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?
The easiest way to check if the property 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 West Harrow conveyancing specialists.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. West Harrow is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in West Harrow are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in West Harrow you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in West Harrow may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.
I am looking to sell my home. My previous conveyancers have shut. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in West Harrow if that affects matters.
Do use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in West Harrow. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes smoothly.