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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Wittering

What is your number one tip for finding a conveyancing solicitor in West Wittering

Do not opt for the cheapest West Wittering conveyancing fees. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

is it true that all West Wittering solicitors on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel are governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Clydesdale approved list of solicitors they would need to be regulated by the SRA. The majority of banks do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such practice would be governed by the CLC.

The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in West Wittering. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I would like to complain about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?

All banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. In most cases complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service with full details of your complaint.

I am buying my first flat in West Wittering with a loan from Yorkshire Building Society. The builders refused to budge the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The house builders rep suggested that I not to tell my conveyancer about the deal as it could impact my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. West Wittering is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in West Wittering are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in West Wittering you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in West Wittering 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 residence.

How simple is it to switch firm as I need to retain one who is on the Britannia conveyancing list. I had appointed a high street conveyancing solicitor in West Wittering five minutes from me but she is not approved by Britannia

It would be our pleasure to assist you select a conveyancing solicitor in West Wittering on the Britannia panel. Please note that the solicitors that we work with do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in West Wittering. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this website, you can scrutinise charges for conveyancing solicitors in West Wittering and beyond.

If all goes to plan we aim to complete our sale of a £425,000 garden flat in West Wittering on Thursday in a week. The landlords agents has quoted £348 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and previous years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in West Wittering?

West Wittering conveyancing on leasehold apartments typically involves administration charges invoiced by managing agents :

    Completing conveyancing due diligence enquiries Where consent is required before sale in West Wittering 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 conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for West Wittering leasehold property is £350. For West Wittering 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 provide answers.

I bought a leasehold flat in West Wittering, conveyancing formalities finalised 4 years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Corresponding properties in West Wittering with a long lease are worth £190,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 levied per year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2079

You have 61 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £19,000 and £22,000 plus professional fees.

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

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