I was referred a lawyer who has quoted £1200 for no move no fee conveyancing in Westbury Park. I’m looking to sell a Georgian property for £200,000. Is this over the top? Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Westbury Park?
The estimate does seem marginally overpriced. Where you are happy to expend time scrutinising costs you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by perhaps £100 plus VAT. That being said, you maylive to regret choosing an an unknown lawyer. Don't forget to be sure the conveyancer can act for your bank. You can make use of our comparison tool to select a Westbury Park conveyancing practice on the banks member panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Westbury Park.
My solicitor has discovered a a legal deficiency with the lease for the apartment we are buying in Westbury Park. The seller’s lawyers have put forward title insurance as a workaround. We are content with insurance and will pay for it. Our property lawyer says that he must ensure that the mortgage company is willing to move forward with this solution. Who is the client here, us or the mortgage company ?
Even though you have a mortgage offer from the bank does not mean to say that the property will meet their provisions for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions. You and the lender are the client. The appropriate lender specifications must be adhered to.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Westbury Park?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Westbury Park. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my grandmother I am disposing of a house in Cardiff but reside in Westbury Park. My lawyer (who is 300 kilometers from meneeds me to execute a stat dec ahead of the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Westbury Park to witness and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are located in Westbury Park
My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Westbury Park. I I would like to check if they are on the lender's approved list of lawyers. Can you advise?
One option is to call the lawyer to enquire if they are on the bank's approved list. If that does not help get in touch with us and we can investigate and revert. If they are not on the bank panel we we can help find a specialist conveyancing solicitor in Westbury Park on the panel for your mortgage company.