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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whalley Range

Do the conveyancing solicitors identified via your search tool carry out attended exchange conveyancing in Whalley Range?

We do have a number of conveyancing specialists carrying out attended exchanges. You should e-mail us to get a costs illustration and details as to dates.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Whalley Range? Why is this being asked of me?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identity of the person or body they are dealing with prior to agreeing to accepting their conveyancing retainer. The Terms and Conditions that you need to sign should stipulate this. Your lender will also require certain documents to be checked. Should you are unwilling to provide ID verification documents, your lawyer would not be able to act for you.

I have todaybeen informed that Wolstenholmes have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Whalley Range for a purchase of a leasehold flat 9 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to check if the property is registered to you, you can make 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 Whalley Range conveyancing specialists.

Frank (my husband) and I may need to sub-let our Whalley Range basement flat temporarily due to a new job. We instructed a Whalley Range conveyancing practice in 2004 but they have since shut and we did not think at the time get any guidance as to whether the lease permits subletting. How do we find out?

A lease dictates relations between the freeholder and you the leaseholder; specifically, it will say if subletting is prohibited, or permitted but only subject to certain conditions. The accepted inference is that if the lease contains no specific ban or restriction, subletting is allowed. Most leases in Whalley Range do not prevent an absolute prevention of subletting – such a provision would adversely affect the market value the flat. Instead, there is usually simply a requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly supplying a duplicate of the sublease.

I am the registered owner of a studio flat in Whalley Range, conveyancing was carried out in 2006. How much will my lease extension cost? Corresponding properties in Whalley Range with an extended lease are worth £195,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease expires on 21st October 2084

With just 63 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £16,200 and £18,600 as well as costs.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive investigations. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

Been looking for a solicitor for freehold sale conveyancing in Whalley Range. I'm selling, uncomplicated no mortgage to discharge, no rush, no onward chain. Received an estimate from a property lawyer for £1000 excluding VAT which is a little high considering its so straightforward. Can I pay less for conveyancing in Whalley Range?

Considering it’s a sale only, £500 + VAT is likely to be about the best for sale conveyancing in Whalley Range.

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