What fact finding in connection with the risk of floods in the Brent area will the Willesden Green solicitor advise on?
A vital part of the legal procedure of buying a property involves the conveyancing lawyer conducting property environmental searches that go into details on the subject of Willesden Green area flood risk.
If I am buying in the parish of Paddington St John, do we need a chancel search?
Your property lawyer might recommend that a chancel search is ordered. Although some Parochial Church Councils have taken the decision to exact chancel repairs on current owners, there is no guarantee that a parish which has not been subject to chancel liability in the past will continue to be free from liability. For property in the parish of Paddington St John, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.
Is a retention fee a disbursement or a fee?
A quote will list all disbursements and fees. This cost is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in a conveyancing quote.
What steps can I take to avoid paying out for stamp duty land tax?
We firmly advise against any stamp duty mitigation, as such schemes are costly and unreliable.
Could my conveyancing charges have any hidden charges?
We will not charge any additional charges. On occasion, your solicitor recommends some additional work, . Your solicitor will discuss these as necessary.
When should I instruct a conveyancing solicitor to act for us?
With few exceptions, instructing as early as possible is better. Prompt instruction of a firm for a purchase may mean that you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, information, especially from slow third-parties, can be requested even prior to accepting an offer.
What does my conveyancing searches cost?
Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. Searches are paid to a third party, and are not included in the quoted conveyancing fees.