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Conveyancer/solicitor for land purchase

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in House Buying, Renting & Selling
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tabathtabath Forumite
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in House Buying, Renting & Selling
Hi

I'm looking at buying a small plot of land with a prefab garage on it next to my house. It is up for auction. Will I need a solicitor or conveyancer? I will be paying cash for the purchase with no mortgage. The land has no legal pack and is freehold.

Also any idea how much this will cost?
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  • edited 17 May 2019 at 9:21PM
    G_MG_M PPR Forumite
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    edited 17 May 2019 at 9:21PM
    Well depending how much you are planning to bid/pay, you might just wing it without - have you at least obtained the Land registry Title and read that?


    But if there's real money involved, then you need someone to check the deeds/title before you bid.


    Cost? Get some quotes locally. But apart from the actual solicitor's fees it willdepend how far you investigate, how many/which searches etc. Your solicior will help you decide what's essential and what the risks of skipping some searches would be.
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  • babyblade41babyblade41 Forumite
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    First point of call is LR , 3.00 will download the deeds which will give you good indications.. I would never buy anything be it land or property without my solicitor checking first
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