We were just about to exchange contracts for a garden flat in Andover. We encountered a problem. The mortgage offer with Santander runs out on 30/8/2022 but the vendors are insisting on a completion date of 1/9/2022. Can one extend the loan offer?
The best person to deal with your question is your lawyer who is in a position to assess if they better off negotiating with the mortgage company, owner’s representatives, selling agents or possibly all three based on the circumstances your house move to date.
Have just purchased a repossessed house at auction in Andover. Conveyancing is needed. What are my next steps?
Given that you have now for all intents and purposes signed on the dotted line you now have to retain a conveyancing solicitor as a matter of urgency as you now have a fast approaching a fixed date to complete the conveyancing. All auction property should have a corresponding auction set of papers. This will likely include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold property the legal pack should provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork relating to leasehold premises. You must give this to the conveyancer working for you as soon as possible. Do make sure that that you have the requisite funding in place to complete on the on the contractual date .
Is it the case that all Andover solicitor practices on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel are governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?
As solicitors, in order to be on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Some mortgage companies do list licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such firms would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
How can we know in advance if a Andover conveyancing solicitor on the Aldermore panel is any good?
When it comes to conveyancing in Andover getting recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always suggest that you speak with the solicitor carrying out your transaction.
Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial land in Andover?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Andover will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Andover. The report sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Andover.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Andover it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could cause delays to Andover commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Andover.
I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Andover. Now, I need the documents but the law firm has closed. What do I do?
Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Andover of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
What makes your site different to other internet conveyancing solicitors for conveyancing in Andover?
At this site secure a conveyancing quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that understands the nuances of your conveyancing in Andover. As opposed to estate agents and brokerage sites we do not operate commission arrangements with solicitors. A large number of agents and online brokers 'recommend' the firm who pay the most per referral, not the best value conveyancing in Andover
Should I go with a Andover conveyancing lawyer who is local to the property I am hoping to buy? We have a good friend who can handle the legal formalities but her office is 200miles drive away.
The primary upside of using a high street Andover conveyancing practice is that you can attend the office to execute documents, deliver your ID and apply pressure on them if necessary. They will also have local intelligence which is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who instructed your friend and on the whole were content that must outweigh using an unfamiliar Andover conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being based in the area.