My friend's mother is a solicitor. I suspect that I'll be able to get friends and family fee for conveyancing, However if that does not come through, what kind of costs should I be paying for conveyancing in Batheaston?
It’s advisable to request two or three conveyancing quotes. Do use our search tool on this site. You will notice that charges may vary but service levels do are distinct between solicitors as is the case with most professions.
My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Batheaston. I I would like to check whether they are on the Platform Home Loans Ltd approved list of lawyers. Could you help?
The first thing you should do is contact the conveyancer and enquire if they can act for the bank. Otherwise please call Platform Home Loans Ltd who may be able to assist.
I am assisting my step-mother sell her property in Batheaston. Does the conveyancing solicitor commission the energy assessment or should I organise this?
Following the abolition of HIPs, energy performance certificates was left as a required component of selling a house. An EPC needs to be commissioned prior to the property being placed on the market. This is not as aspect of the sale process that lawyers ordinarily organise. Where you are instructing a Batheaston conveyancing solicitor they may help arrange energy performance certificates given their relationships with reputable Batheaston providers
I recently had an offer accepted on a house in Batheaston. My mortgage broker pressured me to appoint their lawyer. I paid an advanced payment of £150. A couple of days later, the property lawyer called me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the Santander conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Santander panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.
Planning on purchasing a apartment in Batheaston. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Barclays conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Batheaston property lawyer is on the Barclays conveyancing panel.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Batheaston?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Batheaston. 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…’
I'm refinancing my existing property to a buy to let mortgage with Clydesdale and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on a second property. The location we are interested in is Batheaston. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two mortgage companies and link together the two deals?
Make use of our search tool on this site to check that the solicitors are on the appropriate lender panels. Assuming that they are the solicitor will be able to simultaneously deal with the two conveyancing matters but you should have a chat with you lawyer and make apparent your expectations and needs.
Our mortgage broker has suggested using their lawyer for our conveyancing in Batheaston - Is it not simpler easier to just use them?
You need to establish if the estate agent is recommending a lawyer or introducing to a conveyancing practitioner. There are plenty of Batheaston estate agents who recommend two or three Batheaston conveyancing firms and get nothing from it.