The mortgage offer from Nationwide for the remortgage of my 4 room apartment is coming within the next few days. Are you able to recommend a low cost conveyancing lawyer in Birkenhead?
You are on the wrong site if you are in need of cut-price fees for conveyancing in Birkenhead. We can offer you value for money conveyancing but our intention is not to advertise as being the cheapest. Avoid the trap of appointing companies seducing you with ninety nine pound conveyancing in Birkenhead. In your best case scenario, in going for cheap conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst you will end up with a hefty uplift in extras and still not end up with the service you were hoping for.
Last May we completed a house move in Birkenhead. We have since encountered a number of issues with the house which we believe were overlooked in the conveyancing searches. Is there anything we can do? What searches should? have been ordered for conveyancing in Birkenhead?
The query is not clear as what problems have arisen and if they are specific to conveyancing in Birkenhead. Conveyancing searches and due diligence undertaken as part of the legal transfer of property are supposed to help avoid problems. As part of the process, the vendor completes a document referred to as a SPIF. answers ends up being inaccurate, then you may have a claim against the owner for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in Birkenhead.
My uncle passed away last year and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Birkenhead. The house had a relatively small loan remaining of approximately £8000. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Bank of Ireland, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?
Given you plan to re-mortgage then Bank of Ireland will insist on your using a conveyancer on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Bank of Ireland mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
I have been told that property searches are the main cause of obstruction in Birkenhead house deals. Is this right?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the determinations of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the top 10 causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Searches are not likely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Birkenhead.
I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Birkenhead. Now, I need the files however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should call 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 Birkenhead of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for residential conveyancing in Birkenhead. I happened to stumble upon a web site which seems to have the ideal offering If it is possible to get all this stuff completed via web that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What should out be looking out for?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?