The conveyancer who assisted with my last purchase has sent a quote for £1150 for leasehold conveyancing in Canary Wharf. I am selling a purpose built detached home for £150,000. This seems too much. Is it above the norm for conveyancing in Canary Wharf?
The charges are a bit high. If you are happy to invest time comparing fee on a like for like basis you might decrease the fees slightly by say £125. On the other hand, you maylive to rue choosing an an untested conveyancer. Don't forget to enquire the solicitor can act for your mortgage company. Do utilise our comparison tool to select a Canary Wharf conveyancing practice on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Canary Wharf.
We are about to exchange contracts for a ground floor flat in Canary Wharf. We have hit a stumbling block. Our loan offer with Barnsley Building Society runs out on 26/1/2024 but the owners are putting forward a completion date of 30/1/2024. Can one extend the loan expiry date?
The best person to deal with your concern is your solicitors who will assess whether he or she is should be discussing with the mortgage company, seller’s representatives, property agents or conceivably all three based on the circumstances your house move to date.
As someone unfamiliar with the Canary Wharf conveyancing process what’s your top tip you can give me concerning the ownership transfer in Canary Wharf
Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Canary Wharf and elsewhere in London is often a confrontational process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists lots of room for conflict between you and others involved in the house moving process. For example, the vendor, selling agent and even potentially your lender. Selecting a solicitor for your conveyancing in Canary Wharf should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the process whose role it is to act in your legal interests and to protect you.
There is a definite emergence of a "blame" culture- someone must be blamed for the process taking so long. You should always trust your lawyer above the other parties in the conveyancing process.
I have been told that property searches are the primary cause of delay in Canary Wharf conveyancing transactions. Is this right?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released conclusions of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the most frequent causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Local searches are unlikely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in Canary Wharf.
I have justbeen informed that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Canary Wharf for a purchase of a leasehold flat 12 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?
The easiest way to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Canary Wharf conveyancing specialists.
Is it possible to change conveyancer as I need to appoint a firm on the Nottingham Building Society conveyancing list. I had appointed a local conveyancing solicitor in Canary Wharf five minutes from me but the firm is not approved by Nottingham Building Society
It would be our pleasure to help you select a conveyancing solicitor in Canary Wharf on the Nottingham Building Society panel. Please note that the solicitors that we work with do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are regulated by the SRA who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Canary Wharf. Using the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this site, you can scrutinise costs for conveyancing solicitors in Canary Wharf and beyond.