My partner’s mother is a property lawyer. I hope that I will be offered mate’s pricing for conveyancing, However if that does not come through, what kind of costs should I be paying for conveyancing in Hanham?
It’s sensible to seek two or three conveyancing estimates. Do use our comparison tool on this site. Whilst quotes do contrast greatly but service levels do differ between solicitors as is the case with the vast majority of professional services.
My partner and I are only a couple days away from an exchange on a flat in Hanham and my mum and dad have sent the ten percent deposit to my solicitor. I am now informed that as the deposit has been received from someone other than me my conveyancer needs to disclose this to my lender. I am advised that, in also acting for the lender he must inform them that the balance of the purchase price is coming from anyone other than me. I disclosed to the lender concerning my parents' contribution when I applied for the home loan, so is it really appropriate for him to raise this?
The conveyancer is legally required to clarify with mortgage company to make sure that they understand that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own resources. Your solicitor can only disclose this to your mortgage company if you permit them to, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
Our mortgage company has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Hanham but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Hanham or nearer to where I live. Are you able to help?
The minority of Hanham conveyancing firms are on all banks conveyancing panel. Use our search tool to identify a Hanham conveyancing solicitor on the on the mortgage company panel.
Is it necessary to pay for insurance to address the risk of chancel repairs when acquiring a house in Hanham?
Unless a previous acquisition of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you could take it that lawyers handling conveyancing in Hanham to continue to recommend a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.
As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a property in Swansea but I am based in Hanham. My lawyer (who is 250 miles awayhas requested that I sign a stat dec before completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Hanham who can attest this legal document for me?
strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Hanham based
There are numerous houses in Hanham on unadopted lanes. I am buying one such house. What are the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a property on a private road?
Hanham conveyancing firms will be well versed in conveyancing houseson private. Your solicitor should review the title to identify any rights or liabilities. It is possible that there is a residents association that residents make annual payments for the upkeep of the road. If one exists, the road will likely be maintained and appear nicer than publicly owned.