I chose a local firm for my conveyancing in Houghton Regis today. Reviewing the fine print it is apparent thatwe are responsible for costs even if the movedoes not go ahead. Would I be best advised to appoint a web based firm who offer no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Houghton Regis?
It is usually a trade off in that if "No Completion No Fee" is offered then the fee levels will tend to be be more expensive to cover those transactions that do not proceed. Do bear in mind that these deals rarely cover outlay for instance Houghton Regis conveyancing search fees.
Would the conveyancing solicitors highlighted via your search tool perform right to buy conveyancing in Houghton Regis?
We work with plenty of conveyancing solicitors who can service right to buy conveyancing Do call us in order to get a costs illustration.
I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in Houghton Regis. My lender is Chelsea Building Society
Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 23/4/2021, the requirements read as follows :
Will my lawyer be asking questions about flooding during the conveyancing in Houghton Regis.
The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors dealing with homes in Houghton Regis. There are those who purchase a property in Houghton Regis, fully expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or sell the premises. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the buyer.
Solicitors are not best placed to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a various checks that may be initiated by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which should give them a better understanding of the risks in Houghton Regis. The standard property information forms given to a buyer’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a usual inquiry of the seller to determine whether the premises has ever been flooded. If flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the owner, then a purchaser may bring a compensation claim as a result of such an inaccurate answer. A buyer’s solicitors may also carry out an enviro search. This will disclose if there is any known flood risk. If so, additional inquiries should be made.
I have recentlyfound out that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Houghton Regis for a purchase of a leasehold flat 12 months ago. How can I check that the property is registered correctly in the name of the former proprietor?
The easiest method to see if the property is registered to you, you can make 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 Houghton Regis conveyancing specialists.
I have been pointed in your direction by three or four local estate agents in Houghton Regis to get a quote from a conveyancer using your seach tool. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to promote your site rather than a competitor’s?
We don’t offer any commission for pointing buyers and sellers our way. We thought it would be too underhand a fee as home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.