Me and my partner are soon to complete on the purchase of a house in Lancaster but as a result of damage from some water damage at the property I have was able negotiate recompense from the seller of £2k in the form of a adjustment in the price. I had intended this to be addressed as part of a side agreement yet Aldermore are not allowing this. Should they have been approached?
The conveyancing practitioner that is on a Aldermore conveyancing panel is required to inform Aldermore of any variations to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your conveyancing practitioner to notify the reduction to Aldermore then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Aldermore and you would have to appoint a new conveyancer for your conveyancing in Lancaster.
We are looking to buy a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Lancaster who is on the Santander approved panel. Can you recommend a local conveyancing firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Santander . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Lancaster.
There are numerous conveyancing solicitors in Lancaster but how do I know who's good?
It would be unwise to be swayed by the lowest Lancaster conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
I am aiming to move home in July. Will my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you suggest a removal company in Lancaster. Conveyancing solicitor was organised prior to coming across your website.
On the day of completion you will need to pick up the keys from your estate agent but this can only happen after the sellers conveyancers advise the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be collected. You will need to advise the removal men that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a particular removal company but can assist you in choosing a conveyancing in Lancaster or a lawyer that specialises in conveyancing in Lancaster.
My husband and I are spending time looking at apartments in Lancaster and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a property lawyer appointed at this stage? I intend to finance via a home loan with Clydesdale.
It would be advisable to start your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their details on to the estate agent. Given that you are taking out a mortgage with Clydesdale, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel.
I need some expedited conveyancing in Lancaster as I am under an ultimatum to exchange contracts in less than one month. A home loan is not required. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?
If.Given you are not obtaining a home loan you have the choice not to do searches although no solicitor would advise that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Lancaster the following are instances of what can appear and adversely impact future saleability: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...
I am looking for a flat up to £235,500 and identified one round the corner in Lancaster I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, however it only has 52 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Lancaster in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?
If you require a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will be an issue. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you could request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer about this.
I have noted on various online forums that before selecting a conveyancing lawyer they must be approved by your lender. I am novice purchaser but I have an AIP via Santander and I already have a high street conveyancing lawyer in Lancaster at the ready. Does Virgin Money need an approved solicitor to be instructed? Does a list of approved solicitors even exist for my conveyancing in Lancaster?
You need to instruct a solicitor that is on the Virgin Money panel. Just ring your chosen Lancaster conveyancing solicitor to check if they are on the Virgin Money panel. If they are not approved you have numerous alternatives available to you here:
- Carry on with your existing Lancaster property lawyer but Virgin Money will undoubtedly retain a solicitor from their approved panel. The net result is additional cost together with likely frustration.
- Get a new conveyancing practitioner to act in the purchase, ensuring that they are on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel.
- Convince your property lawyer to seek to join the lender panel.