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  • 5 No matter what any other solicitors advise it just might be necessary to attend your lawyer to execute legal papers. There are enough parties with an interest in a house sale without having to include Royal Mail into the mix.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Leconfield since June 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leconfield

Is there a reason to instruct a Leconfield conveyancing firm when web based alternatives are so much cheaper?

By all means make sure that you compare conveyancing costs in Leconfield and you should seek an affordable estimate but don’t become consumed with scouring the internet for the lowest priced Leconfield conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a seamless and a distressing move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced solicitor. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a telephone discussion and can never replicate a one to one appointment. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can tackle your conveyancing from beginning to end, giving the sort of personalised service that you rarely receive from an web based conveyancer. He or She will update you on any developments making sure that you are ensuring that you are updated at regular intervals. If you ever need to contact the firm you will be sure who you need to speak to and they will endeavour to make sure that you are kept fully informed.

Are the BSA planning on creating a searchable register to to identify firms on the Earl Shilton BS conveyancing panel for instance in Leconfield?

We would not expect to be advised of any intention on the part of the BSA to develop such a register.

My wife and I are buying a apartment in Leconfield. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a conveyancer? On the day of competition we will need to send our life savings into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Leconfield. I have a mortgage agreed with Skipton. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Skipton, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Skipton conveyancing panel.

I have instructed a Leconfield conveyancer having checked that they are on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Kent Reliance will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Kent Reliance will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. Your property lawyer will not organise the survey but they may be able to put you in touch with a local one that they recommend. RICS offers a find a surveyor service (just google it) where you can search for a qualified surveyor by your Leconfield postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Kent Reliance, you could contact them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors in Leconfield.

The deeds to our house can not be found. The conveyancers who conducted the conveyancing in Leconfield 5 years ago are no longer around. What are my next steps?

You no longer need to hold title deeds to establish that you are the registered proprietor of land or premises, given that the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Leconfield. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Leconfield

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal.

I was pointed in your direction by numerous estate agents in Leconfield to find a property lawyer using your seach tool. What’s the financial upside for Estate Agents to recommend your services ahead of another?

We refuse to make any commission for sending work in our direction. We thought it would be too underhand to pay a commission as a client could think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

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Typically, Leconfield conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Examining the title unregistered or registered
  • Carrying out Leconfield searches with respect to the property
  • Reviewing draft contract and other papers prepared the vendor’s conveyancer
  • Submitting enquiries with the seller’s conveyancer
  • Negotiating the sale agreement
  • Examining replies supplied by the seller to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer document
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if applicable)
  • Drafting and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion formalities
  • Completion of and submitting to HMRC the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the change in ownership and the mortgage (if appropriate) at the HM Land Registry.

Typically, Leconfield conveyancing for a sale has some of the following tasks

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and associated documents
  • Submitting draft papers to the solicitor acting for the buyer
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and answering supplemental queries from the buyer’s solicitor
  • Agreeing the transfer deed
  • Replying to requisitions submitted by the buyer’s solicitor
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and transferring funds to the seller, the estate agent and other relevant parties (if applicable)

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Leconfield is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the mortgage company (where applicable)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drawing up Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Negotiating amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Communicating with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing monies to the appropriate parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the buyer and the home loan (where relevant) at the Land Registry.

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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