Will conveyancers request an advanced payment for conveyancing in Liphook?
Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Liphook your lawyer will request that you put them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the conveyancing searches. If any deposit is payable against the purchase price then this should be required shortly ahead of exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is due will be payable a few days prior to the day of completion.
My Solicitor in Liphook is not on the Barclays Solicitor Panel. Can I still use my family solicitor even though they are excluded from the Barclays panel?
The limited options available to you here include:
- Carry on with your existing Liphook lawyers but Barclays will need to use a conveyancer on their list of acceptable firms. This will result in additional overall conveyancing fees and result in frustration.
- Choose an alternative lawyer to to deal with the purchase, remembering to check they are Barclays approved.
- Try to convince your Barclays solicitor to try to join the Barclays panel
This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as FTB of a garden flat in Liphook. Do I pick up the keys to the house on completion from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will use a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Liphook?
There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the completion advance to the seller's lawyers, and once they have received this, you will be invited to receive the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this happens early afternoon.
My aunt pointed out to me me that in buying a property in Liphook there could be a number of restrictions preventing external changes to the property. Is this right?
There are anumerous of properties in Liphook which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Liphook should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.
I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Nationwide. Liphook conveyancing lawyers have been selected. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Nationwide?
There is no definitive answer here. Have Nationwide completed the survey? Have you advised Nationwide as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.
Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that could impact a commercial estate in Liphook?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Liphook will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Liphook. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Liphook.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Liphook it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may cause delays to Liphook commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Liphook.
My wife and I purchased a renovated Edwardian house in Liphook. Conveyancing lawyer represented me and Platform Home Loans Ltd. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same address. Is it worth asking Platform Home Loans Ltd to clarify?
You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Liphook and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also question the situation with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the purchase.
I'm remortgaging my existing home to a buy to let loan with Barclays and intend to use the remaining equity as a down payment on further house. The area we are interested in is Liphook. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of lenders and tie in the two deals?
Do use our comparison tool on this page to check that the lawyers are approved by both lenders. Having checked that they are the lawyer should be able to simultaneously deal with the two transactions but you should have a chat with you solicitor and make clear your desired outcome and needs.