I am in need of a property lawyer. Do I opt for a national conveyancer as opposed to a local Longfield conveyancing lawyer?
Longfield is a unique place, where local know-how helps. The laid-back lifestyle has it’s attractions – but not for your home move. The solicitors that we recommend display exhaustive Longfield insight with a professional, hands-onattitude that ensures the conveyancing to progress with the minimum of fuss. It is a distinct advantage that they benefit from long term relationships with financial advisers, estate agents, valuers and counterpart Longfield conveyancing practices
Can I use your services to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Longfield even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for example where I wish to buy a shop in Longfield with a loan from Nationwide Building Society?
Our comparison service is mainly utilised to locate domestic conveyancing solicitors in Longfield but we have listed towards the bottom of this page a selection of Longfield commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the company directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Nationwide Building Society
A relative suggested that if I am buying in Longfield I should ask my conveyancer to execute a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?
This is a search is usually included in the estimate for your Longfield conveyancing searches. It is a large report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Longfield around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Longfield Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Longfield Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data concerning Longfield.
I have todaydiscovered that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Longfield for a purchase of a freehold house 18 months ago. How can I check that my home is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?
The easiest way to see if the property is registered to you, you can carry out 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 Longfield conveyancing specialists.
I am buying my first flat in Longfield with a loan from Clydesdale. The builders would not reduce the price so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative told me not reveal to my solicitor about this side-deal as it would put at risk my mortgage with the lender. Is this normal?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.
Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.
Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.
In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial premises in Longfield and how can your lawyers assist?
The 1954 Act affords protection to business tenants, giving them the a statutory right to apply to court for a new lease and remain in occupation at the end of an expired lease. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complex. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act for protection and assist with commercial conveyancing in Longfield