Do the conveyancing solicitors identified through your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in Looe?
There are a few niche lawyers we can put you in touch with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Looe is one of hundreds of areas of where our lawyers are based.
Completed the sale of my flat in Looe last May yet the purchaser is SMS messaging daily complaining that his conveyancer is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?
Following your sale your conveyancer is committed to deliver the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. If applicable, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been paid off to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion procedures specific conveyancing in Looe.
What is your number one tip for finding a conveyancing solicitor in Looe
Do not opt for the lowest Looe 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.
The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Looe. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?
Most banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service with full details of your complaint.
I had an offer accepted on a property in Looe on 16/10/2023, valuation was booked 3 days after, all came back fine. Solicitor instructed, so all that was missing was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to RBS and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the RBS conveyancing panel. Can the lender hold off the offer?
A lender would not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for RBS to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the RBS conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.
I am buying my first flat in Looe benefiting from help to buy. The sellers would not budge the amount so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The property agent advised me not inform my lawyer about this extras as it may jeopardize my loan with the lender. Should I keep quiet?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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.
Given that I will soon spend £400,000 on 3 bedroom house in Looe I wish to have a conversation with the solicitor concerning thehouse move prior to instructing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?
Absolutely - we would be happy to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the conveyancer due to be conducting your property ownership legalities in Looe.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique individual, not a file reference. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are calculated and presented to you for your conveyancing in Looe should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.
I am hoping to put an offer on a small detached house that appears to tick a lot of boxes, at a reasonable price which is making it more attractive. I have since discovered that it's a leasehold as opposed to freehold. I would have thought that there are issues purchasing a leasehold house in Looe. Conveyancing advisers have are about to be instructed. Will they explain the issues?
The majority of houses in Looe are freehold and not leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local conveyancer used to dealing with such properties who can assist with the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are purchasing in Looe so you should seriously consider shopping around for a Looe conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they are used to advising on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a tenant you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want with the house. The lease comes with conditions such as obtaining the landlord’sconsent to carry out changes to the property. You may also be required to pay a maintenance charge towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the property is located on an estate. Your lawyer should report to you on the legal implications.