We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Maida Vale endorsed using your comparison tool but have come across alternative fee calculations via the web seem less pricey – why is this?
There are plenty of conveyancing companies offering what appear to be cut price. Our advice is to think long and hard about how important this transaction is to you that you are willing to take 'cheap' risks with regard to the quality of the legal work. Some embed additional charges deep into the terms of business. The solicitors that we put forward for conveyancing in Maida Vale will notdo this.
My wife and I are about to exchange buying a house in Maida Vale but as a result of damage from a small fire at the property I have managed to agree compensation from the owner of £2k by way of a reduction in the price. This was going to be dealt with as part of a side agreement but RBS will not agree to this. Why were they notified?
Any lawyer that is on the RBS conveyancing panel is duty bound to advise RBS of any changes to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your conveyancer to disclose the reduction to RBS then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, RBS and you would have to appoint a new property lawyer for your conveyancing in Maida Vale.
My Conveyancer in Maida Vale is not listed on the Yorkshire Building Society Approved Panel. Can I still continue with my prefered solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the Yorkshire Building Society panel?
The limited options available to you here include:
- Complete the purchase with your existing Maida Vale lawyers but Yorkshire Building Society will need to retain a conveyancer on their panel. This will result in additional total conveyancing charges as well as result in frustration.
- Get an alternative lawyer to act in the conveyancing, remembering to check they are Persuade your conveyancer to use their best endeavours to join the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel
I am helping my sister sell her property in Maida Vale. Does the conveyancer arrange the energy performance certificate or should I organise this?
Following the demise of HIPs, energy assessments was maintained a required component of selling a property. An EPC needs to be commissioned before the property is marketed. This is not something that solicitors normally arrange. Where you are instructing a Maida Vale conveyancing practitioner they may help arrange energy assessments due to their contacts with reputable Maida Vale providers
My solicitor has informed me that breach of easement insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Maida Vale conveyancing?
The appropriate level of breach of easement indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between National Westminster Bank and The Royal Bank of Scotland. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.
Our sealed bid on a property in Maida Vale has been accepted, but there is a chain. The owners have put an offer on a flat, but it’s not yet agreed to, and have viewings of other flats booked. I have instructed a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in Maida Vale. What do I do now? When do I get the mortgage application with Lloyds going?
It is normal to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur expenses too early (mortgage application is approx one thousand pounds, then survey, Maida Vale conveyancing search charges, etc). First, you must check that your conveyancing practitioner is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Regarding the subsequent steps this very much depends on the circumstances of your transaction, motivation for this property and on the state of the market. In a hot market the majority of home buyers will apply for the mortgage with Lloyds and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they ask their property lawyer to press on with searches.
Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that may affect a commercial property in Maida Vale?
Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Maida Vale will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Maida Vale. The search result sets out 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 Maida Vale.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Maida Vale it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Maida Vale commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Maida Vale.
Me and my brother own a semi-detached Victorian property in Maida Vale. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Santander. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are two entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold with the exact same address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?
You need to review 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 Maida Vale and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also enquire as to the situation with the conveyancing practitioner who conducted the work.