Our family solicitor has given a fee calculation of £995 for no sale no fee conveyancing in Padstow. I’m looking to sell a Georgian detached home for £300,000. Is this too much? Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Padstow?
The estimate does seem a tad overpriced. If you shop around you may be able to shave off some of the expense by say £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you mightlive to rue choosing an a cheaper solicitor. Don't forget to be sure the conveyancer can act for your bank. You can employ our comparison tool to find a Padstow conveyancing company on the banks member panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Padstow.
I had intended to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Padstow for our house purchase. Our broker has since notified us that our bank Chelsea Building Society won't deal with them. Surely this is unduly restrictive?
Before the recession most lenders had a different appetite for risk. Almost all Padstow conveyancing firms would have been on many bank panels. The FSA in 2010 conducted a thematic investigation into mortgage fraud which come to the conclusion: know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, lenders are increasingly seeing more data from law firms about their operations and the individuals who work for them and set certain criteria such a completing on a minimum volume of conveyancing. Many Padstow conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have a 100% healthy track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Padstow is one of the numerous locations where the conveyancers we list are members of the panel for Chelsea Building Society.
Will commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial premises in Padstow?
Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Padstow will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Padstow. 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 Padstow.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Padstow 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 can result in delays to Padstow commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Padstow.
I'm purchasing a new build house in Padstow benefiting from help to buy. The developers would not budge the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The house builders rep advised me not reveal to my lawyer about this side-deal as it could put at risk my mortgage with the bank. 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.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. Padstow is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Padstow are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Padstow you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Padstow may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.
I am purchasing a house mortgage free. My lawyer has been supplied with with 2 separate forms of photo ID, bank statement, numerous utility bills. Now he requires a copy from a probate lawyer acknowledging that the funds are legitimate and that it has come from inheritance and not selling fake watches.
In today’s world you will not be able to complete any Padstow conveyancing transaction without first providing evidence of your identity to your lawyers. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a utility bill. Remember if you are providing your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper part and photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other. Evidence of your source of funds is required under Money Laundering laws.