We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in Page Green found by you but have come across some other quotes on the internet appear less expensive – why is this?
One can find hundreds of solicitors offering what appear to be cut price. You should give due consideration about how important this transaction is to you that want to take 'cheap' risks with regard to the standard of the conveyancing. Many of them accentuate a budget fee to grab your attention but plant additional costs in the small print..
The housing market in Page Green is hotting up. What can I do to expedite matters?
Where you are under a tight deadline for your conveyancing it is advisable to make sure that your solicitor is familiar with the area as they will have local connections and know-how. It is possible that they could have transacted otherhomes in the same road. Therefore consider using a Page Green conveyancing lawyer. Second, be sure that the lawyer is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is said that nearly one in five of Page Green conveyancing transactions are suspended or jeopardised after discovering a purchaser’s lawyer was not on their mortgage lender’s panel. In many cases this discovery resulted in the legal transfer of property being held up by almost 21 days. It is estimated that this issue impacts approximately one hundred thousand home sales annually. Almost all Page Green conveyancing firms can not represent certain mortgage companies so do check at the outset.
Me and my partner are purchasing a flat in Page Green. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a lawyer? At some point we will need to deposit money into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our deposit?
Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.
My father informed me that in buying a property in Page Green there may be a number of restrictions limiting what one can do in terms of external alterations to the property. Is this right?
There are a number of properties in Page Green which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Page Green should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.
How can we know in advance if a Page Green conveyancing solicitor on the Skipton panel is any good?
When it comes to conveyancing in Page Green getting recommendations is a good starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always advise that you speak with the solicitor conducting your transaction.
I have a renovated Edwardian house in Page Green. Conveyancing solicitor acted for me and Chelsea Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are two entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold under the exact same property. Is it worth asking Chelsea Building Society to clarify?
You should read 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 Page Green 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 mortgage companies. You can also check the situation with the conveyancing practitioner who conducted the purchase.
We're first time buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the property agent advised that the seller will only move forward if we appoint the agent's preferred solicitors as they need an ‘expedited deal’. My instinct tells me that we should use a high street solicitor used to conveyancing in Page Green
It is highly unlikely the sellers are behind this. Should the owner require ‘a quick sale', turning down a genuine purchaser is counter productive. Bypass the agents and go straight to the sellers and make the point that (a)you are serious purchasers (b)you are ready to go, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you are going to appoint your own,trusted Page Green conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will earn their estate agent a introducer fee or meet his conveyancing targets pre-set by senior management.
Can I discover who is the owner of a property in Page Green?
Assuming that the property is registered with HMLR, and you have sufficient specifics of the location of the premises, you will be able to see details from the HMLR of the recorded proprietor for a for less than a fiver.