The lawyer who assisted with my former purchase has quoted £1350 for freehold conveyancing in Petersfield. I am hoping to sell a Edwardian property for £200,000. Is this expensive? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Petersfield?
The estimate does seem a tad steep. If you shop around you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you mightlive to regret opting for an an untested solicitor. Remember to enquire that the conveyancer can act for your mortgage company. You can utilise our search tool to select a Petersfield conveyancing practice on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Petersfield.
We are a couple about to exchange contracts for a semi detached house in Petersfield. We have hit a snag. Our mortgage offer with Britannia runs out on 25/1/2023 but the owners are putting forward a completion date of 27/1/2023. Is it possible to prolong the mortgage offer?
The person best placed to address this issue is your conveyancer who will determine whether they corresponding with the mortgage company, seller’s solicitors, estate agents or possibly all three based on the circumstances your house move to date.
Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unexperienced as a first time buyer of a ground floor flat in Petersfield. Do I collect the keys to the house on the completion date from my conveyancer? If so, I will instruct a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Petersfield?
On the day of completion you will not be required to go to the conveyancers office in Petersfield. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the completion advance to the seller's conveyancers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to receive the keys from the selling Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this happens between 1 and 3pm.
My lawyer has informed me that lack of building regulations insurance is required on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Petersfield?
The right level of lack of building regulations indemnity insurance depends on your lender. It would differ for example between Birmingham Midshires and Chelsea Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.
I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Petersfield. I have a mortgage agreed with Virgin Money. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?
It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Virgin Money, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel.
I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Petersfield. Now, I need the documents but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Petersfield of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I am downsizing from my home. My past conveyancers closed down. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Petersfield if that makes a difference.
Please use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Petersfield. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes smoothly.
I am purchasing a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Petersfield who is on the mortgage company approved panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for the mortgage company who conduct conveyancing in Petersfield. We dont recommend any particular firm.