We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood listed using your comparison tool but have come across some other costs illustrations on the internet look cheaper – why is this?
There are many firms of websites promoting alleged £99 conveyancing, unfortunately it’s common in such cases for extracosts end up with the final bill being escalated. Solicitors are duty bound to ensure charges listed in terms of business should be transparent and reasonable raised The law firms that we put forward for conveyancing in Petts Wood genuinely set out all costs for a domestic conveyancing case.
I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and have to leave my rented apartment in Petts Wood by 16/6/2021. Conveyancing for my house purchase is underway. How realistic is it to complete in three weeks as I wish to avoid having to move into temporary accommodation?
Generally one should not serve notice for your letting unless your lawyer suggests that you should. Assuming that you have not previously done so, notify to your conveyancer and request that they apply pressure on the other lawyers, try to get a realistic time scale from them that everyone will aim towards
Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Petts Wood costs more?
Petts Wood leasehold properties involve far more paperwork than a freehold purchase, and therefore takes more time to examine and advise upon.Conveyancing will involve the lease having to be checked which is usually a lengthy document, queries raised to ensure that the covenants and conditions have been observed. If it is a flat there will be a management company in existence and the accounts of this will need to be checked and enquiries raised to ensure it is operating efficiently and that all monies due have been paid by the Seller to the company and if not ensuring that money is paid up to date or the appropriate undertakings obtained.
The Petts Wood conveyancing lawyers that I recently instructed on my house acquisition in Petts Wood have suddenly closed. I chose them because I had to have a lawyer on the Santander conveyancing panel and my preferred Petts Wood lawyer was not. I paid them money on account. What are my options?
Assuming that you have an Estate Agent in the equation then let them know immediately so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to the problems encountered. Most sellers would be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You will need to appoint new lawyers that are on the Santander conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money, it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new lawyers should be in a position to assist.
Is it possible to change solicitor as I need to retain one who is on the Nationwide Building Society conveyancing panel. I was using a local conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood round the corner but the firm is not approved by Nationwide Building Society
We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood on the Nationwide Building Society panel. Please note that the solicitors that we list do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are under regulation of the SRA who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood. In making use of search facility on this site, you can contrast costs for conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood and throughout England and Wales.
I see that you have a post code search directory listing firms on the mortgage company conveyancing panel. Do Petts Wood conveyancing companies pay you a commission if I appoint them for my conveyancing?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the lender conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to the any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Petts Wood.