Can the conveyancing lawyers identified through your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in Sandown?
We know of a number of auction lawyers we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Sandown is one of the many locations in which our lawyers cover.
Will my lawyer be asking questions regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in Sandown.
The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors dealing with homes in Sandown. There are those who acquire a house in Sandown, completely aware that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, adequate building insurance, or dispose of the premises. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the purchaser.
Solicitors are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous searches that may be carried out by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which should figure out the risks in Sandown. The conventional set of information given to a buyer’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) includes a usual question of the seller to find out whether the property has historically flooded. If flooding has previously occurred which is not disclosed by the owner, then a buyer may commence a compensation claim as a result of such an incorrect reply. The buyer’s conveyancers should also conduct an enviro search. This will higlight if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional inquiries will need to be carried out.
My wife and I purchased a renovated Georgian property in Sandown. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and The Royal Bank of Scotland. 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 under the matching property. I'd like to know for sure, how can I find out??
You need to review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Sandown and other locations in 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 buyers. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the conveyancing.
I am purchasing my first flat in Sandown with a mortgage from TSB. The developers would not reduce the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The house builders rep advised me not reveal to my conveyancer about this extras as it would adversely affect my loan with TSB. Should I keep quiet?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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 was advised by numerous selling agents in Sandown to find a property lawyer on your site. Is there a financial incentive for Estate Agents to promote your services rather than a competitor’s?
We don’t offer any referral fee for pointing buyers and sellers our way. We found it would be just too difficult a fee as a client could think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.
In sourcing the internet for the term on line conveyancing in Sandown it reveals numerous solicitorsin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable property lawyer for the sale of my house?
The preferential method of finding the right conveyancer is via trusted referral, so enquire of friends and those you trust who have bought a property in Sandown or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Sandown differ, so it's advisable to secure a minimum of three quotes from different solicitors. Be sure to seek confirmation that the fees are fixed.