I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and must leave my rented property in Shaftesbury by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase is underway. Is it possible to complete in a couple of weeks as don't want to have to find short term accommodation?
It is unwise to serve notice on a rental unless exchange of contracts has taken place. If you have not already done so, contact to your lawyer and urge them to they apply pressure on the sellers lawyers, try to get a realistic time scale from them that all parties will work towards
I am looking to buy a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Shaftesbury who is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society solicitor. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society in certain locations such as Shaftesbury. We dont recommend any particular firm.
We are buying a house and the lawyer has raised the issue of Chancel Repair for which the property may be liable as it falls into the area of such a church. He has suggested insurance. Is this strictly warranted for conveyancing in Shaftesbury
Unless a previous purchase of the premises completed post 12 October 2013 you could take it that conveyancing practitioners delivering conveyancing in Shaftesbury to continue to suggest a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
I have todaybeen informed that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Shaftesbury for a purchase of a leasehold flat 12 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is registered correctly in the name of the former proprietor?
The quickest method to see if the premises is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Shaftesbury conveyancing specialists.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Shaftesbury is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Shaftesbury are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Shaftesbury you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Shaftesbury may decide 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 property.
Should I go with a Shaftesbury conveyancing solicitor based in the area that I am hoping to buy? We have a good friend who can carry out the legal formalities but her office is 300kilometers drive away.
The primary upside of using a local Shaftesbury conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to sign paperwork, hand in your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. Having local Shaftesbury know how is a benefit. However it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If you know people who instructed your friend and in the main were impressed that must trump using an unknown Shaftesbury conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being round the corner.