I have given 8 weeks notice to my current landlord and have to vacate my rented property in Waltham Cross by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase is progressing. Can I complete in three weeks as I wish to avoid having to move into temporary accommodation?
It is unwise to provide notice for your letting unless you have exchanged. Assuming that you have not already done so, contact to your solicitor and request that they seek the assistance the owners solicitors, try to an acceptable time-line that all parties will aim to achieve
Our lender has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Waltham Cross but I would rather choose a conveyancing lawyer in Waltham Cross or nearer to where I live. Are you able to help?
Not all Waltham Cross conveyancing solicitors are on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Do make use of our find an approved solicitor tool to locate a Waltham Cross conveyancing conveyancer on the on the bank panel.
Should our solicitor be making enquiries about flooding as part of the conveyancing in Waltham Cross.
The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Waltham Cross. There are those who buy a property in Waltham Cross, fully aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or dispose of the premises. Steps can be carried out during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the buyer.
Solicitors are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous searches that can be carried out by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which should figure out the risks in Waltham Cross. The conventional set of information sent to a purchaser’s conveyancer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a standard inquiry of the owner to discover if the premises has suffered from flooding. If the property has been flooded in past which is not revealed by the owner, then a buyer may bring a compensation claim as a result of such an inaccurate response. A buyer’s lawyers will also conduct an enviro search. This should indicate if there is any known flood risk. If so, additional investigations should be made.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Waltham Cross is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Waltham Cross are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Waltham Cross you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Waltham Cross 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 premises.
I am looking into buying my first house which is in Waltham Cross and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Waltham Cross. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Waltham Cross area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Waltham Cross. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
The mortgage broker has suggested using their conveyancing practitioner for our conveyancing in Waltham Cross - Is it not simpler advisable to just use them?
It is worth checking if the estate agent is recommending a lawyer or introducing to a property lawyer. There are plenty of Waltham Cross estate agents who recommend two or three Waltham Cross conveyancing firms purely based on those lawyers offering a great service.