Me and my fiancee are buying our first home. The conveyancer has texted usto ask if we wish to order supplemental conveyancing searches. Unfortunately we are clueless as to what's appropriate for conveyancing in West Dulwich
The type of West Dulwich conveyancing searches should be dictated entirely on the premises, the location, the possibility of any of these risks, your knowledge of the area and risks, your general attitude to risk. What is important is that you adequately understand what information each search could provide. Then you can make a decision if you personally think you need that search. Where you are unclear, ask your conveyancer to guide you.
I am due to move home in November. Will my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you suggest a removal company in West Dulwich. Conveyancing solicitor was found prior to coming across your page.
On the afternoon of completion you can collect the house keys from the property agent however this can only be done once the vendors solicitors advise the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be given over. After that you can tell the removal company that they can start moving you in. We do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can help you find a residential property solicitor in West Dulwich or a legal practice with expertise in conveyancing in West Dulwich.
I am the only beneficiary of my late grandmother’s estate and I have everything in my name alone, including the my former home in West Dulwich. The West Dulwich property was put into my name in September. I plan to dispose of the property. I do know about the Mortgage Lenders six month 'rule', meaning my property ownership may be regarded the same way as if I'd bought the property in September. Is the property unsalable for six months?
The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook instructs solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you might be caught by that. How practical a view banks take of it, depend on the mortgage company as this requirement primarily exists to identify the purchase and immediately sell or the wholesaling and assigning of property.
My offer was accepted on a property in West Dulwich on 14/8/2020, valuation was booked 2 days after, received a clean bill of health. Conveyancer appointed, so all that was missing was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Clydesdale and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. Are Clydesdale entitled to hold back the Mortgage pending the lawyer being on the approved list?
Mortgage companies tend not to not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Clydesdale to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.
Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in West Dulwich. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.
Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in West Dulwich
Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?
Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in West Dulwich in advance of instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to give a loan on this type of house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in West Dulwich. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in West Dulwich especially if they regularly deal with such properties in West Dulwich.
My father has recommend that I appoint his conveyancing solicitors in West Dulwich. Should I use them?
There are no two ways about it it’s preferable to select a conveyancing lawyer is to get guidance from friends or relatives who have used the solicitor that you are are thinking of instructing.
What should I expect to pay for conveyancing in West Dulwich?
The total sum charged for West Dulwich conveyancing fees are likely to be calculated at:
- a fixed amount; or
- on a time spent basis (i.e. the time spent on the particular case).
In reality very few West Dulwich conveyancing firms invoice on time basis