Are the Whitton conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the Santander conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by Santander?
Whitton conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Santander conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Santander directly.
Will my conveyancer be asking questions concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Whitton.
The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers dealing with homes in Whitton. There are those who purchase a property in Whitton, fully aware that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or dispose of the premises. Steps can be carried out during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the purchaser.
Conveyancers are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, however there are a number of searches that can be carried out by the buyer or by their solicitors which will figure out the risks in Whitton. The standard completed inquiry forms given to a buyer’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) contains a usual question of the seller to discover if the premises has ever been flooded. If flooding has previously occurred and is not disclosed by the vendor, then a buyer may bring a legal claim for losses resulting from an incorrect response. The buyer’s conveyancers will also conduct an enviro search. This should indicate if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations should be conducted.
Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my house can not be found. The solicitors who conducted the conveyancing in Whitton 5 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?
As long as the title is registered the information relating to your proprietorship will be held by the Land Registry with a Title Number. It is easy to carry out a search at the Land Registry, identify your house and obtain up to date copies of the Registered Entries for less than a fiver. Where the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will also normally hold a file duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be retrieved for £20 inclusive of VAT.
In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial property in Whitton and how can you help?
The particular law that you refer to gives a safeguard to commercial tenants, giving them the right to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of the lease term. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Whitton is one of the numerous areas of the UK in which our lawyers are based
My husband and I are 3 weeks into a freehold purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the high street agent to perform conveyancing in Whitton. I am not happy. Could you you assist me in finding new conveyancers?
They would have to be very bad in order to consider changing them. Has the mortgage been sent? If so you need to inform them of the new conveyancer and have the loan are issued to the new lawyers. Your solicitor ideally should be on the lenders panel to avoid added fees and complications. That should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool can help you find a lender approved conveyancer for your home move in Whitton
My estate agent has suggested using their solicitor for our conveyancing in Whitton - Surely it’s easier to just instruct them?
It is not always the case and you are at liberty to use whichever conveyancer you decide for your Whitton home move. A conveyancer suggested by a 3rd party adviser may not always be the best conveyancing practitioner, they may put forward their own conveyancing firm who are based far away. In this instance you may not have contact with your conveyancing practitioner and due to the lack of continuity in the transaction, it may be difficult to obtain updates.