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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ampthill

Do the conveyancing practitioners that are recommend handle auction conveyancing in Ampthill?

We know of a number of auction solicitors we can connect you with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Ampthill is just one of hundreds of locations in which our lawyers have a presence.

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Ampthill is more expensive?

Ampthill leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving relevant notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

My husband and I wish to acquire a 2 bedroom flat in Ampthill with a homeloan from Clydesdale.We like our Ampthill conveyancing solicitor but Clydesdale informed us her practice is not listed on their "panel". It seems we have little choice but to instruct a Clydesdale panel lawyer or keep our high street solicitor and fork out for one of their panel ones to represent them. We feel as though this is unjust; is there anything we can do?

No, not really. The home loan offered to you contains various provisions, a common one being that conveyancers must be on the Clydesdale approved list. in the past, most mortgage companies had large numbers of solicitors on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. Another option that might be available is for your lawyer to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for Clydesdale

Please help - my lawyer advises that absentee landlord insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Ampthill?

The appropriate level of absentee landlord indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between Barclays and Leeds Building Society. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to borrowers take out such insurances.

We had chosen conveyancing lawyers located in Ampthill on the Principality solicitor panel. They are now charging me a further sum for dealing with the Principality mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee set by Principality?

Unfortunately, as long as it is in their Terms and Conditions or estimate then yes your property lawyer is entitled to charge a fee for this. This charge is not dictated by Principality but by your Ampthill lawyer. Some firms on the Principality panel will levy ’dealing with mortgage’ fee and others do not.

We were going to get a DIP from Barclays this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Barclays recommend any Ampthill solicitors on the Barclays conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Ampthill solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Barclays conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Barclays through the process.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may affect a commercial land in Ampthill?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Ampthill will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Ampthill. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Ampthill.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Ampthill it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may result in delays to Ampthill commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Ampthill.

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