We are buying our first property. The lawyer has calledto ask if we would like to take out supplemental conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's recommended for conveyancing in Balsall Heath
The quantity and type of Balsall Heath conveyancing searches should be dictated entirely on the property, the location, the possibility of any of these risks, your familiarity of the locality and risks, your overall appetite to risk. What is important is that you adequately appreciate what information the searches could supply. Then you can make a decision if you personally think you need that information. Where you are unclear, ask the property lawyer to offer guidance.
What is the best way to find out if the solicitor conducting my conveyancing in Balsall Heath is on the lender’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Barclays Direct thus paying £192.00 in further legal costs.
Please do make the most of the search tool on this web page. Pick the mortgage company and type ‘Balsall Heath’ or your location and you will see numerous solicitors based in Balsall Heath or nearest you.
The deeds to our house are lost. The conveyancers who handled the conveyancing in Balsall Heath 10 years ago have long since closed. What are my next steps?
Gone are the days when you need to hold title official documentation to establish that you own the land or premises, given that the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.
I am purchasing a new build house in Balsall Heath with a loan from Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. The builders refused to budge the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The property agent advised me not to tell my solicitor about this side-deal as it would affect my mortgage with the lender. Should I keep quiet?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.
Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.
Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.
I was pointed in your direction by a few property agents in Balsall Heath to find a solicitor using your seach tool. What’s the financial incentive for Estate Agents to offer your lawyers ahead of a competitor’s?
We refuse to make any referral fee for pointing buyers and sellers to this site. We thought it would be too underhand a fee as members of the public would think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.