Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Banwell?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Banwell. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
I decided to have a survey done on a property in Banwell ahead of retaining conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will not issue a mortgage on such a property.
It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Banwell. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
I have been pointed in your direction by a number of selling agents in Banwell to select a property lawyer using your seach tool. Is there a financial upside for Estate Agents to promote your site ahead of alternative conveyancing organisations?
We refuse to give any referral fee for pointing buyers and sellers in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult a fee as members of the public would think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.
Is it best to instruct a Banwell conveyancing solicitor who is local to the property I am hoping to buy? I have an old university friend who can carry out the legal work however her office is approximately 350miles drive away.
The benefit of a high street Banwell conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to sign documents, hand in your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. They will also have local knowledge which is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and the majority were happy that should surpass using an unfamiliar Banwell conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being Banwell based.
What is the best way of identifying a reasonably priced conveyancing in Banwell?
Option 1 is to ask your friends and family who they would recommend. Option 2 is to use a search tool on the web for conveyancing in Banwell. Telephone two or three from the list and request that they send you their conveyancing estimate and speak to the lawyer who will conduct your conveyancing before you commit. Third is to make use of this site to assist you in finding the right solicitors taking into account your unique factors including location,speed, complexity and who your intended mortgage company is.Do not be fooled by £99 conveyancing solicitors in Banwell