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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Barnard Castle

I am looking for value for money conveyancer. Do I opt for a web based conveyancer as opposed to a family Barnard Castle conveyancing solicitor?

On the whole conveyancing solicitors in your location will enjoy excellent relationships with your local authority, which can help with the Barnard Castle conveyancing searches that your conveyancer will inevitably need. It can only be a plus if they have good relationships with the Local Land Registry Office your area Barnard Castle, other lawyers in the location and Barnard Castle Estate Agents.

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Barnard Castle even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for example if I wish to acquire a shop in Barnard Castle with a loan from Aldermore?

Our comparison service is mainly utilised to select domestic conveyancing solicitors in Barnard Castle but we have set out at the bottom of this page a few Barnard Castle commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the solicitors directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Aldermore

I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Barnard Castle. I now require my papers but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Barnard Castle of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

How does conveyancing in Barnard Castle differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Barnard Castle come to us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is finished. This is because house builders in Barnard Castle typically buy the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Barnard Castle or who has acted in the same development.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Barnard Castle ahead of instructing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will not issue a mortgage on this type of property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you call us we can investigate further with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Barnard Castle. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

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