Just been in touch with my conveyancing solicitor in Bartley Green who acted for me 18 months ago asking for a conveyancing costs illustration based on the same type of house move (a leasehold residence and a freehold property) of similar values with a loan from Bank of Ireland. It looks as though am now being charged twice the amount. Should I hunt for an alternative property lawyer?
The costs illustration is fractionally on the expensive side. If you are happy to expend time comparing quotes you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as a hundred pounds. That being said, providing that you were happy with the legal work the firm gave you couldlive to regret choosing an an unknown conveyancer. If is important to enquire the firm can also act for Bank of Ireland. You can utilise our search tool to locate a Bartley Green conveyancing firm on the Bank of Ireland approved list of lawyers, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Bartley Green.
Having sold my house in Bartley Green last September yet the purchaser is e-mailing daily complaining that her lawyer needs to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?
Following your disposal your conveyancer should deliver the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the purchaser's solicitors. Where relevant, your solicitor should also evidence that the home loan has been paid off to the purchasers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion requirements peculiar conveyancing in Bartley Green.
My bank has recommended solicitors on their panel based in Bartley Green but I would rather use a conveyancing lawyer in Bartley Green round the corner to me. Can you assist?
The minority of Bartley Green conveyancing solicitors are approved and listed on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Use our find an approved solicitor tool to identify a Bartley Green conveyancing solicitor on the on the mortgage company panel.
How does conveyancing in Bartley Green differ for new build properties?
Most buyers of new build property in Bartley Green come to us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is finished. This is because house builders in Bartley Green typically acquire the site, 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 property lawyers 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 Bartley Green or who has acted in the same development.
What do I do if I am unhappy with the conveyancing practitioner who handled our conveyancing in Bartley Green?
We live in an imperfect world, and unfortunately every so often things do go wrong. That being said there is recourse if you were not happy with your conveyancing in Bartley Green. This varies from trying to resolve matters directly with them, through to reporting a lawyer to their governing body. If you remain unhappy you may consider enlisting the help of the Legal Ombudsman.