Find a Battle Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Battle? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Battle conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battle

Why would I instruct a Battle conveyancing firm when online conveyancers are less overpriced?

Its a good idea to compare conveyancing costs in Battle and you should seek an affordable estimate but don’t be focused with getting the lowest priced Battle conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a seamless and a stressful home move. You need to ensure that you have expert advice from a specialist conveyancer. Emails can't take the place of a telephone conversation and are no substitute for a one to one consultation. The firms that we work with will allocate you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can tackle your conveyancing from start to finish, giving the sort of personalised service that you are unlikely to received from an internet conveyancer. He or She will contact you regularly to update you on progress making sure that you are ensuring that you are updated at regular intervals. Should you need to phone the firm you will be sure who you need to speak to and they will ensure you are in the know.

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Battle costs more?

The conveyancing costs on a leasehold premises in Battle is inevitably greater when contrasted to a freehold residence. This is due to the extra work necessary in dealing with the landlord and managing agents to obtain evidence concerning whether the rent and maintenance fee have been discharged and whether there are any significant expenditure in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the block.

My wife and I purchased a renovated Victorian property in Battle. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Godiva Mortgages Ltd. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are a couple of entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold under the exact same property. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?

You need to review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Battle and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the purchase.

I'm buying my first flat in Battle benefiting from help to buy. The sellers would not reduce the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The house builders rep told me not disclose to my solicitor about this side-deal as it may impact my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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'm converting the mortgage on my current home to a buy to let loan with Yorkshire Building Society and I will use the rest of the raised equity as a deposit on another house. The area we are talking about is Battle. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two banks and tie in the two deals?

Make use of our comparison tool on this page to be sure that the solicitors are on the relevant lender panels. On the basis that they are your conveyancer should be able to simultaneously deal with the two transactions but you should have a chat with you lawyer and specify your expectations and requirements.

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