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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bedford

Willusing a Bedford conveyancing firm make my purchase more efficient?

Generally conveyancing lawyers in your location will enjoy strong alliances with your local authority, which could help with your Bedford conveyancing searches that your conveyancer will require. It also helps if they have existing connections with the Local Land Registry Office your area Bedford, other lawyers in the area and Bedford Estate Agents.

We are a couple about to sign contracts for a property in Bedford. We have hit a snag. Our loan offer with Barclays expires on 11/2/2019 but the sellers are suggesting a completion date of 13/2/2019. Is it possible to extend the loan offer?

The person best placed to deal with your concern is your solicitors who will hopefully assess whether he or she is better off negotiating with the mortgage company, vendor’s solicitors, selling agents or conceivably all three given the history of your house move as of today.

We are selling our flat in Bedford. Will my lawyer have to be on the Principality conveyancing panel in order to deal with repayment of my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Principality conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their panel criteria fairly frequently currently.

Will our conveyancer be raising enquiries about flooding during the conveyancing in Bedford.

Flooding is a growing risk for conveyancers conducting conveyancing in Bedford. There are those who purchase a property in Bedford, fully expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, where a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or sell the property. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Conveyancers are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, however there are a various checks that may be initiated by the purchaser or by their conveyancers which should figure out the risks in Bedford. The conventional set of property information forms given to a buyer’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a standard inquiry of the seller to discover if the property has historically flooded. In the event that flooding has previously occurred and is not disclosed by the owner, then a buyer could commence a claim for damages as a result of such an misleading reply. The buyer’s conveyancers should also order an environmental search. This should disclose if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional inquiries will need to be made.

I am selling my home. My past conveyancers has retired. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Bedford if that makes things easier.

You should use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Bedford. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.

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