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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Berkeley

Having been told to check out your service we were going to use a conveyancing solicitor in Berkeley recommended on your site but stumbled across some other quotes on the internet appear less expensive – why is this?

There are plenty of conveyancers marketing what appear to be very low prices. We would encourage you to think twice about how much you respect your own move to you are willing to be penny wise pound foolish concerning the quality of the legal work. Many of them list a bargain quote to grab your attention but conceal extra charges in the fine print..

Having sold my house in Berkeley last August but our buyer keeps e-mailing me to say her solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?

Post completion of your sale your solicitor should forward the transfer documentation and all of the paperwork to the purchaser's solicitors. If applicable, your conveyancer must also confirm that the home loan has been discharged to the purchasers conveyancers. There are no post completion requirements specific conveyancing in Berkeley.

My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Berkeley. I need to find out if they are on the National Westminster Bank conveyancing panel. Can you assist?

The first thing to do is phone your conveyancer and enquire whether they can act for the bank. Alternatively you can call National Westminster Bank who may be able to confirm.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in last month in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Berkeley is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Berkeley are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Berkeley you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Berkeley may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

Do online conveyancing companies do everything a local Berkeley solicitor does or must I employ a solicitor for the final stages for my conveyancing in Berkeley?

Where you use an online conveyancer they should undertake all the things your Berkeley solicitor would cover.

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