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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Berkhamsted

My best friend’s mother is a conveyancing practitioner. I suspect that I'll be able to get mate’s pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what level of costs should I be paying for conveyancing in Berkhamsted?

Do compare pricing. Make use of our comparison tool on this page. Whilst quotes do vary but the service one can expect differ between law firms as is the case with the vast majority of professional services.

Do the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend handle auction conveyancing in Berkhamsted?

There are a few niche practitioners we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. Berkhamsted is one of the many locations where our lawyers cover.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Berkhamsted? Why is this being asked of me?

It is indeed that case that these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in Berkhamsted. Nowadays you can not complete any conveyancing transaction in the absence handing over evidence of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence plus a utility bill. Please note that if you are providing your driving licence as evidence of ID it needs to be both the paper element and photo card part, one is not satisfactory without the other.

Proof of the source of money is necessary in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations. Please do not be offended when when this is requested of you as your conveyancing solicitor must retain this information on record. Your Berkhamsted conveyancing lawyer will need to see evidence of proof of funds prior to accepting any money from you into their client account and they should also ask additional queries regarding the origin of monies.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in last month in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Berkhamsted is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Berkhamsted are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Berkhamsted you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Berkhamsted 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 premises.

Me and my husband are buying a leasehold property in Berkhamsted. Conveyancing quotes are averaging around £1700. Is that reasonable?

The average cost in 2014 for conveyancing in Berkhamsted was £1,419 not including Land Tax and HMLR fees.

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