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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Birchington

As a first time buyer what is the most important advice you can give me about purchase conveyancing in Birchington?

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Birchington and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of opportunity for conflict between you and other parties involved in the transaction. E.g., the seller, estate agent and even potentially your bank. Choosing a solicitor for your conveyancing in Birchington an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the process whose responsibility is to look after your legal interests and to protect you.

Every so often a third party with a vested interest may attempt to sway you that it is in your interests to do things their way. As an example, the estate agent may claim to be helping by suggesting your conveyancer is slow. Or your mortgage broker may try to convince you to do something that is contrary to your conveyancers advice. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

My Solicitor in Birchington has never been on on the Nationwide Building Society Solicitor Panel. Is it possible for me to use my family solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the Nationwide Building Society approved list?

The limited options available to you here include:

  1. Complete the purchase with your existing Birchington solicitors but Nationwide Building Society will need to use a solicitor on their panel. This will result in additional total conveyancing fees as well as cause frustration.
  2. Find an alternative solicitor to to deal with the purchase, remembering to check they are on the Nationwide Building Society panel

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial site in Birchington?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Birchington will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Birchington. The report sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Birchington.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Birchington it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may result in delays to Birchington commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Birchington.

How does conveyancing in Birchington differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Birchington contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is constructed. This is because house builders in Birchington tend to purchase the real estate, 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 conveyancing solicitors 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 accustomed to new build conveyancing in Birchington or who has acted in the same development.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for purchase conveyancing in Birchington. I have stumble upon a site which appears to be the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all the legals done via web that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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