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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bishops Stortford

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Bishops Stortford even if I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for instance where I wish to acquire an office in Bishops Stortford with a mortgage from The Mortgage Works?

Our comparison service is primarily there to select domestic conveyancing solicitors in Bishops Stortford but we have recorded at the bottom of this page a few Bishops Stortford commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the company directly to check if they are also authorised to represent The Mortgage Works

Have just purchased a repossessed house at auction in Bishops Stortford. Conveyancing is required. What are my next steps?

Now that you are to in every practical sense signed on the dotted line you should retain a conveyancing solicitor quickly as you are faced with a tight deadline in which to complete the transaction. An auction property will have a corresponding legal set of papers. This will include most,if not all of the documents that your conveyancer will need. Where you are dealing with leasehold premises the legal pack may contain a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing paperwork pertinent to leasehold premises. You should give this to the lawyer working for you ASAP. Do make sure that your finances are in order to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

We are aiming to move home in May. Does my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the day of completion. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Bishops Stortford. Conveyancing firm was organised prior to coming across your site.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to collect the house keys from your property agent but this can only be done once the vendors conveyancers confirm to the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be collected. You will need to advise the removal men that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a specific removal company but can assist you in finding a conveyancing in Bishops Stortford or a legal practice that specialises in conveyancing in Bishops Stortford.

I am selling my house. I had a double glazing fitted in October 2008, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s lender, Principality are being pedantic. The Bishops Stortford solicitor who is on the Principality conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but Principality are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do Principality have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Principality have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Principality may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

Various web forums that I have frequented warn that are a common reason for delay in Bishops Stortford conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released conclusions of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the top 10 causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in Bishops Stortford.

How does conveyancing in Bishops Stortford differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Bishops Stortford approach us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is ready to move into. This is because builders in Bishops Stortford typically 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 conveyancers 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 used to new build conveyancing in Bishops Stortford or who has acted in the same development.

Taking into account that I will soon spend hundreds of thousands of pounds on a terraced house in Bishops Stortford I would like to have a conversation with the solicitor concerning thehome move ahead of instructing the firm. Can this be arranged?

We could not agree more - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the lawyer who will be carrying out your conveyancing in Bishops Stortford.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important individual, not a file reference. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are quoted for residential conveyancing in Bishops Stortford should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

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