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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blagdon

Will conveyancers request money up-front when it comes to conveyancing in Blagdon?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Blagdon your lawyer will ask you put them with monies to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the conveyancing searches. If any deposit is payable against the purchase price then this will be required immediately prior to contracts are exchanged. Any further balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Blagdon?

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Blagdon and Solicitor firms in Blagdon to choose from It is important to make clear that both are regulated professionals specialising in the legal aspects of transferring property. Both can conduct associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

I am assisting my step-mother sell her property in Blagdon. Does the conveyancing solicitor arrange an EPC or it is for the seller to see to?

After the abolition of Home Packs, EPC’s was kept a compulsory component of selling a property. An energy performance certificate should be to hand prior to the property being marketed. This is not a task that lawyers normally organise. Where you are instructing a Blagdon conveyancing solicitor they might help arrange energy assessments due to their contacts with long established local providers

After shopping around on the internet I have found a Blagdon solicitor having made sure that they are on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Coventry BS will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Coventry BS will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own Blagdon surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.

Will our conveyancer be making enquiries concerning flooding as part of the conveyancing in Blagdon.

Flooding is a growing risk for lawyers dealing with homes in Blagdon. Some people will purchase a property in Blagdon, fully aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical destruction, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Conveyancers are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, but there are a various checks that can be initiated by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which should figure out the risks in Blagdon. The standard information supplied to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a usual question of the vendor to find out if the property has historically flooded. If the residence has been flooded in past and is not notified by the owner, then a purchaser could bring a compensation claim resulting from an inaccurate reply. The purchaser’s conveyancers should also carry out an enviro search. This will indicate whether there is any known flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations should be conducted.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Blagdon?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Blagdon. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

My business partner and I are looking to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend lawyers offering no-sale-no charges for non-domestic conveyancing in Blagdon for less than 1500k?

We are happy to recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Blagdon, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are looking to acquire or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will find you the right lawyer. Regarding the fees these will vary based on the structure and complexity of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your details or call us so that we may supply you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.

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