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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blakeney

Our family solicitor has quoted £1350 for leasehold conveyancing in Blakeney. I’m looking to sell a newly refurbished house for £150,000. This appears over the top. Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Blakeney?

The estimate does seem a tad overpriced. If you shop around you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you maycome to rue opting for an an unknown conveyancer. Don't forget to check that the solicitor can also act for your bank. Do employ our comparison tool to choose a Blakeney conveyancing company on the lender’s member panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Blakeney.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Blakeney? Is this really necessary?

You are right in the requirement set out by your solicitor has nothing to do with conveyancing in Blakeney. Nowadays you will not be able to complete any conveyancing deal without first supplying evidence of your identity. Ordinarily this takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence as well as a bank statement. Please note that if you are supplying your driving licence as proof of ID it needs to be both the paper section as well as the photo card part, one is not acceptable in the absence of the other.

Evidence of the origin of funds is required under 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 Blakeney conveyancing practitioner will require evidence of proof of funds prior to accepting any monies from you into their client account and they will also ask additional queries regarding the source of monies.

My property lawyer in Blakeney is not listed on the Godiva Mortgages Ltd Approved Panel. Is it possible for me to retain my prefered solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the Godiva Mortgages Ltd list of approved lawyers?

Your options are as follows:

  1. Complete the purchase with your existing Blakeney lawyers but Godiva Mortgages Ltd will need to instruct a solicitor on their panel. This will result in additional total conveyancing fees as well as cause delays.
  2. Choose a new lawyer to to deal with the conveyancing, remembering to check they are Convince your conveyancer to do everything within their powers to join the Godiva Mortgages Ltd conveyancing panel

I decided to have a survey done on a property in Blakeney before appointing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to grant a loan on a flying freehold house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Blakeney. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Blakeney to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

Should I appoint a Blakeney conveyancing practitioner in close proximity to the house I am buying? We have a good friend who can execute the legal work but her office is a couple of hundredmiles drive away.

The primary upside of using a local Blakeney conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to execute paperwork, hand in your identification documents and pester them if necessary. Having local Blakeney know how is a plus. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will do a good and efficient job. If if people you trust instructed your friend and the majority were impressed that should trump using an unfamiliar Blakeney conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being Blakeney based.

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