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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blakeney

Having sold my house in Blakeney last April yet the purchaser is texting me to say his solicitor is waiting to hear from mysolicitor. What should have happened following completion?

Post completion of your sale your lawyer is committed to send the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. If applicable, your conveyancer must also send confirmation that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been repaid to the purchasers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion steps specific conveyancing in Blakeney.

I had intended to instruct a property lawyer in Blakeney for our home move. Our broker informed us that our bank Nationwide Building Society won't deal with them. Surely this is unduly restrictive?

Banks on the whole restrict either the category or the amount of conveyancing firms on their member panel. Typical examples of such restriction(s) being that a firm must not be a sole practitioner. As well as restricting the type of firm, some have reduced the amount of solicitor practices they allow to act for them. Be aware that Nationwide Building Society have no responsibility for the quality of advice provided by any member of Nationwide Building Society Conveyancer Panel. Mortgage fraud was a key driver in the reduction of solicitor panels a few years ago even though there are mixed views regarding the extent of solicitor involvement in some of that fraud. Statistics from the Land Registry indicate that plenty of law firms, including some in or near Blakeney only execute a couple conveyances a year.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may affect a commercial land in Blakeney?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Blakeney will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Blakeney. The search result 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 Blakeney.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Blakeney 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 could cause delays to Blakeney commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Blakeney.

I have recentlybeen informed that Action Conveyancing have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Blakeney for a purchase of a leasehold flat 9 months ago. How can I check that my home is in my name in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest method to see if the premises is in your name, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Blakeney conveyancing specialists.

What is the difference between surveying and conveyancing in Blakeney?

Conveyancing - in Blakeney or anywhere in England and Wales - is the process of legally transferring legal title of property from one person to another. It therefore includes the investigation of the title. Whether buying or selling, you should be aware of anything affecting the property such as proposals by government departments, illegal buildings, or outstanding rates. The conveyancer should conduct the appropriate searches and inquiries on the property. Surveying relates to the structure of a property itself. A surveyor will look at a house, flat and any outbuildings you’re intending to buy and will help you find out about the condition of the building and, if there are problems, give you a powerful reason for reducing the price down or asking the vendor to fix the defects before you complete your move.

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