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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bournemouth

Our grandson is about to exchange on a house that has just been built in Bournemouth with a home loan from Leeds Building Society. His solicitor has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?

The document is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the transaction. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when asked. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

Completed the sale of my flat in Bournemouth last April yet the purchaser is texting daily complaining that her conveyancer is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?

Post completion of your disposal your lawyer is duty bound to deliver the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor must also evidence that the home loan has been paid off to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion procedures peculiar conveyancing in Bournemouth.

I am purchasing my first flat in Bournemouth with a mortgage from Yorkshire Building Society. The developers would not move on the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The estate agent advised me not inform my lawyer about this deal as it could affect my loan with Yorkshire Building Society. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Bournemouth ahead of instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some lenders will refuse to grant a mortgage on such a premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Bournemouth. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

Taking into account that I am about to part with 450k on a house in Bournemouth I wish to talk to a lawyer about mytransaction prior to appointing 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 speaking to the solicitor due to be doing your property ownership legalities in Bournemouth.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important individual, not a case reference. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are quoted for your conveyancing in Bournemouth should be the figure that you are charged.

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