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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bourton on the Water

I am assisting my mother sell her property in Bourton on the Water. Does the conveyancing solicitor commission an EPC or it is for the seller to coordinate?

After the demise of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates was kept a required part of moving house. An energy performance certificate must be to hand in advance of the property being put on the market. This is not something that conveyancers normally organise. Where you are using a Bourton on the Water conveyancing lawyer they might be willing to arrange EPC’s given their relationships with reputable local energy assessors

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Bourton on the Water off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Virgin Money. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Virgin Money, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel.

I recently had an offer accepted on an apartment in Bourton on the Water. My financial adviser suggested a solicitor. I paid an upfront payment of £150. A couple of days later, the conveyancer contacted me to say that they were not on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Lloyds panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

I am buying a new build house in Bourton on the Water with the aid of help to buy. The sellers refused to budge the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The property agent told me not reveal to my lawyer about the extras as it could impact my mortgage with Barnsley 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.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Bourton on the Water is the location of the property. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Bourton on the Water are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Bourton on the Water you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Bourton on the Water may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

What is different about your site and other internet conveyancing solicitors for conveyancing in Bourton on the Water?

At this site secure a conveyancing quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that understands the nuances of your conveyancing in Bourton on the Water. Unlike many estate agents and brokerage sites we are not in the business of charging firms a fee if you instruct them for your property ownership legalities in Bourton on the Water

Am I better off to instruct a Bourton on the Water conveyancing lawyer who is local to the property I am hoping to buy? We have a good friend who can execute the legal work however his firm is located over three hundred kilometers drive away.

The primary upside of using a local Bourton on the Water conveyancing firm is that you can pop in to execute paperwork, deliver your identification documents and pester them if necessary. Having local Bourton on the Water know how is a benefit. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust used your friend and they were happy that should trump using an unknown Bourton on the Water conveyancing solicitor just because they are based in the area.

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