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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bramhall

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Bramhall? What am I being asked for?

In order to comply with Money Laundering Regulations any Bramhall conveyancing firm will require proof of identity in all conveyancing matters. This is usually dealt with by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility bill showing where you reside.

In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, property lawyers are required to check not only the ID of conveyancing clients but also the source of monies that they receive in respect of any matter. Refusal to disclose this may lead to your lawyer terminating their relationship with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.

Your conveyancers will have an obligation to make a disclosure to the appropriate authorities should they believe that any monies received by them may contravene the Money Laundering Regulations.

Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Bramhall?

There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Bramhall and Solicitor partnerships in Bramhall who can help with your conveyancing 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 have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Bramhall off the council. I have a mortgage agreed with Bank of Ireland. Conveyancing is new to me. 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 Bank of Ireland, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel.

Completion of my purchase has taken place for my property in Bramhall. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I would like to complain about the lender. How do I make a complaint?

Almost all banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are resolved very quickly. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR with full details of your complaint.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Bramhall before retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend refuse to grant a loan on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you call us we can check 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 Bramhall. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Bramhall to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Bramhall and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Bramhall. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Bramhall area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Bramhall. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

What is the reason for new build conveyancing in Bramhall being more expensive?

Purchasing a new build property is completely distinct from the normal house purchase conveyancing in Bramhall. For a start sellers ordinarily insist contracts to exchange very quickly, so there is a a great deal of pressure on your lawyer to ensure all is in order. In addition new build conveyancing often involve examination of adoption of highways, drains, planning considerations, building warranties or architects certificates. Bank requirements are also more demanding. Due to the complex nature of the process for these types of properties, the conveyancing new build fees are higher than normal.

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