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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Braunstone

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Braunstone. My lender is Chelsea Building Society

Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 16/12/2018, the requirements read as follows :

How does conveyancing in Braunstone differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Braunstone contact us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is completed. This is because developers in Braunstone usually purchase the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Braunstone or who has acted in the same development.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Braunstone is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Braunstone are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Braunstone you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Braunstone 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 residence.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my uncle I am selling a residence in Neath but I am based in Braunstone. My conveyancer (approximately 235 miles from meneeds me to execute a stat dec ahead of the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Braunstone who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Braunstone

I'm selling a apartment in Braunstone. I can find my conveyancer's company on the Law Society's list, but I can't find my lawyer's name as listed on the regulator's website. Should I be concerned?

Not all staff in the company must be listed by the regulator. Provided there is someone qualified to 'oversee' the transaction, the actual day-to-day activity can be undertaken by unlicensed staff.

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