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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Brixworth

Do I choose a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Brixworth?

There are two types of lawyers who can carry out conveyancing in Brixworth namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can handle conveyancing services that you need to complete the disposal or purchase of property. Both are duty bound to execute Brixworth conveyancing on similar quality and guidelines so you can be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be properly administered and that all requirements and procedures should be correctly attended to.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am wet behind the ears as a first time purchaser of a garden flat in Brixworth. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on the completion date from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Brixworth?

On the day of completion you will not be required to attend the conveyancers office in Brixworth. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the completion advance to the vendor’s solicitors, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to receive the keys from the Estate Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

My father informed me that in purchasing a property in Brixworth there may be various restrictions preventing external alterations to a property. Is this right?

There are a number of properties in Brixworth which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Brixworth should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

What will a local search tell me about the house my wife and I buying in Brixworth?

Brixworth conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for instance Onsearch The local search plays an important part in most Brixworth conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search should provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject areas.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my property can not be found. The conveyancers who did the conveyancing in Brixworth 10 years ago are no longer around. What are my options?

You no longer need to hold title deeds to evidence that you are the registered proprietor of land or property, as the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.

I am buying a new build house in Brixworth with the aid of help to buy. The developers would not move on the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The sale representative told me not disclose to my solicitor about this extras as it would put at risk my loan with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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 decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Brixworth ahead of retaining lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to grant a loan on such a premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Brixworth. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

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