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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Buckden

Would the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site perform right to buy conveyancing in Buckden?

We do have a number of conveyancing lawyers who can service right to buy conveyancing matters Please get in touch with us with a view to get a costs calculation.

We are purchasing a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in Buckden. The intention is to an extension at the rear at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve investigations to ascertain if these alterations are permitted?

Your conveyancer will check the deeds as conveyancing in Buckden can sometimes identify restrictions in the title deeds which prevent certain changes or require the consent of a 3rd party. Some additions require local authority planning permissions and approval in accordance building regulations. Some locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. It would be wise to check these things with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.

I have a mortgage with Coventry BS for my property in Buckden. Conveyancing was finalised 12 months ago. In the event that I decide to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Coventry BS?

You must advise Coventry BS in advance of renting your property as this is likely to be a breach of Coventry BS’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will permit you to let out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Coventry BS directly. You need not do this via a Coventry BS conveyancing panel firm.

I recently had an offer accepted on an apartment in Buckden. My financial adviser suggested a lawyer. I paid an advanced payment of £225. Soon after, the conveyancing practitioner contacted me embarrassingly acknowledging that they were not on the Aldermore 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 Aldermore 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.

Should my conveyancer be raising enquiries regarding flooding during the conveyancing in Buckden.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for conveyancers dealing with homes in Buckden. There are those who acquire a property in Buckden, fully expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or sell the premises. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Conveyancers are not qualified to offer advice on flood risk, however there are a various checks that may be initiated by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which should give them a better understanding of the risks in Buckden. The conventional set of completed inquiry forms sent to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) contains a standard inquiry of the seller to find out whether the premises has historically flooded. In the event that the premises has been flooded in past and is not revealed by the vendor, then a buyer may bring a claim for damages resulting from an misleading answer. The purchaser’s lawyers may also order an environmental report. This will reveal if there is any known flood risk. If so, additional inquiries should be conducted.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for leasehold conveyancing in Buckden. I've chance upon a web site which looks to be the ideal answer If it is possible to get all the legals completed via web that would be ideal. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

New build sellers have suggested I use a lawyer and I've obtained an estimate from them. It's nearly two hundred pounds less expensive than my own Buckden property lawyer. Should I use them?

Builders normally have panels of conveyancers who are quick and who know the developer’s paperwork and conveyancer. As many developers offer an incentive to select a preferred solicitor for this reason, any increased cost can be avoided and a builder won't recommend a conveyancing factory and run the risk of having the conveyancing stall when they require an exchange in 28 days. The argument for not agreeing to use the suggested conveyancer is that they may prove reluctant to 'push' your interests for fear of upsetting the developer. If you worry that this may be the case you should keep with your high street Buckden lawyer.

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