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Ready to buy a new home in Burton Latimer? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Burton Latimer conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Burton Latimer

Why would one appoint a Burton Latimer conveyancing firm given that national alternatives are cheap by comparison?

To take your time to find compare conveyancing costs in Burton Latimer and you should seek a competitive quote but don’t be focused with sourcing the lowest priced Burton Latimer conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a smooth and a distressing home move. You need to ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced conveyancer. An e-mail can never replace a telephone call and are no substitute for a face to face meeting. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and trusted conveyancing solicitor that will deal with your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, giving the sort of continuity that you are unlikely to received from an online conveyancer. He or She will inform you as to any developments and keep you informed. If you ever need to contact the office you will be sure who to ask for and we'll be sure you are kept fully informed.

My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Burton Latimer. I I am struggling to find out whether they are on the The Mortgage Works approved list of lawyers. Can you advise?

The first thing you should do is contact your solicitor and enquire whether they can act for the lender. Otherwise please get in touch with The Mortgage Works who may be able to assist.

How does conveyancing in Burton Latimer differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Burton Latimer approach us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is completed. This is because developers in Burton Latimer usually buy the land, 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 conveyancers 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 Burton Latimer or who has acted in the same development.

When it comes to leasehold conveyancing in Burton Latimer what are the most common lease problems?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Burton Latimer. Most leases are unique and drafting errors can result in certain clauses are not included. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    Maintenance charge proportions which don’t add up to the correct percentage A provision to repair to or maintain elements of the building

You will have difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease primarily because it impacts on the ability to obtain a mortgage on the property. Accord Mortgages Ltd, The Mortgage Works, and Platform Home Loans Ltd all have express requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is defective they may refuse to provide security, obliging the purchaser to withdraw.

Burton Latimer Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    Who takes charge for maintaining and repairing the block? Are there any major works anticipated that will likely add a premium to the maintenance fees? It is important to be aware if changing the roof or some other major work is due shortly that will be shared amongst the leasehold owners and will materially impact the level of the maintenance fees or necessitate a one time invoice.

My husband and I are buying a three bedroom apartmentin Burton Latimer with a residential mortgage from a lender. We have selected a solicitor in Burton Latimer however our lender says he's not approved on their "panel". It seems we have little choice but to instruct one of the our bank panel firms or stay with our Burton Latimer solicitor and incur the extra costs for one of their panel ones to represent our lender. This seems very unfair; is there anything we can do?

No, not really. The mortgage company home loan offered to you is subject to its terms and conditions, one of which will be that lawyers will on the mortgage company's conveyancing panel. Until recently, most banks had large numbers of law firms on their panels, including many conveyancing solicitors in Burton Latimer : a mortgagee could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. A further alternative is for your lawyer to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for your mortgage company.

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