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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cambourne

IfI were to buy a simple residential homein Cambourne for cash and have no survey and no conveyancing searches how much should I expect to to save on my conveyancing in Cambourne?

The only reduction in fees you would achieve is the disbursement for searches. The conveyancing practitioner still got to do everything else - money laundering, liaising with your vendors lawyer, SDLT return, register the title etc. A slight saving might be made by not needing to register a mortgage however it won't be meaningful.

Why do I have to pay up front when it comes to conveyancing in Cambourne?

If you are buying a property in Cambourne your lawyer will request that you place them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Normally this is asked for to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. When the down payment is payable against the total price then this should be needed shortly prior to exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is due should be transferred a couple of days ahead of the day of completion.

What does a local search reveal regarding the house we're purchasing in Cambourne?

Cambourne conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Xpress Legal The local search plays a central role in many a Cambourne conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search should provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (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 13 topic areas.

I purchased a 4 bedroom Victorian property in Cambourne. Conveyancing solicitor represented me and Aldermore. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold under the exact same address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Cambourne and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also question the situation with your conveyancing solicitor who conducted the purchase.

We are 3 weeks into a freehold purchase having been recommend to a firm by the local agent to perform conveyancing in Cambourne. I am not happy. Could you help me find new lawyers?

A lawyer would need to be really poor to suggest diss instructing them. Has the mortgage offer been generated? If so you will need to make them aware of the new contact details and get the offer are re-sent. The conveyancer should be on the lenders approved list to avoid supplemental charges and delays. That should be your first question of the new lawyers. The find a solicitor tool will assist you in finding a lender approved solicitor for your home move in Cambourne

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