It has taken forever and a day but a mortgage agreement from HSBC for the remortgage of my 2 room garden flat is expected within the next few days. Can you suggest a cheap conveyancing solicitor in Chafford Hundred?
You are on the wrong site if you are seeking the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Chafford Hundred. Our aim is to provide value for money conveyancing but our intention is not to work with the cheapest lawyers. Resist the temptation to appoint brokers offering £100 conveyancing in Chafford Hundred. At best, in choosing a lawyer for cheap conveyancing, you will receive what you pay for and at worst it will result in you with a surprising uplift in additional fees and still not get the service you were looking for.
Do lawyers request money up-front for my conveyancing in Chafford Hundred?
Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Chafford Hundred your lawyer will ask you put them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is needed to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. When the deposit is payable against the sale price then this will be required immediately in advance of exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is due should be transferred a few days prior to the day of completion.
We wanted to use a conveyancing solicitor in Chafford Hundred for our house move. Our broker informed us that our mortgage company Nottingham Building Society won't deal with them. Why is this not regarded as unduly restrictive?
Pre- 2008 most lenders had an appetite for risk which was higher than today. Almost all Chafford Hundred conveyancing firms would have been on most lender panels. The FSA in 2010 carried out a thematic investigation into mortgage fraud which concluded: know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, mortgage companies are increasingly seeing more data from law firms regarding their operations and the individuals who work for them and set certain criteria such a completing on a minimum volume of conveyancing. Many Chafford Hundred conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have a 100% healthy track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Chafford Hundred is one of the hundreds of areas where the lawyers we recommend are are authorised to act for Nottingham Building Society.
We are intent on selling our property in Chafford Hundred and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was built land that was not decontaminated. Any high street Chafford Hundred conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the buyers instructed a factory type conveyancing practice rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Chafford Hundred. We have lived in Chafford Hundred for six years we know of no issue. Do we contact our local Authority to seek clarification need.
It would appear that you have a conveyancing lawyer already. Are they able to advise? You must check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same ailment)
Have completed on a a terraced house in Chafford Hundred , how long will it take for the Land Registry to record the transfer to my name? My Chafford Hundred conveyancing solicitor has been painfully slow, so I want to check the land registry aspects are addressed.
There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Chafford Hundred registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timeframes can vary subject to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry communicate with any 3rd parties. Currently approximately three quarters of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to extensive hold-ups. Historically registration is effected after the buyer is living at the property so 'speed' is not typically top priority but where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your conveyancer must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.