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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter

We're in Chalfont St Peter, FTBs buying with a mortgage (lender is Leeds Building Society , and our solicitor is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter. Now, I need my documents however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Chalfont St Peter of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Chalfont St Peter is the location of the property. Is there any guidance you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Chalfont St Peter are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Chalfont St Peter you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Chalfont St Peter may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

I'm remortgaging my current house to a BTL mortgage with Accord Mortgages Ltd and I will use the rest of the raised equity as a down payment on another property. The area we are interested in is Chalfont St Peter. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two banks and link together the conveyances?

Do use our comparison tool on this site to be sure that the conveyancers are on the appropriate lender panels. Having checked that they are your solicitor will be able to simultaneously deal with the two deals but you should talk with you conveyancer and make clear your expectations and requirements.

Is there a reason that Chalfont St Peter conveyancing fees are more expensive for leasehold and freehold properties?

When acquiring a leasehold property there is more work involved purely due to the fact that usually there are further parties involved in the form of the freeholder and/or Management Agents. As part of a lawyers enquiries they will check that all ground rent and service charges are paid up to date amongst other general leasehold matters. For this reason, the Sellers lawyers usually have to refer to the freeholder or Managing Agent for their replies to our questions. This may be time consuming and beyond the lawyers control

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