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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chepstow

Why do I have to pay up front for my conveyancing in Chepstow?

If you are buying a property in Chepstow your lawyer will ask you place them with funds to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. If any down payment is as part of the sale price then this should be needed shortly in advance of contracts are exchanged. Any further balance that is due will be payable shortly before completion.

There are plenty of conveyancing solicitors in Chepstow but how do I know who's good?

Do not opt for the lowest Chepstow conveyancing quote. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in ahead of the deal.

I am helping my sister sell her house in Chepstow. Will the conveyancer arrange an EPC or it is for the seller to see to?

After the demise of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates remained a required element of selling a property. An energy assessment needs to be to hand in advance of the property being advertised. This is not something that conveyancers ordinarily arrange. If you are using a Chepstow conveyancing lawyer they may be willing to arrange energy performance certificates given their contacts with long established Chepstow assessors

Can I be sure that the Chepstow conveyancing solicitor on the Principality panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Chepstow obtaining recommendations is a sensible start. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always advocate that you speak with the lawyer carrying out your conveyancing.

I bought my flat on 16 February and my personal details is yet to be registered. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Chepstow expressed confidence that it will be recorded inside ten days. Are titles in Chepstow uniquely lengthy to register?

There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Chepstow registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can adjust depending on who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any interested persons or bodies. At present roughly 80% of submission are completed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be protracted delays. Registration takes place after the buyer has moved in to the property so 'speed' is not always primary concern yet if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor must speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial property in Chepstow and how can your lawyers assist?

The particular law that you refer to affords protection to business leaseholders, giving them the right to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease comes to an end. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Chepstow is one of the numerous locations in which our lawyers are located

Should I cancel my mortgage payments with Nationwide once a completion date for my home sale in Chepstow has been agreed?

You are best advised to maintain paying any mortgage payments to Nationwide until the mortgage is repaid from the proceeds of sale as part of your Chepstow conveyancing.

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