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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cheshire

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in Cheshire. My lender is Nationwide Building Society

Nationwide Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 19/5/2024, the requirements read as follows :

About to purchase a new build apartment in Cheshire. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Cheshire

    Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please supply a car parking plan. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Cheshire ahead of retaining conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor advised that some lenders tend not issue a mortgage on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Cheshire. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Cheshire to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I'm converting the mortgage on my existing house to a BTL loan with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society and intend to use the remaining equity as a down payment on another house. The area we are interested in is Cheshire. Will your solicitors be able to act for the two banks and link together the two deals?

Make use of our search tool on this site to ensure that the lawyers are approved by both lenders. Having checked that they are the solicitor should be able to tie up the two deals but you should have a chat with you solicitor and specify your desired outcome and requirements.

Should I choose a Cheshire conveyancing practitioner based in the area that I am purchasing? I have an old university friend who can handle the conveyancing however her office is 200miles drive away.

The benefit of a local Cheshire conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to execute documents, present your identification documents and apply pressure on them if necessary. Having local Cheshire know how is a bonus. However it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If other friends have used your friend and they were impressed that should trump using an unfamiliar Cheshire conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being local.

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