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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chesterton

Why would I instruct a Chesterton conveyancing firm when web based conveyancers are more affordable?

Its a good idea to shop around for conveyancing costs in Chesterton and you should seek a reasonable fee calculation but don’t be focused with getting the cheapest Chesterton conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a seamless and a frustrating house move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced conveyancer. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a telephone conversation and are no substitute for a one to one meeting. The firms that we work with will allocate you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can tackle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, providing a level of continuity that you rarely receive from an internet conveyancer. Our lawyers will update you on progress making sure that you are regularly updated. If you ever need to call the firm you will know who you need to speak to and they will be sure you are in the know.

I used Action Conveyancing several years past for my conveyancing in Chesterton. I now require my file but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do contact 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 Chesterton 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.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Chesterton benefiting from help to buy. The builders refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The estate agent told me not reveal to my solicitor about the side-deal as it will adversely affect my mortgage with the lender. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a house in Chesterton in advance of instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend not give a mortgage on a flying freehold property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Chesterton. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business offices in Chesterton and how can you help?

The particular law that you refer to affords security of tenure to business tenants, giving them the dueness to apply to court for a renewal lease and continue in occupation at the end of an expired lease. There are certain specified grounds where a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Chesterton is one of our many locations in which the firms we work with are based

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