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Ready to buy a new home in Cippenham? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Cippenham conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cippenham

At what point can the exchange of contracts occur in domestic conveyancing in Cippenham and am I required to attend the lawyers branch?

If you are near to one of the conveyancing solicitors in Cippenham you are welcome to come in to sign the paperwork. That being said, the firms we work with provide countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give just as detailed and professional a job for you when communicating with you by post or email. The signing of the contract is not when everything is set in stone. A signed contract simply enables the firm to exchange contracts at the suitable time, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where an extended "chain" is in the mix, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Cippenham)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.

Have just purchased a probate house at auction in Cippenham. Conveyancing is required. What is next?

Having exchanged you will need to find a conveyancing practitioner as a matter of priority as you will have a fast approaching a drop dead date to complete the conveyancing. All auction property will have a bespoke auction pack. This will likely include evidence of title and search results. If you have purchased leasehold property the auction pack may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation pertinent to a leasehold property. You must pass this on to your appointed conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible. Do make sure that that you have the requisite funding in place to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

We are buying a end of terrace house in Cippenham. The intention is to convert the garage to an office at the house.Will the conveyancing process include investigations to determine if these works are allowed?

Your solicitor should review the registered title as conveyancing in Cippenham will occasionally reveal restrictions in the title deeds which prevent categories of alterations or need the permission of another owner. Many extensions require local authority planning consent and approval in accordance building regulations. Certain locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. It would be wise to check these issues with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.

I recently had an offer accepted on an apartment in Cippenham. My financial adviser pressured me to appoint their conveyancing practitioner. I paid an upfront payment of £175. A few days later, the property lawyer contacted me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the HSBC conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the HSBC panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

A friend suggested that where I am purchasing in Cippenham I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is occasionally quoted for as part of the standard Cippenham conveyancing searches. It is a large report of about 40 pages, listing and setting out important information about Cippenham around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Cippenham Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Cippenham.

We are one month into a freehold purchase having been referred to conveyancers by the high street agent to execute conveyancing in Cippenham. We are not happy. Can you help me find new lawyers?

They would have to be very poor to suggest changing them. Has the mortgage been generated? If so you need to advise them of the new contact details and get the offer are re-sent. Your conveyancer should be on the lenders approved list to avoid escalating expenses and delays. That should be your first question of the new conveyancers. The find a solicitor tool should help you find a lender approved solicitor for your home move in Cippenham

Is it necessary during the course of the conveyancing process to pop into the offices of the lender conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Cippenham as it will be easier to attend their offices when needed.

As opposed to twenty years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide ID Documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a local solicitor, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in Cippenham.

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