My husband and I are acquiring a brand new apartment in Cippenham and my solicitor is telling me that she has to the mortgage company to reveal incentives from the builder. The Estate Agents are hassling me to exchange contracts and I have no desire to prolong the conveyancing. is my lawyer playing by the book?
You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your lawyer. A precondition to being on a lender panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.
We note that you have a post code search directory identifying firms on the Principality conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Cippenham?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Principality conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Cippenham.
Is it necessary to pay for insurance to address the risk of chancel repairs when purchasing a house in Cippenham?
Unless a prior purchase of the premises took place after 12 October 2013 you can assume that conveyancing practitioners carrying out conveyancing in Cippenham to continue to propose a a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
I have recentlyfound out that Action Conveyancing have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Cippenham for a purchase of a leasehold flat 18 months ago. How can I check that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?
The quickest method to check if the property is in your name, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Cippenham conveyancing specialists.
Am I best advised to choose a Cippenham conveyancing solicitor in close proximity to the house I am purchasing? An old friend can handle the legal formalities however his firm is located 300miles drive away.
The benefit of a high street Cippenham conveyancing firm is that you can attend the office to sign documents, present your identification documents and pester them if necessary. Having local Cippenham know how is a bonus. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who used your friend and they were content that should surpass using an unfamiliar Cippenham conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being round the corner.