Completed the sale of my flat in Colwyn Bay last December yet the purchaser is Skype messaging every few hours complaining that their solicitor is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What should have happened following completion?
Post completion of your house sale your lawyer should send the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor should also evidence that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been paid off to the purchasers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion formalities specific conveyancing in Colwyn Bay.
I can see plenty of information on this site about conveyancing in Colwyn Bay but can you isolate your top tip for selecting the right conveyancer in Colwyn Bay
We would encourage you not to base your choice on the cheapest Colwyn Bay conveyancing fees. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. 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 go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
Is there a list of Aldermore panel conveyancers in Colwyn Bay on the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook Website?
No. There is no such facility on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association sites. A small selection of mortgage companies make their panel listings available over the internet. Where you are looking for a Colwyn Bay lawyer on the Aldermore please make the most of our facility.
Can I be sure that the Colwyn Bay conveyancing solicitor on the UBS panel is any good?
When it comes to conveyancing in Colwyn Bay seeking 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 advertising the lowest fees. We would always recommend that you speak with the solicitor handling your conveyancing.
What does a local search reveal about the property we're purchasing in Colwyn Bay?
Colwyn Bay conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations such as Xpress Legal The local search plays an important part in most Colwyn Bay conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any nasty once you have moved into your new home. The search will supply data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic areas.
I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Colwyn Bay prior to instructing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor has said that some banks will not give a loan on such a home.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions from Nationwide. If you contact us we can check via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Colwyn Bay. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
As a tenant I am on the hook for a maintenance fee for my flat in Colwyn Bay. As a result of poor financial planning I slipped into arrears with payments. The managing agents agreed a settlement plan but there is still a couple of outstanding as of today.
I am under pressure to sell and I am panicking this will threaten to derail the sale if I have to pay off the arrears now. Do I have to settle before - is this achievable?
The lawyer conducting your Colwyn Bay sale will hopefully be in a position to negotiate with the appropriate parties, with a new to seeing if they would accept settlement from completion monies. Here is indicative of why it might be good to select a conveyancing practitioner in Colwyn Bay as they are likely to enjoy an open line of communication with the management company.