Are you able to vouch for a Alliance & Leicester approved Conwy conveyancing firm who can have us moved in within less than a month? Would it be better to use a local Conwy conveyancer or a web based comparison site?
We would be happy to suggest some excellent Conwy conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the main road in Conwy. Approach a couple of law practices and request to see a conveyancing solicitor for a costs illustration. Mention your deadline together with the reasons and ask for an assurance on your deadline. Choose the lawyer that you are most comfortable with.
Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Conwy is more expensive?
In short, leasehold conveyancing in Conwy and elsewhere usually involve additional work compared to freehold transactions. This includes reviewing the lease, liaising with the landlord about serving appropriate notices, obtaining current service charge and management information, obtaining the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – no matter how many different proprietor have owned the lease since it was first granted.
I had intended to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Conwy for our house move. Our broker informed us that our mortgage lenders Aldermore won't deal with them. Surely this is unfair competition?
A decade ago most lenders had an appetite for risk which was higher than today. Almost all Conwy conveyancing firms would have been on most bank panels. The Financial Services Authority in 2010 carried out a thematic review into mortgage fraud which concluded: mortgage lenders should know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, lenders have regularly sought more information from law firms about their operations and their employees as well as set certain criteria such a completing on a minimum volume of transactions. Many Conwy conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have a 100% healthy track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Conwy is amongst the hundreds of locations where the conveyancers we recommend are on the panel for Aldermore.
My partner and I are selling our property in Conwy and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was constructed on contaminated land. A local lawyer would know this is not the case. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers are using a factory type conveyancing outfit rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Conwy. Having lived in Conwy for 5 years we know of no issue. Should we get in touch with our local Authority to seek confirmation that the buyers are looking for.
It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing solicitor currently acting for you. Are they able to advise? You should enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same sickness)
I am looking into buying my first house which is in Conwy and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Conwy. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Conwy area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Conwy. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found