We note that you have a search directory identifying solicitors on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a referral fee if I appoint them for our conveyancing in County Durham?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in County Durham.
Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that could impact a commercial site in County Durham?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in County Durham will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in County Durham. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in County Durham.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in County Durham it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can result in delays to County Durham commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in County Durham.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in County Durham. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.
Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in County Durham
Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in County Durham prior to instructing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend not grant a mortgage on such a property.
It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Nationwide. If you e-mail us we can check with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in County Durham. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in County Durham especially if they are familiar with such properties in County Durham.
For various reasons I cannot be present at my County Durham conveyancing lawyers office to sign documents for conveyancing in County Durham – will this be an issue?
You need not be concerned. County Durham conveyancing solicitors can deal with home moves for clients throughout the rest of the country. It is not necessary for you to be able to meet your lawyer in the flesh at a County Durham conveyancers office. Almost all lawyer can undertake all communications through post, email, telephone and fax.