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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Coxhoe

As a novice what is the most important piece of guidance you can give me about purchase conveyancing in Coxhoe?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Coxhoe and elsewhere in England and Wales is an adversarial experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of opportunity for friction between you and other parties involved in the ownership transfer. For example, the seller, selling agent and even potentially your bank. Selecting a solicitor for your conveyancing in Coxhoe is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE person in the process whose interest is to act in your best interests and to keep you safe.

There is a definite ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone must be at fault for the process being so protracted. We recommend that you your first instinct should be to trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal assignment of property.

My partner and I are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our home in Coxhoe and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a risk of it being built land that was not decontaminated. A high street Coxhoe conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the buyers are using a factory type conveyancing practice as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Coxhoe. Having lived in Coxhoe for many years we know that this is a non 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 firm already. What do they say? You should check with 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 life insurance to cover that same sickness)

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Coxhoe. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Coxhoe

    If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Coxhoe is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Coxhoe are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Coxhoe you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Coxhoe may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

My husband and I are 17 days into a freehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the estate agent to handle our conveyancing in Coxhoe. We are not happy. Can you help me find new conveyancers?

A lawyer would need to be very bad to suggest changing them. Has your loan offer been generated? In the event that it has you will need to make them aware of the new contact details and ensure the mortgage documents are issued to the new lawyers. Your solicitor ideally needs to be on the banks panel to avoid added fees and delays. That should be your first question of the new solicitors. The search tool can assist you in finding a bank approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Coxhoe

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