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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Crabtree

Will commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial estate in Crabtree?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Crabtree will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Crabtree. The report 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 Crabtree.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Crabtree it is critical 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 Crabtree commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Crabtree.

How does conveyancing in Crabtree differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Crabtree approach us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is ready to move into. This is because new home sellers in Crabtree typically purchase the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Crabtree or who has acted in the same development.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Crabtree prior to retaining conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. My surveyor has said that some banks tend not grant a mortgage on a flying freehold house.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements from Halifax. If you contact us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Crabtree. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Crabtree especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Crabtree.

How simple is it to use your search facility to get a fee calculation from a conveyancing lawyer in Crabtree on the authorised to act for my bank?

Step one is to pick a bank such as HSBC Bank, Leeds Building Society or TSB then type in your preferred area for example Crabtree. Conveyancing firms in Crabtree and further afield will then be listed.

We're first time buyers - agreed a price, but the estate agent has warned us that the seller will only go ahead if we instruct the agent's recommended solicitors as they need an ‘expedited deal’. My instinct tells me that we should use a local solicitor accustomed to conveyancing in Crabtree

We suspect that the seller is unaware of this request. Should the seller want ‘a quick sale', turning down a motivated buyer is counter productive. Avoid the agents and go straight to the sellers and make the point that (a)you are genuine buyers (b)you are excited to move forward, with finances in place © you do not need to sell (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you will continue to instruct your preferred Crabtree conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will provide their estate agent a commission or hit his conveyancing targets demanded by head office.

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