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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Crabtree

Me and my partner are purchasing a flat in Crabtree. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a lawyer? On the day of competition we have to send our life savings into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our deposit?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unseasoned as a 1st time purchaser of a ground floor flat in Crabtree. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on the completion date from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will find a local conveyancing solicitor in Crabtree?

On the day of completion you do not need to attend the conveyancers office in Crabtree. Conveyancing lawyers for you will transfer the completion advance to the owner’s solicitors, and once they have received this, you will be invited to pick up the keys from the selling Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen early afternoon.

My offer on a detached house in Crabtree has been agreed to, the sellers do however have a tied purchase. The owners have offered on somewhere, but it’s not yet agreed to, and are looking at other apartments in the pipeline. I have instructed a local conveyancing solicitor in Crabtree. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage application with Barclays going?

It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (home loan application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then survey, Crabtree conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you must ensure that your solicitor is on the Barclays approved list. Regarding the subsequent phase this very much dictated by the specifics of your transaction, attraction to the property and on the state of the market. In a rising market many buyers will apply for the mortgage with Barclays and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their lawyer to proceed with the conveyancing in Crabtree.

What does a local search reveal regarding the house we're buying in Crabtree?

Crabtree conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for example Xpress Legal The local search plays an important part in many a Crabtree conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your new home. The search will provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable 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 thirteen topic headings.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Crabtree is the location of the property. Can you offer any opinion?

Flying freeholds in Crabtree are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Crabtree you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Crabtree may determine 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 property.

We're new on the property ladder - agreed a price, but the property agent advised that the owners will only issue a contract if we instruct the agent's preferred solicitors as they need an ‘expedited deal’. My instinct tells me that we should use a local solicitor used to conveyancing in Crabtree

We suspect that the seller is unaware of this requirement. Should the owner desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a motivated purchaser is likely to cause more damage than good. Try to communicate with the owners directly and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with finances arranged © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you are going to appoint your own,trusted Crabtree conveyancing firm - as opposed tothose that will earn the negotiator at the agency a introducer fee or achieve conveyancing targets demanded by HQ.

I am searching for a trustworthy conveyancing solicitor in Crabtree to buy a flat. I really don't want to get ripped off and there's plenty Crabtree conveyancing solicitors out there...how do I know which one is best to select?

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