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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Crediton

I am expecting a mortgage offer from Nat West. I intend to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer in Crediton. Does the Nat West Solicitor panel include Licensed Conveyancers?

The Nat West conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

As a first time buyer what is the most important advice you can give me regarding purchase conveyancing in Crediton?

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Crediton or throughout England and Wales is often a confrontational process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of opportunity for conflict between you and other parties involved in the ownership transfer. For example, the seller, property agent and even potentially a lender. Choosing a law firm for your conveyancing in Crediton an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE person in the transaction whose responsibility is to act in your legal interests and to keep you safe.

Every so often a potential adversary may try and persuade you that you should follow their advice. For instance, the property agent may claim to be assisting by suggesting your lawyer is slow. Or your mortgage broker may tell you to do take action that is contrary to your lawyers recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

I am buying a end of terrace house in Crediton. We would like to convert the garage to a playroom at the property.Will legal work on the property include investigations to determine if these alterations were previously refused?

Your solicitor should check the registered title as conveyancing in Crediton will on occasion reveal restrictions in the title documents which prohibit certain works or need the consent of a 3rd party. Certain extensions need local authority planning permissions and approval in accordance building regulations. Some areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

Completion of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Crediton. Conveyancing was of an acceptable standard but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?

Almost all lenders have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are sorted out effectively and efficiently. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.

UBS have agreed my mortgage in principle, my bid on a flat in Crediton has been agreed to, what are the next steps?

The property agent will want to know who your solicitors are (be sure the conveyancing practitioners are on the lender’s approved list). Telephone UBS or your financial adviser and complete any relevant forms. UBS will instruct a valuer who will get in contact with the estate agent or owners to book a slot for the valuation to occur. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes approximately ten days to get a mortgage offer. UBS will send the offer to you and your solicitors. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Crediton.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Crediton and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Crediton. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Crediton area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Crediton. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in Crediton. Before I set the wheels in motion I would like to find out the remaining lease term.

Assuming the lease is registered - and most are in Crediton - then the leasehold title will always include the basic details of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

I own a ground floor flat in Crediton, conveyancing having been completed in 1995. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Similar properties in Crediton with a long lease are worth £190,000. The ground rent is £45 yearly. The lease terminates on 21st October 2086

You have 62 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £17,100 and £19,800 plus legals.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more detailed due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional concerns that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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