I require fast conveyancing in Crewkerne as I have pressure to exchange contracts inside 3 weeks. A mortgage is not required. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?
If.Given you are not obtaining a home loan you are at liberty not to have searches conducted although no conveyancer would advise that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Crewkerne the following are instances of what can arise and therefore affect market value: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Crewkerne?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Crewkerne. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
How difficult is it to swap conveyancer as I need to choose a firm on the Halifax conveyancing panel. I was using a family conveyancing solicitor in Crewkerne round the corner but the firm is not approved by Halifax
We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Crewkerne on the Halifax panel. Please note that the property lawyers that we list do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are fully regulated by the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Crewkerne. In making use of search facility on this site, you can scrutinise costs for conveyancing solicitors in Crewkerne and beyond.
As co-executor for the will of my grandmother I am disposing of a property in Monmouth but live in Crewkerne. My lawyer (who is 260 miles awayhas requested that I execute a stat dec before the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Crewkerne to attest and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are based in Crewkerne
My son is about to join the property ladder, the home loan was agreed last week in principle. When the seller agreed the offer on the house we rang the building society to move forward with his. I was very surprised to discover that mortgage companies do not accept all conveyancing practitioner, they need to be on their approved list, is this right?
Lenders tend to restrict either the type or the number of conveyancing practices on their panel. Typical examples of such restriction(s) being that a firm must have two or more partners. In addition to restricting the type of firm, some have decided to limit the number of firms they use to represent them. You should note that lenders have no responsibility for the quality of advice provided by any Crewkerne property lawyer on their panel. Mortgage fraud was a key driver in the rationalisation of conveyancing panels a few years ago and whilst there are differing views about the extent of solicitor involvement in some of that fraud. Statistics from the Land Registry reveal that thousands of law firms only carry out one or two conveyances a year. Those supporting conveyancing panel cuts ask why law firms should have the right to be on a Lender panel when clearly, conveyancing is not their speciality. To put it another way; would you want a conveyancing solicitor to represent you if you were charged with a crime? Presumably not.