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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Croston

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Croston? What am I being asked for?

It is indeed that case that these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in Croston. Nowadays you can not complete any conveyancing deal in the absence handing over evidence of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence plus a council tax bill. Remember if you are supplying your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper section as well as the photo card part, one is not acceptable in the absence of the other.

Evidence of the source of monies is required under Money Laundering Regulations. You should not be offended when when this is requested of you as your conveyancing solicitor must have this information on file. Your Croston conveyancing practitioner will require evidence of proof of funds before they are able to accept any monies from you into their client account and they may also ask further questions concerning the source of monies.

I require fast conveyancing in Croston as I have a deadline to complete in less than 2 weeks. Thankfully I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not getting a home loan you have the choice not to do searches although no law firm would suggest that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Croston the following are instances of what can appear and therefore affect the marketability of the property: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

How does conveyancing in Croston differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Croston approach us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is built. This is because developers in Croston tend to buy the land, 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 Croston or who has acted in the same development.

As co-executor for the will of my grandfather I am disposing of a residence in Cardiff but I am based in Croston. My conveyancer (approximately 260 kilometers awayneeds me to sign a statutory declaration before the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Croston to witness and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are based in Croston

Last January I purchased a leasehold house in Croston. Do I have any liability for service charges relating to a period prior to completion of my purchase?

In a situation where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous lessee and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. However, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. It is an essential part of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to ensure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

Croston Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

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