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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Datchet

Having sold my house in Datchet last September but the buyer keeps Skype messaging every few hours complaining that her solicitor is waiting to hear from myconveyancer. What should my lawyer have done now that I have sold?

Post completion of your house sale your lawyer is committed to deliver the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer must also confirm that the mortgage has been paid off to the buyers solicitors. There is unlikely to be post completion requirements unique to conveyancing in Datchet.

We are hoping to buy a purpose built flat in Datchet with a mortgage from TSB.We have a Datchet conveyancing practitioner but TSB says she’s not on their "panel". It seems we have little choice but to instruct a TSB panel lawyer or keep our high street solicitor and pay for one of their panel ones to represent them. This seems very unfair; Can we not simply insist that TSB use our lawyer?

No, not really. The loan issued to you contains various provisions, a common one being that conveyancers needs to be on the TSB approved list. Until recently, most mortgage companies had large numbers of solicitors on their panels: a borrower could find one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. A further alternative is for your lawyer to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for TSB

Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Datchet?

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Datchet and Solicitor practices in Datchet to choose from We would stress that the two are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in transferring property. Both can deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

I am purchasing a detached bungalow in Datchet. Our aim is to an extension at the rear at the house.Will the conveyancing process include checks to ascertain if these alterations are permitted?

Your solicitor should review the deeds as conveyancing in Datchet can occasionally identify restrictions in the title documents which prevent certain changes or require the permission of a 3rd party. Some extensions require local authority planning permissions and approval in accordance building regulations. Many areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. It would be wise to check these issues with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.

My husband and I have arranged the release of further funds on our home loan from Skipton as we want to conduct renovations to our house in Datchet. Do we need to choose a nearby Datchet solicitor on the Skipton conveyancing panel to handle the paperwork?

Skipton would not normally instruct a member of their approved list of lawyers to handle such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Skipton conveyancing panel.

What can a local search tell me about the house we're purchasing in Datchet?

Datchet conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for instance Searchflow The local search plays an important part in many a Datchet conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search will provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (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 13 topic areas.

Just bought a semi-detached house in Datchet , how long should it take for the Land Registry to record the transfer to my name? My Datchet conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be certain that my purchase is registered.

As far as conveyancing in Datchet registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can adjust subject to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry communicate with any third parties. At present approximately 80% of such applications are completed within two weeks but occasionally there can be longer delays. Registration takes place once the buyer is living at the premises therefore registration formalities is not always top priority yet where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor should communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

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