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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dudley

The Dudley conveyancing firm handling our Dudley conveyancing has uncovered an inconsistency when comparing the assumptions in the valuation report and what is revealed within the conveyancing documents. My solicitor says that he is obliged to ensure that the lender is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s approach legitimate?

Your property lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

When will exchange of contracts take place for residential conveyancing in Dudley and do I need to be at the conveyancers office?

Where you are near to our conveyancing solicitors in Dudley you are welcome to attend to sign contracts. However, the lender approved solicitors we recommend provide a national conveyancing service and provide just as detailed and professional a job for you when dealing with you by post or email. The signing of the purchase agreement is not when everything is set in stone. A signed contract is just a prerequisite for the conveyancer to officially exchange at the appropriate time, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where a long "chain" is in play, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Dudley)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Dudley as I am faced with a deadline to exchange contracts inside one month. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not obtaining a home loan you are at free not to have searches carried out although no law firm would recommend that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Dudley the following are instances of issues that can show up and therefore affect market value: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years ago for my conveyancing in Dudley. I now require my papers but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Dudley of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Dudley ahead of appointing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to grant a loan on a flying freehold house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can check with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Dudley. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Dudley especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Dudley.

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