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Find a Duxford Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Duxford? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Duxford transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Duxford

Would the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend carry out auction conveyancing in Duxford?

We know of a number of niche solicitors we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Duxford is one of hundreds of areas of where our lawyers cover.

I am selling my flat in Duxford. Does my conveyancer have to be required to be on the UBS conveyancing panel in order to deal with the discharge of my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the UBS conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their requirements fairly frequently at the moment.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Duxford with a mortgage from Nottingham Building Society. The sellers refused to move on the amount so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The house builders rep advised me not to tell my conveyancer about the extras as it will affect my mortgage with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

What tools are available to locate a Duxford solicitor on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel? I drive a motor bike and am happy to travel upto 25miles to meet the conveyancer.

Feel free to make use of the facility on this website. Please choose the bank and your location and you will see a number of Duxford conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have listed some Duxford conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can contact them to see if they are on the Yorkshire Building Society approved list

Can you offer any advice when it comes to finding a Duxford conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a conveyancer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Duxford conveyancing practice) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you make enquires with several firms including non Duxford conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be useful:

    If the firm is not ALEP accredited then why not?

Leasehold Conveyancing in Duxford - Sample of Questions you should consider Prior to Purchasing

    It would be sensible to discover if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For instance plenty of leases prohibit pets being allowed in in a block in Duxford. If you love the apartmentin Duxford yet your dog can’t move with you then you will be faced difficult determination. Who takes charge for maintaining and repairing the block? Please note if it is no more than eighty years it will impact the marketability of the apartment. It is worth checking with your lender that they are willing to to proceed given the lease term. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will most likely need a lease extension at some point and you need to have some idea of what this will be. Remember, in most cases you will be required to have been the owner of the premises for a couple of years in order to be entitled to extend the lease.

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