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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 home move at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Duxford

My previous conveyancer has sent a quote for £1400 for leasehold conveyancing in Duxford. I’m looking to sell a newly refurbished detached home for £250,000. Is this too much? Is it above what I should be paying for conveyancing in Duxford?

The costs illustration is slightly on the expensive side. If you shop around you may be able to shave off some of the expense by say £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you couldcome to rue choosing an an untested lawyer. Don't forget to ensure the firm can also act for your bank. You can utilise our comparison tool to choose a Duxford conveyancing firm on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Duxford.

I am helping my mother sell her house in Duxford. Will the conveyancer order the energy performance certificate or do I organise this?

Following the demise of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates became a compulsory part of selling a house. An EPC should be commissioned prior to the property being advertised. This is not a task that conveyancers ordinarily organise. Where you are using a Duxford conveyancing solicitor they may be able to arrange EPC’s due to their contacts with long established local providers

We have agreed to purchase a house in Duxford. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Barclays be concerned?

Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Barclays your lawyer must check the conveyancing requirements set out in Part two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Barclays. The CML Handbook includes minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Barclays where a lease does not comply with these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties nationwide and is not limited to Duxford.

Aldermore have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a property in Duxford has been agreed to, what are the next steps?

Your estate agent will want to be advised as to your solicitor's details (make sure the conveyancing practitioners are on the bank’s panel). Call up Aldermore or the financial adviser and complete any outstanding documentation. Aldermore will instruct a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or seller to arrange an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes about ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. Aldermore will issue the offer to you and your solicitors. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Duxford.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on last month in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Duxford is the location of the property. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Duxford are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Duxford you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Duxford may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

Am I right to be wary about estate agents that I am dealing with are recommending a national conveyancing firm rather than a High Street Duxford conveyancing firm?

As with lots of professional services, often input from relatives can be worth their weight in gold. Yet there are many players in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, mortgage brokers and lenders might all recommend solicitors to use. On occasion the conveyancers might be known to one of the organisations as being good in their field, but sometimes there might be a financial incentive behind the endorsement. You are free to select your own lawyer. Don't forget that some mortgage providers have an approved list of solicitors you must use for the lender aspect of your home move.

I see that you have a search directory listing firms on the mortgage company conveyancing panel. Do Duxford conveyancing companies pay you a commission if I appoint them for my own house purchase?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the lender conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to the any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Duxford.

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