My wife and I are buying a flat in East Coker. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a lawyer? On the day of competition we will need to put our life savings into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our deposit?
Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.
There is lots of here regarding conveyancing in East Coker but what is your top tip for appointing the right conveyancer in East Coker
We would encourage you not to base your choice on the cheapest East Coker conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
At last I have had an offer on a maisonette in East Coker agreed to, the vendors do however have a tied purchase. The owners have offered on on an apartment, but it’s not yet tied up, and are looking at other apartments booked. I have selected a high street conveyancing solicitor in East Coker. What do I do now? When should I get the mortgage application with Nottingham going?
It is usual to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx one thousand pounds, then survey, East Coker conveyancing search fees, etc). First, you should ensure that your conveyancer is on the Nottingham approved list. As to the subsequent steps this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a buoyant market many purchasers will apply for a home loan with Nottingham and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they pay their property lawyer to move forward with the conveyancing in East Coker.
I acquired my home on 16 May and my personal details is not yet registered. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in East Coker expressed confidence that it would be registered in less than a month. Are titles in East Coker particularly slow to register?
There is nothing unique about conveyancing in East Coker registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can vary subject to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any 3rd persons or bodies. At present approximately three quarters of such applications are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to longer delays. Historically registration is effected once the purchaser has moved in to the property so post completion formalities is not typically an essential issue but if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your conveyancer could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.
Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in East Coker before appointing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks may not give a loan on such a house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Halifax. If you contact us we can look into this further with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in East Coker. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in East Coker especially if they are acquainted with such properties in East Coker.
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Is it best to choose a East Coker conveyancing solicitor based in the area that I am hoping to buy? An old friend can execute the legal formalities but they are based 300miles drive away.
The benefit of a high street East Coker conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to execute documents, present your ID and apply pressure on them if necessary. They will also have local insight which is a bonus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If other friends have used your friend and the majority were content that must surpass using an unknown East Coker conveyancing lawyer just because they are East Coker based.