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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Easthampstead

I can see plenty of here concerning conveyancing in Easthampstead but can you isolate your top tip for choosing the right conveyancer in Easthampstead

It would be unwise to be seduced by the cheapest Easthampstead 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 know exactly what you’ll have to pay in advance.

We are purchasing a end of terrace house in Easthampstead. The intention is to carry out a loft conversion at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve checks to ascertain if these works are permitted?

Your solicitor will review the registered title as conveyancing in Easthampstead will occasionally identify restrictions in the title documents which restrict certain changes or require the consent of another owner. Some additions need local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. You should check these things with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.

I have a mortgage with Kent Reliance for my property in Easthampstead. Conveyancing was finalised months ago. In the event that I decide to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Kent Reliance?

Kent Reliance must be informed of your intention prior to renting your property as this is likely to be a breach of Kent Reliance’s mortgage conditions. It may be that Kent Reliance will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Kent Reliance directly. You need not do this via a Kent Reliance conveyancing panel solicitor.

Do I need to pay for insurance to address the risk of chancel repairs when purchasing a house in Easthampstead?

Unless a previous purchase of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you could assume that conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in Easthampstead to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I used Action Conveyancing several years past for my conveyancing in Easthampstead. I now require my file however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Easthampstead of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Easthampstead is the location of the property. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Easthampstead are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Easthampstead you would need to get your solicitor to go 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 Easthampstead may determine 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.

My cousin has recommend that I instruct his lawyers for conveyancing in Easthampstead. Do I follow his advice?

There are no two ways about it the ideal way to select a conveyancing lawyer is to get feedback from friends or relatives who have actually used the solicitor you're considering.

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