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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Edge Hill

It has taken forever and a day but a mortgage agreement from Santander for the refinancing of my single bedroom apartment is due any day now. Could you propose a cheap conveyancing lawyer in Edge Hill?

You are on the wrong site if you are in need of the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Edge Hill. Our aim is to provide affordable conveyancing but we do not aim to work with the cheapest lawyers. Resist the temptation to appoint companies offering low cost conveyancing in Edge Hill. In your best case scenario, in deciding on cheap conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst you will end up with a hefty uplift in extras and still not end up with the service expected.

Finally the sale completed on my house in Edge Hill last May yet the purchaser is telephoning daily complaining that her solicitor is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What should my lawyer have done now that I have sold?

Following your disposal your conveyancer is committed to deliver the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Where relevant, your solicitor must also confirm that the mortgage has been repaid to the purchasers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion requirements peculiar conveyancing in Edge Hill.

We're in Edge Hill, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Nationwide , and our lawyer is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I'm buying my first flat in Edge Hill with a mortgage from Barclays Direct. The sellers would not move on the amount so I negotiated £7000 of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative advised me not reveal to my solicitor about the side-deal as it could adversely affect my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

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 are your top tips when it comes to choosing a Edge Hill conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

If you are instructing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Edge Hill conveyancing practice) it is imperative that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We suggest that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Edge Hill conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be useful:

    How many lease extensions has the firm conducted in Edge Hill in the last 12 months?

Edge Hill Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Queries Prior to buying

    Plenty Edge Hill leasehold properties will be liable to pay a service bill for the upkeep of the block set on behalf of the management company. If you acquire the apartment you will have to meet this liability, normally quarterly during the year. This can vary from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large common areas. In all probability there will be a ground rent for you to pay yearly, ordinarily this is not a exorbitant sum, say around £25-£75 but you should to enquire as occasionally it can be surprisingly expensive. It is important to be aware whether changing the roof or some other significant cost is anticipated that will be shared by the leasehold owners and will materially impact the level of the service costs or require a one off payment. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments?

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