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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Elephant and Castle

Why would I appoint a Elephant and Castle conveyancing company given that online alternatives are more affordable?

By all means make sure that you compare conveyancing costs in Elephant and Castle and you should seek an affordable quote but don’t become consumed with getting the cheapest Elephant and Castle conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a smooth and a stressful home move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from a trusted solicitor. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a telephone discussion and can never replicate a face to face consultation. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor that will deal with your conveyancing from beginning to end, giving the sort of personalised service that you are unlikely to received from an web based conveyancer. He or She will keep you updated on any developments and keep you informed. If you ever need to contact the office you will know who to ask for and we'll be sure you are in the know.

My solicitor has discovered a a legal deficiency with the lease for the property we are buying in Elephant and Castle. The seller’s lawyers have offered defective title insurance as a workaround. We are happy with insurance and will pay for it. Our conveyancing practitioner says that he must ensure that the mortgage company is willing to move forward with this solution. Are we the client or is the lender?

Notwithstanding that you have a mortgage offer from the lender does not mean to say that the property will meet their requirements for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. You and the bank are the client. These conveyancing instructions have to be complied with.

Can I use your services to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Elephant and Castle even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example where I want to acquire an office in Elephant and Castle with a mortgage from Skipton Building Society?

Our comparison service is mainly utilised to select residential conveyancing solicitors in Elephant and Castle but we have set out at the end of this page a selection of Elephant and Castle commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the firm directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Skipton Building Society

Will my lawyer be raising enquiries concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Elephant and Castle.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors specialising in conveyancing in Elephant and Castle. Some people will purchase a house in Elephant and Castle, fully expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or sell the property. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Lawyers are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, however there are a number of searches that can be initiated by the buyer or by their solicitors which can give them a better appreciation of the risks in Elephant and Castle. The conventional set of completed inquiry forms given to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) includes a standard inquiry of the seller to discover if the property has suffered from flooding. In the event that flooding has previously occurred which is not notified by the vendor, then a purchaser could issue a claim for damages as a result of such an inaccurate response. The purchaser’s lawyers will also order an environmental report. This should higlight whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations will need to be carried out.

In scouring the internet for the words cheap conveyancing in Elephant and Castle it reveals numerous solicitorsin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right solicitor for my move?

The best method of finding a suitable conveyancer is through a personal recommendation, so seek the guidance of colleagues and relatives who have acquired a property in Elephant and Castle or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Elephant and Castle vary, so it's a good idea to request a minimum of four fee estimates from varying types of law firms. Be sure to seek confirmation that the fees are fixed.

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