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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Elland

Would the conveyancing lawyers Indexed on your site carry out auction conveyancing in Elland?

There are a few auction solicitors we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. Elland is one of hundreds of areas of in which our lawyers are based.

It is a dozen years since I purchased my home in Elland. Conveyancing lawyers have just been instructed on the sale but I am unable to find the title deeds. Will this jeopardise the sale?

Don’t worry too much. Firstly there is a possibility that the deeds will be kept by the lender or they may be in the possession of the lawyers who handled the purchase. Secondly the chances are that the land will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you are the registered owner by your conveyancing solicitors acquiring current official copies of the land registers. Most conveyancing in Elland involves registered property but in the rare situation where your home is not registered it adds to the complexity but is not insurmountable.

A friend advised me that in purchasing a property in Elland there could be a number of restrictions prohibiting external changes to the property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in Elland which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Elland should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I am planning to move house in January. Should my conveyancing solicitor call the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Elland. Conveyancing solicitor was found before I stumbled across this website.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to collect the house keys from the selling agent but this should only take place when the previous owners solicitors inform the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be released. You will need to advise the removal company that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a particular removal company but can help you choose a residential property solicitor in Elland or a firm that specialises in conveyancing in Elland.

After weeks of negotiation I have agreed a price on a house in Elland. My financial adviser suggested a property lawyer. I paid an on account payment of £175. A few days later, the conveyancing practitioner called me embarrassingly acknowledging that they were not on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Nationwide panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

Should our conveyancer be asking questions regarding flooding during the conveyancing in Elland.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors dealing with homes in Elland. Some people will buy a property in Elland, fully aware 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 obtain a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the buyer.

Solicitors are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous searches that may be carried out by the buyer or by their solicitors which should figure out the risks in Elland. The conventional set of completed inquiry forms supplied to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) contains a usual inquiry of the vendor to find out whether the premises has suffered from flooding. In the event that the residence has been flooded in past which is not revealed by the vendor, then a purchaser could bring a compensation claim as a result of such an incorrect response. A purchaser’s conveyancers will also order an enviro search. This will disclose if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, further investigations will need to be conducted.

I have justdiscovered that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Elland for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 9 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Elland conveyancing specialists.

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