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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Epping

It may have been a long time coming a mortgage agreement from Santander for the refinancing of my 3 room garden flat is coming within the next few days. Are you able to put forward a low cost conveyancing practitioner in Epping?

You have come to the wrong place to search for the cheapest conveyancing in Epping. Our aim is to provide value for money conveyancing but we do not aim to advertise as being the cheapest. Resist the temptation to appoint organisations teasing you with £100 conveyancing in Epping. In your best case scenario, in being led by low cost conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst you will end up invoiced for additional fees and still not end up with the service required.

The Epping conveyancing lawyers that I recently instructed on my purchase in Epping have suddenly closed. I only went with them because I needed a firm on the Nottingham conveyancing panel and my previous Epping lawyer was not. I paid them money in advance. What should be my next steps?

Assuming that you have an Estate Agent in the equation then inform them straight away so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to reasons beyond your control. Most sellers would be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You will need to appoint new lawyers that are on the Nottingham conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money, it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new lawyers should be in a position to help.

I have todaybeen informed that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Epping for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 18 months ago. How can I establish that my home is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to check 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 Epping conveyancing specialists.

I am hoping to sign contracts shortly on a leasehold property in Epping. Conveyancing solicitors inform me that they report fully within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Epping should include some of the following:

    Are you allowed to have a pet in the flat? Additions to the premises The landlord’s rights to access the flat. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Rent payments - what is due and when is collected, and be on notice if this is subject to change Setting out your legal entitlements in relation to common areas in the building.By way of example, does the lease include a right of way over an accessway or staircase?
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Epping please enquire of your lawyer in advance of your conveyancing in Epping.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Epping - Examples of Queries Prior to buying

    Are any of leasehold owners in arrears of their service charge liability? The answer will be helpful as a) areas can cause problems in the block as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if maintenance are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the running of the building you will need to know about it What restrictions exist in the Epping Lease?

Builders have suggested I use a solicitor and I've obtained an estimate from them. It's nearly £400 cheaper than my own Epping lawyer. Should I use them?

Developers often have lists of solicitors who expedite matters and who know the builder's paperwork and property lawyer. Plenty of developers offer an incentive to choose their approved conveyancing practitioner for this reason, any increased cost can be avoided and a builder will not put forward a conveyancing factory and run the risk of having the conveyancing stall when they need an exchange within a tight time frame. The argument for not opting for the suggested conveyancing practitioner is that they may prove unwilling to 'push' your interests at the risk of alienating the developer. If you worry that this may be the case you should keep with your local Epping lawyer.

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