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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Farnham Common

If you had a top tip for selecting a conveyancing solicitor in Farnham Common what would it be?

It would be unwise to be seduced by the cheapest Farnham Common conveyancing fees. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. 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 ahead of the deal.

A friend advised me that in purchasing a property in Farnham Common there could be various restrictions prohibiting external alterations to a property. Is this right?

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

We are getting a further advance on our home loan from UBS as we want to carry out improvements to our property in Farnham Common. Do we need to select a nearby Farnham Common solicitor on the UBS conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?

UBS don't usually require a member of their approved list of lawyers to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the UBS panel.

How does conveyancing in Farnham Common differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Farnham Common contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is ready to move into. This is because house builders in Farnham Common typically acquire the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Farnham Common or who has acted in the same development.

I decided to have a survey completed on a property in Farnham Common prior to retaining conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor has said that some lenders will refuse to issue a mortgage on a flying freehold home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Farnham Common. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Farnham Common to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

Do I need to be concerned that 3rd parties that I am dealing with are encouraging me to use an internet conveyancing firm rather than a local Farnham Common conveyancing practice?

As with many service providers, often recommendations from relatives can be extremely useful or valuable. Nevertheless there are many parties with a keen interest in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, mortgage brokers and lenders might all put forward lawyers to use. Sometimes the lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as one of the best in their field, but sometimes there exists a commercial relationship behind the endorsement. You have the right to choose your own conveyancer. However, bear in mind that many banks specify a panel list of conveyancers you are obliged to use for the lender aspect of your house move.

My uncle has encouraged me to appoint his lawyers for conveyancing in Farnham Common. Do I follow his recommendation?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Farnham Common conveyancing lawyer it’s preferable to select a conveyancing solicitor is to have referrals from friends or family who have used the solicitor you're are thinking of instructing.

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