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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Folkestone

We note that you have a search directory identifying solicitors on the Aldermore conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a referral fee if I retain them for our own conveyancing in Folkestone?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Aldermore conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Folkestone.

We are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our home in Folkestone and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was built on contaminated land. Any high street Folkestone conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the buyers are using a factory type conveyancing practice as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Folkestone. We have lived in Folkestone for 4 years we know that this is a non issue. Should we get in touch with our local Authority to get clarification that the buyers are looking for.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing solicitor currently acting for you. Are they able to advise? You must enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same illness)

I am purchasing my first flat in Folkestone with a mortgage from Barclays Direct. The developers would not budge the amount so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The estate agent advised me not inform my conveyancer about this deal as it may jeopardize my loan with the lender. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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.

I decided to have a survey completed on a house in Folkestone prior to instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may not give a mortgage on a flying freehold premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check with 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 Folkestone. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

What does commercial conveyancing in Folkestone cover?

Folkestone conveyancing for business premises covers a wide array of guidance, given by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

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