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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Gamlingay

Finally the sale completed on my house in Gamlingay last April but our buyer keeps whats apping daily complaining that his solicitor is waiting to hear from mysolicitor. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?

Following your house sale your solicitor should deliver the transfer documentation and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Where appropriate, your solicitor should also evidence that the home loan has been repaid to the purchasers solicitors. There are no post completion requirements peculiar conveyancing in Gamlingay.

The Gamlingay conveyancing solicitors that I appointed last week on my house acquisition in Gamlingay have suddenly closed. I only went with them because I needed a firm on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel and my previous Gamlingay lawyer was not. I gave my credit card details for them to take one hundred and fifty pounds for searches. What do I do now?

Assuming that you have an Estate Agent in the equation then inform them immediately so that they can let the sellers know that there may be a slight delay due to the problems encountered. Hopefully they will 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 Leeds Building Society 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 solicitors may be able to help.

What does a local search reveal about the property my wife and I buying in Gamlingay?

Gamlingay conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for example Onsearch The local search is essential in every Gamlingay conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search will supply data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject areas.

How does conveyancing in Gamlingay differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Gamlingay contact us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is ready to move into. This is because builders in Gamlingay usually 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 conveyancing solicitors 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 Gamlingay or who has acted in the same development.

I am using a search engine for the phrase on line conveyancing in Gamlingay it shows results of numerous property lawyerslocally. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right solicitor for my move?

The preferential method of finding the right conveyancer is via personal referral, so ask colleagues and those you trust who have bought a property in Gamlingay or the local estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Gamlingay differ, so it's sensible to obtain at least three estimates from different property lawyers. Be sure to obtain confirmation that the costs are guaranteed not to rise.

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