My wife and I are buying a property in Gants Hill. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a lawyer? At some point we will need to put our life savings into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our monies?
Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.
What is your number one tip for finding a conveyancing solicitor in Gants Hill
It would be unwise to be seduced by the cheapest Gants Hill conveyancing quote. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. 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 go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
Forgive me if this question is silly but I am new to the process as FTB of a garden flat in Gants Hill. Do I collect the keys to the premises on completion from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will use a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Gants Hill?
There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will electronically transfer the completion advance to the owner’s lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be able to pick up the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen early afternoon.
I require expedited conveyancing in Gants Hill as I am faced with a deadline to complete inside 4 weeks. Luckily I do not need a mortgage. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?
As you are are a cash buyer you are at free not to do searches although no conveyancer would advise that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Gants Hill the following are instances of issues that can crop up and therefore impact future mortgageability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...
Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Gants Hill before retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to issue a mortgage on this type of property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can investigate further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Gants Hill. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Gants Hill especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Gants Hill.
Is it simple use the search app to find a conveyancing solicitor in Gants Hill on the panel for my lender?
Step one is to select a lender such as Lloyds TSB Bank, Chelsea Building Society or Britannia then choose your location such as Gants Hill. Conveyancing practices in Gants Hill and nationally should be identified.
There are a lot of houses in Gants Hill on private roads. We are purchasing one such house. Are there any benefits to buying a house on a private road?
Gants Hill conveyancing solicitors are familiar with transacting propertieson private. Your lawyer should investigate title to find any rights or responsibilities. In many cases there is a residents association that proprietors make annual contributions for the upkeep of the road. If one exists, the road should be maintained and appear better than council adopted.