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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Gloucester

We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Gloucester recommended by you but stumbled across alternative estimates on the internet appear less expensive – why is this?

There are plenty of conveyancing organisations marketing what appear to be extremely cheap conveyancing in Gloucester. We would urge you to give due consideration about how important this transaction is to you that want to be penny wise pound foolish concerning the standard of the legal work. Some embed additional charges deep into the terms of engagement. The law firms that we list for conveyancing in Gloucester neverbehave this way.

At what point will exchange of contracts occur in domestic conveyancing in Gloucester and am I required to be at the solicitors branch?

If you are round the corner to our conveyancing solicitors in Gloucester you are invited in to sign the paperwork. That being said, the lender approved solicitors we recommend supply countrywide coverage for conveyancing and provide as equally comprehensive and professional a job for you when dealing with you electronically. The executing of the property agreement is not the point of no return. Signing on the dotted line is necessary for the conveyancer to address the formalities when the time is right, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The procedure is is usually a five minute process, although where a lengthy "chain" is in play, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Gloucester)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

Various web forums that I have come across warn that are the number one cause of stalling in Gloucester conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are not likely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Gloucester.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a house in Gloucester in advance of instructing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor has said that some lenders may refuse to issue a mortgage on a flying freehold home.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Gloucester. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Gloucester to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing practitioner in Gloucester for my remortgage. Is it possible to check a solicitor's complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

One can see presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from investigations from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find information Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes monitor telephone calls for training reasons.

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