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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Godalming

In the event thatI was to purchase a simple residential homein Godalming for cash and dispense with a survey and no conveyancing searches how much should I expect to to save on my conveyancing in Godalming?

The only saving you would achieve is the Godalming conveyancing searches. The conveyancing practitioner still got to do everything else - money laundering, liaising with the vendors conveyancing practitioner, stamp duty return, register the property etc. A marginal saving might be made by not needing to register a mortgage but it will not be a lot.

Me and my partner are buying a property in Godalming. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a solicitor? On completion day we will need to send money 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.

Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Godalming?

There are two types of lawyers who can carry out conveyancing in Godalming namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals provide the legal services that you need to complete the sale or purchase of property. Both are obliged to carry out Godalming conveyancing to the same quality and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally conducted and that all requirements and procedures will be correctly attended to.

My offer was accepted on a property in Godalming on 27/12/2018, valuation was booked 3 days later, received a clean bill of health. Conveyancer appointed, so all that was missing was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Skipton and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Skipton conveyancing panel. Are Skipton entitled to hold back the Mortgage pending the lawyer being on the approved list?

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Skipton to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Skipton conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Godalming prior to retaining lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the house. The surveyor advised that some banks will not grant a mortgage on this type of premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Godalming. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Godalming especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Godalming.

How do I locate a Godalming solicitor on the Halifax conveyancing panel? I am a keen cyclist and am prepared to travel upto 10miles to meet the lawyer.

Feel free to make use of the search on this website. Please pick a mortgage company and your location and you will see a number of Godalming conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have detailed some Godalming conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can ring them to verify whether they are on the Halifax panel

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my uncle I am disposing of a residence in Swansea but I am based in Godalming. My solicitor (who is 260 kilometers from meneeds me to sign a stat dec ahead of completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Godalming to attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are based in Godalming

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