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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Grange Over Sands

Why do I have to pay up front when it comes to conveyancing in Grange Over Sands?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Grange Over Sands your solicitor will request that you place them with funds to cover the search fees. Normally this is requested to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any deposit is as part of the sale price then this should be needed immediately prior to contracts are exchanged. The final balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

My wife and I are downsizing from our house in Grange Over Sands and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was built land that was not decontaminated. Any high street Grange Over Sands conveyancer would know this is not the case. It does beg the question why the buyers used an internet conveyancing outfit as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Grange Over Sands. We have lived in Grange Over Sands for 5 years we know that this is a non issue. Do we contact our local Authority to get clarification need.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing firm currently acting for you. What do they say? You should 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 health insurance to cover that same ailment)

I am buying my first flat in Grange Over Sands benefiting from help to buy. The builders would not budge the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The house builders rep advised me not disclose to my conveyancer about the deal as it would jeopardize my mortgage with the bank. Is this normal?.

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.

Given that I will soon part with 450k on a property in Grange Over Sands I would like to have a conversation with the solicitor concerning theconveyancing prior to instructing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

This is something that we encourage - we would be happy to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the lawyer who will be doing your conveyancing in Grange Over Sands.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a matter number. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for residential conveyancing in Grange Over Sands should be the figure that you are charged.

I have just appointed agents to market my ground floor apartment in Grange Over Sands. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, however I have just had a quarterly service charge invoice – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should pay the invoice as usual given that all ground rent and maintenance payments should be allotted as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Grange Over Sands - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    Is there a share of the freehold? It is important to be aware if window replacement or some other major work is due in the near future that will be shared between the tenants and could well materially increase the the service costs or result in a one time payment. The answer will be useful as a) areas can cause problems in the building as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate where repairs remain unpaid b) if the leaseholders have an issue with the running of the building you will need to have complete disclosure

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