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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Dunmow

I am not well enough to travel far from Great Dunmow. I would like to know the reason why all Great Dunmow solicitors aren't automatically on all lender panels?

Lenders highlight the fact that solicitor-led fraud is thought to be responsible for millions of pounds of fraud every year.The elimination of law firms from lender panels started with the rise in mortgage fraud, which prompted a thematic review by the Financial Services Authority in 2011. Its outcome included recommendations for lending institutions to review their conveyancing panels, which kicked off a major policy change in the sector. It led to mortgage companies pruning less reputable firms off their panel of approved property lawyers .

I am purchasing a garden flat in Great Dunmow. Conveyancing solicitors are said to be ‘a necessary evil’ but can I do it myself?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Great Dunmow you will have to appoint a solicitor on your bank's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Great Dunmow.

I am buying a new build flat in Great Dunmow. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Great Dunmow

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

My husband and I are 3 weeks into a residential purchase having been directed to conveyancers by the local agent to handle our conveyancing in Great Dunmow. I am not happy. Can you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

A lawyer would need to be really poor in order to consider changing them. Has the mortgage been generated? If so you need to make them aware of the replacement conveyancer and get the offer are re-issued. The solicitor ideally needs to be on the banks panel to avoid escalating charges and complications. So that should be your starting point. Our search tool should help you find a bank approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in Great Dunmow

I have just appointed agents to market my basement apartment in Great Dunmow. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, however I have just had a half-yearly service charge demand – Do I pay up?

It best that you clear the maintenance contribution as usual given that all ground rent and service charges will be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you will be reimbursed by the purchaser 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. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

Great Dunmow Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    It is important to be aware if redecorating or some other significant cost is anticipated to be shared by the leasehold owners and may well materially impact the level of the service charges or require a specific payment. You should be aware that where the lease has less than eighty years it will have adverse implications on the marketability of the flat. Check with your mortgage company that they are willing to go ahead with the loan given the lease term. A short lease means that you will probably have to extend the lease at some point and it is worth finding out what this would cost. For most Great Dunmowlease extensions you will need to own the property for a couple of years in order to be eligible to carry out a lease extension. Is there a share of the freehold?

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