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Ready to buy a new home in Greater Manchester? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Greater Manchester home move at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Greater Manchester

Is it realistic for conveyancing in Greater Manchester to be completed in under 3 weeks?

Where the seller is applying time constraints to sign contracts we would recommend that your solicitor is familiar with the area as they will make use of local contacts and insight. It is possible that they could have handled otherproperties in the same neighbourhood. Therefore consider using a Greater Manchester conveyancing firm. Second, check that the conveyancing firm is on the member panel. It is said that just under twenty per cent of Greater Manchester conveyancing transactions are delayed or derailed after discovering a buyer’s solicitor was not on their mortgage lender’s panel. In many cases this discovery resulted in the transaction being frustrated by as much as 21 days. It is said that this issue impacts in the region of one hundred thousand home moves annually. Many Greater Manchester conveyancing firms can not represent certain lenders so do check as early as possible.

Do all mortgage companies provide you with an approved list of Greater Manchester conveyancing solicitors? How do you know who is on the Barclays conveyancing panel?

Greater Manchester conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Barclays conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Barclays directly.

Should my solicitor be raising questions concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Greater Manchester.

Flooding is a growing risk for conveyancers dealing with homes in Greater Manchester. There are those who buy a property in Greater Manchester, fully expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical destruction, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or dispose of the property. Steps can be carried out during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the buyer.

Solicitors are not qualified to offer advice on flood risk, but there are a number of checks that can be undertaken by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which should figure out the risks in Greater Manchester. The conventional set of information sent to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a standard inquiry of the seller to discover if the property has ever been flooded. In the event that the residence has been flooded in past and is not disclosed by the vendor, then a buyer could bring a claim for damages resulting from an incorrect reply. A purchaser’s solicitors may also order an environmental report. This should reveal whether there is any known flood risk. If so, additional investigations will need to be initiated.

The deeds to our house can not be found. The solicitors who conducted the conveyancing in Greater Manchester 5 years ago no longer exist. What do I do?

In today’s world there are copies made of almost everything, and your solicitor should know exactly where to look for all the appropriate documentation so you may purchase or sell your house without any difficulty. Where duplicates are not available, your lawyer can put in place insurance or indemnities protecting you against future claims on the property.

What does commercial conveyancing in Greater Manchester cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Greater Manchester incorporates a broad range of advice, supplied by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. For example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

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