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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Green Street Green

Why do I have to pay up front when it comes to conveyancing in Green Street Green?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Green Street Green your lawyer will ask you to provide them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Ordinarily this is asked for to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is as part of the sale price then this should be asked for immediately in advance of exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

I am due to move home in July. Should my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the day of completion. On a separate note, can you suggest a removal company in Green Street Green. Conveyancing firm was chosen before I stumbled across this site.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to collect the keys from the selling agent but this can only be done after the sellers conveyancers advise the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be handed over. You will need to inform the removal company that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can assist you in choosing a residential property solicitor in Green Street Green or a legal practice with expertise in conveyancing in Green Street Green.

Does a directory service exist listing Santander panel solicitors in Green Street Green on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

No. There is no such directory service on the CML or Building Society Association websites. A small selection of lenders make their panel listings open the public on the web. Where you are looking for a Green Street Green conveyancer on the Santander please use our tool.

My fiancee and I are in the throws of viewing flats in Green Street Green and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it advisable to have my solicitor on ‘stand by’? I will be getting a mortgage with Co-operative.

You should start requesting conveyancing estimates from solicitors ASAP. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the EA. As you are obtaining a mortgage with Co-operative, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel.

Will our lawyer be raising enquiries concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Green Street Green.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors conducting conveyancing in Green Street Green. Some people will acquire a property in Green Street Green, fully aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or sell the premises. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Lawyers are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that can be undertaken by the purchaser or by their conveyancers which should give them a better appreciation of the risks in Green Street Green. The conventional set of completed inquiry forms supplied to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a standard inquiry of the owner to determine if the premises has suffered from flooding. In the event that flooding has previously occurred which is not revealed by the owner, then a purchaser could bring a claim for damages resulting from an misleading response. The buyer’s lawyers may also order an environmental search. This will indicate if there is any known flood risk. If so, additional inquiries will need to be initiated.

How does conveyancing in Green Street Green differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Green Street Green contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is ready to move into. This is because developers in Green Street Green typically purchase the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Green Street Green or who has acted in the same development.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Green Street Green is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Green Street Green are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Green Street Green you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Green Street Green may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

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