Can you suggest a Nottingham Building Society accepted Halstead conveyancing practice finish our home move within under 3 weeks? Would it be better to use a local Halstead firm or an internet conveyancer?
We can recommend some very good Halstead conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the high street in Halstead. Go in to a couple of law practices and request to see a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Explain your time frames together with the reasons and get a commitment on speed. Choose the lawyer that appears most efficient.
I used Wolstenholmes several years ago for my conveyancing in Halstead. I now require my papers but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Halstead of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Halstead ahead of appointing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will refuse to issue a loan on a flying freehold house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you contact us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Halstead. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Halstead especially if they are familiar with such properties in Halstead.
I'm remortgaging my existing property to a buy to let mortgage with Alliance & Leicester and I will use the ballance of the raised equity as a deposit on another house. The area we are looking at is Halstead. Will your solicitors be able to act for the two lenders and tie in the transactions?
Do use our search tool on this page to ensure that the lawyers are approved by both lenders. Assuming that they are the conveyancer will be able to connect the two transactions but you should talk with you conveyancer and make clear your expectations and needs.
Is there a difference between surveying and conveyancing in Halstead?
Conveyancing - in Halstead or elsewhere - is the process of legally transferring legal title of property from one person to another. It therefore includes the checking of the title. Whether buying or selling, you should be aware of anything affecting the property such as proposals by government departments, illegal buildings, or outstanding rates. The conveyancer should conduct the appropriate searches and inquiries on the property. Surveying relates to the structure of a property itself. A surveyor will look at a house, flat and any outbuildings you are intending to buy and will help you find out about the condition of the building and, if there are problems, give you a powerful reason for reducing the price down or asking the seller to remedy the defects before you move in.