Me and my partner are soon to complete on the purchase of a house in Hanslope but as a consequence of wreckage from the recent storms I have was able negotiate recompense from the owner of three thousand pounds taking the form of a reduction in the price. This was going to be dealt with as part of amending the contract however UBS are not allowing this. Should they have been involved?
Your solicitor being on a UBS conveyancing panel is obliged to inform UBS of any variations to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your conveyancer to notify the price change to UBS then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, UBS and you would have to appoint a new conveyancer for your conveyancing in Hanslope.
Will lawyers request an advanced payment when it comes to conveyancing in Hanslope?
If you are buying a property in Hanslope your solicitor will ask you place them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is asked for to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. When the deposit is as part of the purchase price then this should be asked for immediately ahead of exchange of contracts. The final balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.
three months have elapsed following my purchase conveyancing in Hanslope concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Hanslope. I have discover a web site which appears to be the perfect offering If it is possible to get all the legals done via web that would be preferable. Do I need to be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?
I have just placed an offer on an apartment in Hanslope and the mortgage adviser that we are dealing with recommended his conveyancer. They quoted £800 including VAT and disbursements. Does this sound steep?
Don't just go on one estimate. You should obtain like-for-like quotes for your conveyancing in Hanslope. Then choose one that you trust and just as important, is on the approved list of the lender that you have applied for a mortgage from.