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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Harwich

We are looking to buy a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Harwich who is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Aldermore . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Harwich.

I am helping my step-mother sell her flat in Harwich. Does the solicitor arrange the EPC or it is for the seller to coordinate?

Following the demise of HIPs, energy assessments was kept a compulsory element of selling a house. An EPC must be to hand in advance of the property being marketed. This is not a task that lawyers ordinarily organise. Where you are using a Harwich conveyancing practitioner they might be able to arrange energy assessments given their relationships with reputable local accredited person

I recently had an offer accepted on a house in Harwich. My financial adviser pressured me to appoint their conveyancing practitioner. I paid an on account payment of £175. A couple of days later, the property lawyer contacted me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Nottingham panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

My offer on a property in Harwich has been agreed to, the sellers do however have an associated purchase. The vendors have offered on a flat, but it’s not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other properties in the pipeline. I have chosen a high street conveyancing solicitor in Harwich. What do I do now? When should I get the mortgage application with Clydesdale started?

It is usual to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (mortgage application is approx one thousand pounds, then survey, Harwich conveyancing search charges, etc). First, you must check that your solicitor is on the Clydesdale approved list. As to the next phase this very much dictated by the specifics of your transaction, attraction to the property and on the state of the market. During a buoyant market the majority of buyers will apply for the mortgage with Clydesdale and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they ask their conveyancer to proceed with searches.

I have recentlyfound out that Stirling Law have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Harwich for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I establish that the property is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest method to check if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Harwich conveyancing specialists.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Harwich is the location of the property. Can you offer any advice?

Flying freeholds in Harwich are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Harwich you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Harwich may determine 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 property.

I am using a search engine for the term cheap conveyancing in Harwich it brings up numerous solicitorsin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable property lawyer for my move?

The ideal way of seeking a suitable conveyancer is through a trusted testimonial, so enquire of friends and relatives who have bought a property in Harwich or the respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Fees for conveyancing in Harwich differ, so it's sensible to secure a minimum of four fee calculations from different conveyancers. Dont forget to clarify that the fees are fixed.

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