Please could you vouch for a Platform Home Loans Ltd accepted Headington conveyancing firm that can complete within a short deadline? Would it be better to use a high street Headington practice or a nationwide comparison site?
We would be happy to suggest some excellent Headington conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the main road in Headington. Visit two or three firms and ask to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a fee estimate. Explain your expectations together with the reasons and ask for a commitment on speed. Choose the one that genuine.
I am purchasing a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in Headington. We would like to carry out an extension to the side at the house.Will the conveyancing process include investigations to see if these works were previously refused?
Your conveyancer should check the deeds as conveyancing in Headington can occasionally reveal restrictions in the title deeds which prevent categories of changes or necessitated the consent of another owner. Certain works call for local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Many areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. It would be sensible to check these issues with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.
Is it the case that all Headington solicitor practices on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel are governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?
As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Leeds Building Society approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Some mortgage companies do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel and in that case the organisation would be regulated by the CLC.
We expect to receive a DIP from HSBC this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do HSBC recommend any Headington solicitors on the HSBC conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?
You will need to appoint Headington solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the HSBC conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and HSBC through the process.
I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Headington. I now require my papers however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
Do 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 Headington 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 need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for residential conveyancing in Headington. I happened to discover a web site which looks to be the ideal answer If it is possible to get all formalities done via web that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?
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?
Why do Headington conveyancing costs differ for leasehold and freehold properties?
Leasehold conveyancing in Headington more often than not will involve additional work for instance fully examining the lease, corresponding with the landlord, obtaining up to date rent receipts, landlord’s consents, management company’s accounts etc.