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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hebburn

We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Hebburn listed by you but have come across alternative fee calculations via the web look less expensive – how come?

There are a variety of conveyancers advertising what appear to be very low prices. You should think twice about how important this transaction is to you that want to take 'cheap' risks over the standard of the conveyancing. Some embed extras deep into the terms of business. The solicitors that we put forward for conveyancing in Hebburn will notbehave this way.

Can the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend handle auction conveyancing in Hebburn?

We know of a few niche lawyers we can put you in touch with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Hebburn is just one of our areas of in which our lawyers have offices.

Should my lawyer be making enquiries regarding flooding during the conveyancing in Hebburn.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors specialising in conveyancing in Hebburn. Plenty of people will purchase a property in Hebburn, completely aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or dispose of the premises. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Solicitors are not best placed to impart advice on flood risk, however there are a numerous searches that can be initiated by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which will figure out the risks in Hebburn. The standard property information forms supplied to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) contains a usual inquiry of the seller to find out whether the premises has ever been flooded. If flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the owner, then a purchaser may commence a compensation claim stemming from an inaccurate reply. The buyer’s solicitors will also carry out an environmental report. This should indicate whether there is any known flood risk. If so, further inquiries should be initiated.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our house are lost. The lawyers who did the conveyancing in Hebburn 4 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?

Assuming you have a registered title the details of your ownership will be recorded by HMLR with a Title Number. It is possible to conduct a search at the Land Registry, locate your house and obtain up to date copies of the property title for a small fee. If the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will in most cases retain a certified duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be obtained for a small fee.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Hebburn is where the house is located. Can you offer any opinion?

Flying freeholds in Hebburn are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Hebburn you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Hebburn 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 property.

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