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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hedge End and Botley

How do I find the right lawyer who can supply a 1st class service for our conveyancing in Hedge End and Botley?

First ask the people you trust whom they would seek assistance from.

Option 2 is to use a search tool on the internet for conveyancing in Hedge End and Botley. Pick up the phone to two or three from the list and ask them to forward you their conveyancing fees and speak to the lawyer who will oversee the legal process beforemaking your decision.

Option 3 is to make use of our search tool to help you find the right solicitors taking into account your individual requirements including location,deadlines, complications and who your intended mortgage company is. Avoid the trap of appointing low cost conveyancing in Hedge End and Botley

The vendors of the home we are purchasing hired a conveyancing solicitor in Hedge End and Botley who has suggested a preliminary agreement with a payment two thousand pounds. Is it wise to enter into such agreements?

This type of contract isn't frequently used in Hedge End and Botley, conveyancers will often try and steer clients away from them as they detract from the primary focus, namely conveyancing and if you end up having your deposit forfeited then the solicitor is left exposed. Furthermore, there is no guarantee that just because the seller has signed a lock out contract they will complete the sale with you. They may be in contravention of the contract if they receive a large enough financial inducement to do so because a wronged purchaser with the benefit of a lockout agreement will still be obliged establish consequential losses from the breach and this may not equalise the extra amount that your seller may gain by reneging on the agreement, however morally reprehensible it undoubtedly is.

How does conveyancing in Hedge End and Botley differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Hedge End and Botley come to us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is finished. This is because new home sellers in Hedge End and Botley tend to purchase the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Hedge End and Botley or who has acted in the same development.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Hedge End and Botley is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Hedge End and Botley are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Hedge End and Botley 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 Hedge End and Botley 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 premises.

Am I best advised to appoint a Hedge End and Botley conveyancing practitioner who is local to the property I am purchasing? I have an old university friend who can carry out the legal work however his firm is located approximately 350miles drive away.

The primary upside of using a high street Hedge End and Botley conveyancing practice is that you can attend the office to execute paperwork, present your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. They will also have local knowledge which is a bonus. However nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who used your friend and the majority were happy that must trump using an unknown Hedge End and Botley conveyancing lawyer just because they are round the corner.

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