My wife and I are acquiring a newly built duplex in Hemel Hempstead and my conveyancer is advising me that she has to the mortgage company to disclose incentives from the seller. I am nearing the developer’s deadline to exchange and I don't want to prolong the conveyancing. is my lawyer playing by the book?
You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your conveyancing practitioner. A precondition to being on a mortgage company panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.
Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead?
If you are buying a property in Hemel Hempstead your lawyer will ask you place them with monies to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. When the deposit is payable against the purchase price then this should be required shortly prior to exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is needed should be transferred a few days ahead of the day of completion.
I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead. I now require my papers however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Hemel Hempstead 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.
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I pay a maintenance contribution for my property in Hemel Hempstead. Due to redundancy and other issues I fell behind with remittance. The management company agreed a clearance schedule but there is still about £2000 remaining in arrears.
I want to dispose of the property and I am concerned this could hold me back if I have to pay off the arrears first. Do I have to settle before - is this practicable?
Do clarify with the solicitor carrying out your Hemel Hempstead conveyancing but one option may be to arrange for the debt to be transferred to the purchasers. The contractual price due would be reduced to reflect the amount of debt they assume. They could then discharge the fees post completion of the sale.