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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hereford

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Hereford even where I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for example if I want to acquire a shop in Hereford with a mortgage from Halifax?

Our comparison service is predominantly utilised to select domestic conveyancing solicitors in Hereford but we have set out at the bottom of this page some Hereford commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the firm directly to check if they can also act for Halifax

I have been recommended a conveyancing solicitor in Hereford. I need to find out if they are accepted on the National Westminster Bank conveyancing panel. Could you or the lender confirm if they are on the panel?

You should e-mail your lawyer and ask them if they can act for the bank. Otherwise you can get in touch with National Westminster Bank who may be able to assist.

We are purchasing a detached bungalow in Hereford. The intention is to carry out a loft conversion at the house.Will the conveyancing process include investigations to see if these works were previously refused?

Your solicitor will check the deeds as conveyancing in Hereford will occasionally identify restrictions in the title deeds which restrict certain changes or necessitated the consent of a 3rd party. Some additions need local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. It would be sensible to check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Co-operative. Hereford conveyancing lawyers have been selected. How long does it take for Co-operative to issue the offer to the lawyer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Co-operative done the survey? Have you advised Co-operative as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Co-operative conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

I am selling my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in December 2006, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s lender, UBS are being pedantic. The Hereford solicitor who is on the UBS conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but UBS are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do UBS have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that UBS have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why UBS may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Hereford?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Hereford. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

In searching the web for the term on line conveyancing in Hereford it reveals numerous solicitorsin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable solicitor for the sale of my house?

The best way of seeking the right conveyancer is via trusted referral, so seek the counsel of friends and relatives who have purchased a property in Hereford or a local estate agent or mortgage broker. Fees for conveyancing in Hereford vary, so it's advisable to request a minimum of three costs illustrations from varying types of solicitors. Dont forget to clarify that the costs are guaranteed not to to be inflated.

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