Why do I have to pay up front for my conveyancing in Hertfordshire?
If you are buying a property in Hertfordshire your lawyer will request that you put them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Ordinarily this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is payable against the sale price then this will be required immediately in advance of exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer a few days prior to the day of completion.
I have been told that property searches are the primary cause of delay in Hertfordshire house deals. Is that correct?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released conclusions of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are not likely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Hertfordshire.
Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Hertfordshire ahead of appointing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. My surveyor advised that some lenders tend refuse to issue a mortgage on a flying freehold house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements from Halifax. If you call us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Hertfordshire. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
We are one month into a residential purchase having been recommend to solicitors by the local agent to execute conveyancing in Hertfordshire. We are not happy. Can you you assist me in finding new solicitors?
They would need to be really bad in order to consider diss instructing them. Has your loan offer been sent? In the event that it has you must make them aware of the new contact details and have the loan are re-sent. Your conveyancer should be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid escalating charges and complications. So that should be your starting point. Our search tool can assist you in finding a bank approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Hertfordshire
Is it the case that all Hertfordshire legal practices on every lender conveyancing panel?
The Lexsure search tool on this page may be of use or you can go into your local bank branch in Hertfordshire. the probability is that they can recommend conveyancing solicitors in Hertfordshire