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Find a Highcliffe Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Highcliffe? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Highcliffe home move at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highcliffe

We see that you have a post code search directory listing law firms on the HSBC conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a commission if I appoint them for our own conveyancing in Highcliffe?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the HSBC conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Highcliffe.

Is there a search tool that I can utilise to investigate if the solicitor conducting my conveyancing in Highcliffe is on the mortgage lender’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Nationwide Building Society thus paying £175.00 in another set of legal bill.

Feel free to make the most of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this site. Pick the lender and type ‘Highcliffe’ or your location and you will see a number of lawyer located in Highcliffe or near you.

How does conveyancing in Highcliffe differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Highcliffe come to us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is built. This is because builders in Highcliffe usually acquire the real estate, 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 conveyancing solicitors 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 Highcliffe or who has acted in the same development.

I decided to have a survey done on a property in Highcliffe in advance of retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. The surveyor has said that some lenders may not issue a loan on a flying freehold premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. If you contact us we can investigate further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Highcliffe. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Highcliffe to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

If all goes to plan we aim to complete the sale of our £150,000 apartment in Highcliffe next week. The landlords agents has quoted £348 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and 3 years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a leasehold conveyance in Highcliffe?

Highcliffe conveyancing on leasehold flats ordinarily involves fees being raised by landlords agents :

    Addressing pre-contract questions Where consent is required before sale in Highcliffe Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your lawyer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Highcliffe leasehold premises is £350. For Highcliffe conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to supply the information.

Highcliffe Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    Is the freehold reversion owned jointly by the tenants? How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their maintenance charge payments?

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