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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hockley

I have just been advised by my mortgage broker that my Hockley the law firm I have appointed is not on the bank Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be sure that this is correct?

The sensible course of action for you to take is to contact your Hockley conveyancer. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to advise you what has happened. Where they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a Hockley conveyancing practice that is on the approved list of lawyers for your lender.

We are planning to acquire a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Hockley who is on the RBS solicitor panel. Can you recommend a local solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for RBS . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Hockley.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Hockley is the location of the property. Can you offer any guidance?

Flying freeholds in Hockley are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Hockley you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Hockley may ascertain 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 residence.

Given that I will soon spend over three hundred thousand on a property in Hockley I wish to talk to a lawyer regarding thehome move prior to giving the go ahead to the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

Absolutely - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the conveyancer who will be carrying out your property ownership legalities in Hockley.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique person, not a file reference. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are provided with for residential conveyancing in Hockley should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

All being well we will complete the sale of our £475,000 apartment in Hockley in seven days. The managing agents has quoted £372 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and 3 years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge an administration fee for a flat conveyance in Hockley?

Hockley conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes often involves the buyer’s solicitor submitting questions for the landlord to address. Although the landlord is not legally bound to answer these enquiries most will be content to assist. They are at liberty to levy a reasonable charge for answering questions or supplying documentation. There is no upper cap for such fees. The average costs for the information that you are referring to is £350, in some situations it is in excess of £800. The management information fee required by the landlord must be accompanied by a synopsis of rights and obligations in relation to administration charges, otherwise the charge is not strictly payable. In reality one has little option but to pay whatever is requested of you should you wish to complete the sale of your home.

Hockley Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should consider Prior to Purchasing

    What is the name of the managing agents? What prohibitions are contained in the Hockley Lease? Make sure you find out if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. By way of example it is reasonably common in Hockley leases that pets are not allowed in certain buildings in Hockley. If you like the propertyin Hockley however your dog is not allowed to make the move with you then you will be faced hard determination.

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