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Find a Hockley Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hockley

Are you able to vouch for a Nationwide Building Society allowed Hockley conveyancing solicitor finish our house move within two weeks? Would it be better to use a local Hockley firm or an internet comparison site?

We would be happy to suggest some excellent Hockley conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the main road in Hockley. Visit a couple of law practices and request to see a conveyancing solicitor for a costs illustration. Discuss your expectations together with the reasons and get an assurance on speed. Appoint the one that genuine.

I am buying a new build flat in Hockley. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Hockley you will have to appoint a solicitor on your lender's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Hockley.

My wife and I are purchasing a property in Hockley. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a solicitor? On completion day we will need to put money into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Hockley. I have a mortgage agreed with RBS. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with RBS, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the RBS conveyancing panel.

Completion of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Hockley. Conveyancing was of an acceptable standard but I would like to complain about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?

All banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Department at head office. In most cases complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR with full details of your complaint.

Hoping to buy a property located in Hockley and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Hockley. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Hockley area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Hockley. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

I have just appointed agents to market my garden flat in Hockley. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, but I have recently received a yearly service charge invoice – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should clear the maintenance contribution as normal as all rents and service invoices will be allotted as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Hockley - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    For most Hockley leaseholds the outlay for major works tend not to be wrapped into the service charges, albeit that some managing agents in Hockley ask leaseholders to contribute towards a sinking fund created for the specific purpose of building a fund for major repairs or maintenance. Are there any major works in the near future that will likely add a premium to the maintenance charges? How much is the yearly maintenance fee and ground rent?

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