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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Holsworthy

Is there a reason to instruct a Holsworthy conveyancing practice given that internet based conveyancers are cheap by comparison?

Its a good idea to contrast conveyancing costs in Holsworthy and you should seek a competitive quote but don’t expend your energy getting the lowest priced Holsworthy conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a seamless and a frustrating home move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from an experienced solicitor. An e-mail can never replace a phone discussion and can never replicate a face to face meeting. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor that will deal with your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, providing a level of continuity that you are unlikely to received from an internet conveyancer. Our lawyers will keep you updated as to headway making sure that you are ensuring that you are updated at regular intervals. Should it ever be necessary to call the office you will know who you need to speak to and we'll ensure you are in the know.

Will lawyers request money on account when it comes to conveyancing in Holsworthy?

If you are buying a property in Holsworthy your lawyer will request that you put them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is as part of the total price then this will be needed immediately before contracts are exchanged. Any further balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

How does conveyancing in Holsworthy differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Holsworthy contact us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is ready to move into. This is because builders in Holsworthy tend to buy the site, 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 conveyancers 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 used to new build conveyancing in Holsworthy or who has acted in the same development.

I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £305k and identified one round the corner in Holsworthy I like with a park and railway links nearby, the downside is that it's only got 49 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Holsworthy in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

If you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be an issue. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you can request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

I dont have enough spare cash to pay a 10% deposit on my flat purchase in Holsworthy , but I am keen go ahead. Do I have options?

One option is to try and accept a smaller deposit. Most property owners will accept a lesser deposit or even no deposit for a first time buyer or 100% mortgage. Be aware though that if you fail to complete you will still need to hand over a minimum of 10% of the purchase price regardless of how much deposit was agreed.

You can also agree a simultaneous exchange and completion as no deposit is required for this however neither party will be tied in until completion actually takes place and it can be risky if sellers change their mind at the last moment

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