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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Houghton Regis

Why would I appoint a Houghton Regis conveyancing firm given that web based alternatives are more affordable?

To take your time to find shop around for conveyancing costs in Houghton Regis and you should seek an affordable estimate but don’t expend your energy searching for the lowest priced Houghton Regis conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a seamless and a frustrating move. You need to ensure that you have expert guidance from a trusted solicitor. An e-mail can never take the place of a telephone discussion and can never replicate a one to one meeting. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor who can tackle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, giving the sort of personalised service that you are unlikely to received from an internet conveyancer. He or She will update you as to any developments and keep you informed. If you ever need to contact the office you will know who to ask for and they will endeavour to make sure that you are kept fully informed.

Are the Houghton Regis conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by Clydesdale?

Houghton Regis conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Clydesdale directly.

The Houghton Regis conveyancing solicitors that I recently instructed on my purchase in Houghton Regis have suddenly closed. I chose them because I needed a firm on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel and my family Houghton Regis lawyer was not. I paid them 275 plus VAT on account. What are my options?

Assuming that you have an Estate Agent in the equation then let them know straight away so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to reasons beyond your control. Most sellers would be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You will need to appoint new lawyers that are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money, it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new lawyers should be in a position to help.

How does conveyancing in Houghton Regis differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Houghton Regis approach us having been asked by the seller to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is finished. This is because house builders in Houghton Regis usually buy the land, 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 property lawyers 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 Houghton Regis or who has acted in the same development.

We are 18 days into a residential purchase having been referred to solicitors by the high street agent to carry out the conveyancing in Houghton Regis. We are not happy. Can you help me find new conveyancers?

They would need to be very poor to suggest diss instructing them. Has the mortgage been generated? If so you will need to advise them of the new lawyer and have the loan are re-issued. The conveyancer needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid escalating expenses and delays. That should be your starting point. Our search tool should help you find a lender approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in Houghton Regis

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