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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kent

How do I identify leasehold conveyancing in Kent?

Option 1 is to ask relatives who they would recommend.

Option 2 is to look on the internet for conveyancing in Kent. Call a couple or more firms from the list and ask them to forward you their conveyancing quote and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will oversee your legal process ahead ofcommitting.

Third is to make use of this site to assist you in finding the right lawyers taking into account your unique requirements including location,speed, complications and who your intended lender is. Do not be fooled by low cost conveyancing in Kent

I am buying a right to buy a flat in Kent. Can I do my own conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Kent you will have to appoint a solicitor on your mortgage company'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 Kent.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Kent

There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Kent and Solicitor firms in Kent offering conveyancing It is important to make clear that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in transferring property. They may both also deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.

I just bought a flat at auction in Kent. Conveyancing is necessary. What is next?

Given that you have now exchanged you will need to find a conveyancing lawyer as a matter of priority as you will have a fast approaching deadline in which to complete the deal. Every auction property will have a corresponding legal set of papers. This will include most,if not all of the documents that your conveyancer requires. Where you are dealing with leasehold property the auction papers may include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing paperwork specific to leasehold premises. You should pass this on to the lawyer working for you ASAP. Do make sure that you have funds in place to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

Skipton have agreed my home loan in principle, my bid on a flat in Kent has been accepted, what happens next?

Your estate agent will need to be advised as to your conveyancer's details (be sure the conveyancers are on the lender’s panel). Call up Skipton or the broker and finish off any appropriate paperwork. Skipton will sellect a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or seller to schedule a slot for the valuation to take place. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes approximately ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. Skipton will send the offer to you and your lawyers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Kent.

I am purchasing my first flat in Kent with a loan from Santander. The sellers refused to move on the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The house builders rep suggested that I not to tell my conveyancer about this deal as it may jeopardize my loan with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

As co-executor for the will of my uncle I am selling a house in Cardiff but reside in Kent. My conveyancer (approximately 235 miles awayneeds me to execute a stat dec prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Kent to attest and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you should not be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Kent

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