Last August we completed a house move in Keswick. We have since encountered a number of problems with the house which we believe were overlooked in the conveyancing searches. Do we have any recourse? What searches should? have been conducted for conveyancing in Keswick?
It is not clear from the question as what problems have arisen and if they are unique to conveyancing in Keswick. Conveyancing searches and due diligence undertaken as part of the buying process are carried out to help avoid problems. As part of the process, the vendor answers a questionnaire called a Seller’s Property Information Form. answers is incorrect, you could possibly take legal action against the seller for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in Keswick.
We are selling our apartment in Keswick. Does my property lawyer need to be required to be on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel in order to deal with repayment of my mortgage?
Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their specifications fairly frequently in recent years.
Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial site in Keswick?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Keswick will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Keswick. The report provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Keswick.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Keswick it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can result in delays to Keswick commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Keswick.
I'm purchasing my first flat in Keswick benefiting from help to buy. The sellers refused to budge the price so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The house builders rep suggested that I not to tell my lawyer about this extras as it would impact my loan with the bank. Is this normal?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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 grandmother I am disposing of a house in Newport but live in Keswick. My conveyancer (based 260 miles from meneeds me to sign a statutory declaration ahead of the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Keswick to witness and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Keswick based