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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Knotty Ash

As someone not used to the Knotty Ash conveyancing process what is your top tip you can give me concerning the legal transfer of property in Knotty Ash

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Knotty Ash or throughout England and Wales is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of room for friction between you and other parties involved in the ownership transfer. For instance, the vendor, property agent and sometimes a mortgage company. Appointing a solicitor for your conveyancing in Knotty Ash an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the legal process whose responsibility is to act in your legal interests and to protect you.

On occasion a potential adversary will try and convince you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For example, the estate agent may claim to be assisting by suggesting your conveyancer is dragging his heels. Or your mortgage broker may tell you to do take action that is contrary to your lawyers advice. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

Our lender has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Knotty Ash but I would rather use a conveyancing lawyer in Knotty Ash round the corner to me. Can you assist?

Not all Knotty Ash conveyancing practitioners are approved and listed on all banks conveyancing panel. Use the above find an approved solicitor tool to choose a Knotty Ash conveyancing firm on the on the lender panel.

I have been pointed in your direction by two or three local estate agents in Knotty Ash to choose a solicitor using your seach tool. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to offer your site rather than a competitor’s?

We don’t make any commission for pointing buyers and sellers to this site. We found it would be just too difficult a fee as members of the public would think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in Knotty Ash. Before diving in I want to be sure as to the unexpired term of the lease.

If the lease is recorded at the land registry - and 99.9% are in Knotty Ash - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

Knotty Ash Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    Be sure to investigate if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For example it is very common in Knotty Ash leases that pets are not permitted in in a block in Knotty Ash. If you like the apartmentin Knotty Ash but your cat is not allowed to move with you then you will be presented with a difficult decision. Is there a share of the freehold? What is the length of the lease?

I am purchasing a house and cash is in place. My conveyancer has been handed with two separate forms of photo ID, bank statement, endless utility bills. Now he requires a copy from a probate lawyer advising that the funds are legitimate and that it has come from inheritance and not via illegitimate means.

For some years now requires conveyancing solicitors as well as banks, building societies and other financial institutes to obtain satisfactory evidence of the identity of the client. This is because solicitors who deal with money and property on behalf of their clients can be used by criminals wishing to launder money. In order to comply with the law of money laundering, your Knotty Ash conveyancing lawyer will need to obtain evidence of your identity as as well as make sure that your funds are legitimate.

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