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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lancashire

Why would one instruct a Lancashire conveyancing firm given that online conveyancers are easier on the wallet?

To take your time to find shop around for conveyancing costs in Lancashire and you should seek a reasonable estimate but don’t be focused with searching for the cheapest Lancashire conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a smooth and a stressful house move. You need to ensure that you have expert advice from a specialist lawyer. An e-mail can never take the place of a telephone conversation and are no substitute for a face to face meeting. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor that will deal with your conveyancing from start to finish, giving the sort of hand holding that you will never get with an online conveyancer. He or She will keep you updated on any developments and keep you informed. Should you need to phone the firm you will know who to ask for and we'll be sure you're not left wondering what's going on.

I have 70 years unexpired on my lease and require a lease extension for my apartment in Lancashire. Conveyancing solicitors on the Tesco Bank panel can deal with such extensions right?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Tesco Bank have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 1/7/2020 the requirements read as follows :

I am buying a end of terrace house in Lancashire. The intention is to convert the garage to an office at the house.Will the conveyancing process include investigations to determine if these alterations are permitted?

Your solicitor will check the deeds as conveyancing in Lancashire can occasionally identify restrictions in the title deeds which prevent certain changes or necessitated the permission of another owner. Some additions need local authority planning permissions and approval in accordance building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. It would be wise to check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Lancashire. I have a mortgage offer with RBS. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with RBS, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the RBS conveyancing panel.

Planning on purchasing a maisonette in Lancashire. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Lancashire solicitor is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Lancashire as I am under pressure to sign on the dotted line inside one month. A mortgage is not required. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are are a cash buyer you are at free not to have searches conducted although no solicitor would recommend that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Lancashire the following are examples of issues that can show up and therefore impact future saleability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Do online conveyancing organisations cover everything a local Lancashire solicitor does or must I use a solicitor for the final stages for my conveyancing in Lancashire?

If you use an online conveyancer they will cover all the tasks your Lancashire solicitor would cover.

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