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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leeds

I am need of leasehold conveyancing for a flat in a relatively new development (seven years old) in Leeds. 95% of the appartments have already been disposed of. Is it strictly necessary to order conveyancing searches as part of conveyancing in Leeds?

Conveyancing Searches are a vital link in the Leeds conveyancing process. There are numerous search providers delivering Leeds conveyancing searches, as well direct from the local authority. These are known collectively as personal search companies and they produce, not surprisingly, personal searches. However, all Local Authority Search conveyancing products have one thing in common - they must obtain their information from the local authoritative source.

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Leeds?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Leeds your lawyer will request that you put them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is needed to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. When the deposit is as part of the total price then this should be asked for shortly in advance of exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is needed should be transferred a couple of days ahead of the day of completion.

I have recentlybecome aware that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Leeds for a purchase of a freehold house 9 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest way to check if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Leeds conveyancing specialists.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Leeds with a loan from HSBC Bank. The sellers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The estate agent told me not disclose to my solicitor about this deal as it would impact my mortgage with the bank. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

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.

I'm converting the mortgage on my primary property to a BTL mortgage with Accord Mortgages Ltd and intend to use the remaining equity as a down payment on a second property. The neighborhood we are interested in is Leeds. Will your conveyancers be able to act for both sets of banks and link together the two deals?

Make use of our comparison tool on this site to ensure that the conveyancers are on the relevant lender panels. On the basis that they are the conveyancer should be able to connect the two deals but you should talk with you lawyer and make clear your desired outcome and needs.

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