Me and my partner are about to complete buying a house in Lees and Moorside but as a result of damage from a small fire at the property I have managed to agree compensation from the owner of six thousand pounds taking the form of a reduction in the price. I had intended this to be dealt with as part of a side agreement yet Nationwide are not allowing this. Why were they involved?
Your property lawyer that is on a Nationwide conveyancing panel is duty bound to advise Nationwide of any amendments to the sale price. If you were to refuse your conveyancing practitioner to notify the price change to Nationwide then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Nationwide and you would have to appoint a new lawyer for your conveyancing in Lees and Moorside.
I am helping my aunt sell her property in Lees and Moorside. Does the solicitor arrange an energy assessment or it is for the seller to see to?
After the abolition of Home Packs, energy performance certificates was maintained a mandatory component of selling a property. An EPC must be to hand before the property is put on the market. This is not a task that solicitors ordinarily arrange. If you are using a Lees and Moorside conveyancing lawyer they may be able to arrange energy assessments given their contacts with reputable Lees and Moorside assessors
I am buying a victorian detached house in Lees and Moorside. We would like to carry out an extension to the side at the property.Will the conveyancing process involve investigations to ascertain if these works are allowed?
Your conveyancer will review the deeds as conveyancing in Lees and Moorside will occasionally identify restrictions in the title deeds which prohibit categories of alterations or require the permission of a 3rd party. Many works require local authority planning consent and approval in accordance building regulations. Some areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. It would be wise to check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.
Yorkshire BS have agreed my home loan in principle, my offer on a flat in Lees and Moorside has been accepted, what are the next steps?
Your estate agent will wish to know who your solicitors are (make sure the solicitors are on the lender’s panel). Telephone Yorkshire BS or your broker and complete any outstanding documentation. Yorkshire BS will appoint a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or seller to book a time for the valuation to take place. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes approximately a fortnight to get a mortgage offer. Yorkshire BS will issue the offer to you and your property lawyers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Lees and Moorside.
We are purchasing a property and the lawyer has mentioned Chancel Repair for which the house may be liable as it falls into the area of such a church. He has recommended insurance. Is this strictly warranted for conveyancing in Lees and Moorside
Unless a prior purchase of the house took place post 12 October 2013 you may assume that lawyers conducting conveyancing in Lees and Moorside to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.
I am looking for a conveyancing practitioner in Lees and Moorside for my house move. Is it possible to review a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?
Anyone can search for presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from investigations commenced on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For details Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For callers outside the UK, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may recorded call for training purposes.
At what point do I cover the costs of the Stamp Duty Land Tax payable for my conveyancing in Lees and Moorside?
The conveyancer will fill out a stamp duty return for you as part of your Lees and Moorside conveyancing transaction for signature. On completion your conveyancer will submit the STL Return Form to the Tax Authorities and - assuming they have the money - discharge any land tax liability for you.