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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leigh

Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Leigh?

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Leigh and Solicitor firms in Leigh who can assist with your conveyancing It is important to make clear that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in the home buying process. They may both also handle other property legal work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.

This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as FTB of a ground floor flat in Leigh. Do I pick up the keys to the property on completion from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Leigh?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will transfer the purchase money to the vendor’s lawyers, and once they have received this, you will be able to pick up the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this occurs between 1 and 3pm.

We previously selected conveyancing lawyers locally in Leigh on the Santander solicitor panel. They are now charging me a separate amount for dealing with the Santander mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee specified by Santander?

Unfortunately, so long as it is in their Terms of Engagement or estimate then yes your lawyer can levy a fee for this. The charge is not dictated by Santander but by your Leigh lawyer. Some firms on the Santander panel will levy an ‘acting for lender’ fee but plenty of firms incorporate it on their overall fee.

I require quick conveyancing in Leigh as I am under pressure to sign on the dotted line in less than one month. A home loan is not required. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are are a mortgage free purchaser you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no conveyancer would recommend that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Leigh the following are instances of issues that can crop up and adversely impact future saleability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

I am buying a new build apartment in Leigh. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Leigh

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please supply a car parking plan. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

I am a sole trader planning to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend lawyers offering no-move-no costs for non-domestic conveyancing in Leigh for below £1,200?

We are happy to recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Leigh, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are looking to buy or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we will find you the right lawyer. As for the costs this will depend on the structure and nuances of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your contact information or phone so as to enable us to furnish you with a detailed commercial conveyancing quote.

My father-in-law has recommend that I use his conveyancing solicitors in Leigh. Should I find my own property lawyer?

No doubt it’s preferable to find a conveyancing solicitor is to get feedback from friends or family who have used the firm that you are considering.

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