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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leighton Buzzard

My fiance’s brother is a conveyancer. I expect that I will receive preferential pricing for conveyancing, However if that does not come through, what level of figure should I be expecting for conveyancing in Leighton Buzzard?

You should compare pricing. Make use of our search tool on this page. Whilst amounts may contrast greatly but the service one can expect are distinct between solicitors as is true with most professions.

My property lawyer in Leighton Buzzard has never been on on the Bank of Scotland Approved Panel. Can I still use my prefered solicitor even though they are not on the Bank of Scotland list of approved lawyers?

The limited options open to you here include:

  1. Carry on with your preferred Leighton Buzzard lawyers but Bank of Scotland will need to use a solicitor on their panel. This will inevitably rack up the total conveyancing fees as well as cause delays.
  2. Find an alternative solicitor to act in the purchase, obviously checking they are Bank of Scotland approved.
  3. Persuade your Bank of Scotland based solicitor to seek to join the Bank of Scotland panel

My aunt informed me that in buying a property in Leighton Buzzard there could be various restrictions prohibiting external alterations to the property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in Leighton Buzzard which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Leighton Buzzard should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I happen to be the single beneficiary of my late mum's estate and I have everything in my name now, including the my former home in Leighton Buzzard. The Leighton Buzzard property was put into my name in May. I want to move. I understand that there is a Mortgage Lenders six month 'rule', which means that my property ownership will be treated the same way as if I'd bought the property in May. Will no one buy the property for half a year?

The CML handbook requires solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you could be impacted by that. How practical a view lenders take of it, depend on the bank as this provision is principally there to identify the purchase and immediately sell or the quick reselling of properties.

Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Barclays. Leighton Buzzard conveyancing solicitors are chosen. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Barclays?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Barclays done the survey? Have you informed Barclays as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Barclays conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Leighton Buzzard. I now require my papers however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Leighton Buzzard of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Leighton Buzzard. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions 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 Leighton Buzzard

    Please supply a car parking plan. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease.

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