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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Limehouse

Why would I use a Limehouse conveyancing practice given that online alternatives are easier on the wallet?

Its a good idea to shop around for conveyancing costs in Limehouse and you should seek an affordable estimate but don’t become consumed with looking for the lowest priced Limehouse conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a smooth and a distressing move. You need to ensure that you have expert advice from an experienced conveyancer. Emails can't replace a phone call and are no substitute for a face to face appointment. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor that will handle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, giving the sort of personalised service that you are unlikely to received from an internet conveyancer. He or She will keep you updated on headway making sure that you are regularly updated. Should it ever be necessary to phone the office you will know who you need to speak to and they will ensure you are kept fully informed.

My nephew is about to exchange on a new build apartment in Limehouse with a mortgage from UBS. His conveyancer has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?

The document is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the UBS conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when asked. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the UBS conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

My grandmother passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the house in Limehouse. The house had a small mortgage remaining of approximately £8000. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Clydesdale, pay off the mortgage. Is this allowed?

Given you intend to refinance then Clydesdale will require that you use a conveyancer on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Clydesdale conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Clydesdale mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

Have just purchased a repossessed house at auction in Limehouse. Conveyancing is needed. What is next?

Now that you have legally bound yourself to purchase you must choose a conveyancing lawyer quickly as you are facing a tight a fixed date to complete the deal. Every auction property should have an associated legal pack. This will likely include most,if not all of the paperwork that your solicitor will need. If you have purchased leasehold property the conveyancing papers should include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation pertinent to a leasehold property. You must pass this on to your appointed conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that that you have the requisite funding in place to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

My husband and I have arranged the release of further monies on our home loan from HSBC as we intend to carry out a loft conversion to our house in Limehouse. Do we need to appoint a bricks and mortar Limehouse solicitor on the HSBC conveyancing panel to handle the paperwork?

HSBC do not ordinarily require firms on their conveyancing panel to handle such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the HSBC panel.

Nottingham have agreed my mortgage in principle, my bid on a apartment in Limehouse has been accepted, what happens next?

The estate agent will want to know who your solicitors are (be sure the lawyers are on the lender’s approved list). Telephone Nottingham or the financial adviser and finish off any appropriate documentation. Nottingham will instruct a valuer who will get in contact with the selling agent or owners to arrange an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes approximately a fortnight to receive the mortgage offer. Nottingham will issue the offer to you and your property lawyers. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Limehouse.

Various online forums that I have visited warn that are the primary reason for stalling in Limehouse conveyancing transactions. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Searches are not likely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Limehouse.

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