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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Limehouse

Do the conveyancing lawyers identified via your search tool conduct conveyancing in Limehouse by way of an attended exchange?

There are a few conveyancing experts who can conduct personalised exchanges. Please e-mail us to secure a costs illustration and details as to availability.

My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Limehouse. Conveyancing is required. What happens now?

Now that you are legally committed yourself to purchase you should find a conveyancing solicitor quickly as you are faced with a fast approaching deadline in which to complete the property. All auction property will have a corresponding legal pack. This should include evidence of title and search results. In the case of leasehold property the auction papers may include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork pertinent to a leasehold property. You should hand this to the conveyancer instructed by you as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that you have funds in order to complete on the date specified in the contract.

Is it the case that all Limehouse CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel?

A selection of lenders now make use of CQS as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their panels.

The formalities of my purchase has taken place for my property in Limehouse. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?

Most lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Team at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are resolved very quickly. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service with full details of your complaint.

What does a local search reveal regarding the property I am purchasing in Limehouse?

Limehouse conveyancing often starts with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for instance Searchflow The local search is essential in every Limehouse conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search should supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic sections.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £195,000 and identified one near me in Limehouse I like with open areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it's only got 49 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Limehouse for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a short lease?

If you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be problematic. Discount the price by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you can request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor concerning this matter.

Hoping to buy a property located in Limehouse and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Limehouse. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Limehouse area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Limehouse. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

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