Can you point me to a directory of Co-operative panel conveyancers in Littlehampton on the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook Website?
Unfortunately not yet. There is no such facility on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. A small selection of banks make their panel listings available online. If you are looking for a Littlehampton lawyer on the Co-operative please make the most of our tool.
We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Virgin Money. Littlehampton conveyancing lawyers were appointed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Virgin Money?
There is no definitive answer here. Have Virgin Money completed the survey? Have you advised Virgin Money as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.
I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Littlehampton. I have a mortgage agreed with Co-operative. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?
It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Co-operative, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Co-operative conveyancing panel.
How does conveyancing in Littlehampton differ for new build properties?
Most buyers of new build premises in Littlehampton come to us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is built. This is because developers in Littlehampton typically acquire the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Littlehampton or who has acted in the same development.
Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Littlehampton in advance of appointing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will not grant a loan on this type of house.
It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions from Nationwide. If you call us we can check via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Littlehampton. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Littlehampton to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.
My business partner and I are looking to lease a unit on the high street. Can you recommend lawyers offering no-move-no costs for commercial conveyancing in Littlehampton for under 2k?
We can recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Littlehampton, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. Whether you are hoping to buy or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we can put you in touch with the right solicitor. Regarding the costs this will depend on the structure and nuances of the proposed transaction. Let us have your contact information or email us so that we may supply you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.
I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Littlehampton. I've land on a site which looks to be the ideal solution If it is possible to get all this stuff done via phone that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?