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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Longton

The owners have very assertive vendors who has insisted on a lock out contract with a down payment two thousand pounds. Are such arrangements recommended for Longton conveyancing transactions?

Exclusivity contracts are contracts binding a property owner and prospective acquirer granting the buyer exclusive rights to purchase the property within an agreed time frame. For all intents and purposes, an exclusivity is a document stating that you should be issued with a contract at a later date which is the contract for the actual sale. It is generally utilised for buyer assurance though in some cases, the proprietor may stand to benefit from such agreements as well. There are various positives and negatives to using them but you need to check with your lawyer but note that it may end up incurring extra in conveyancing fees. For this these agreements are unusual in relation to conveyancing in Longton.

Having sold my house in Longton last July yet the purchaser is whats apping me complaining that her conveyancer needs to hear from mylawyer. What should have happened following completion?

Following your sale your solicitor is obliged to send the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer must also evidence that the home loan has been discharged to the purchasers solicitors. There are no post completion procedures peculiar conveyancing in Longton.

Can you clarify what the consequences are if my lawyer’s firm is expelled from the Leeds Building Society Conveyancing panel ahead of completing my conveyancing in Longton?

The first thing to point out is that, this is very unlikely to happen. In most cases even where a law firm is removed off of a panel the lender would allow the completion to go ahead as the lender would appreciate the difficulties that they would place you in if you have to instruct a new solicitor days before completion. In a worst case scenario where the lender insists that you instruct a new firm then it is possible for a very good lawyer to expedite the conveyancing albeit that you may pay a significant premium for this. The analogous situation is where a buyer instructs a lawyer, exchanges contracts and the law firm is shut down by a regulator such as the SRA. Again, in this situation you can find lawyers who can troubleshoot their way to bring the conveyancing to a satisfactory conclusion - albeit at a cost.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Longton is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Longton are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Longton you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Longton may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Longton. I have stumble across a web site which appears to be the ideal solution If there is a chance to get all formalities done via phone that would be preferable. Do I need to be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

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?

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