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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lytham St Annes

My mortgage company has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Lytham St Annes but I would rather use a conveyancing lawyer in Lytham St Annes or nearer to where I live. Can you assist?

It is by no means the case that all Lytham St Annes conveyancing practices are on all banks conveyancing panel. Use our search tool to choose a Lytham St Annes conveyancing firm on the on the mortgage company panel.

I have been told that property searches are the number one reason for hinderance in Lytham St Annes conveyancing transactions. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure amongst the top 10 causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Searches are not likely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Lytham St Annes.

I moved into my apartment on 10 March and my personal details is not yet registered. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Lytham St Annes said it would be formalised inside ten days. Are titles in Lytham St Annes particularly slow to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Lytham St Annes registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can adjust according to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry need to notify any third persons or bodies. Currently roughly three quarters of submission are completed within two weeks but some can be subject to longer hold-ups. Historically registration occurs after the purchaser is living at the premises therefore registration formalities is not always an essential issue but if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers must speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in last month in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Lytham St Annes is the location of the property. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Lytham St Annes are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Lytham St Annes 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 Lytham St Annes may ascertain 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 premises.

Is it best to go with a Lytham St Annes conveyancing lawyer who is local to the property I am buying? An old friend can conduct the legal work however his firm is located approximately 350miles away.

The primary upside of using a high street Lytham St Annes conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to sign documents, present your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. They will also have local insight which is a benefit. However it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and on the whole were happy that should outweigh using an unknown Lytham St Annes conveyancing solicitor just because they are based in the area.

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