Find a Maidenhead Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Maidenhead? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Maidenhead home move at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Maidenhead

Is it possible for conveyancing in Maidenhead to be done in less than 28 days?

Where the seller is applying time constraints for your conveyancing it is advisable to make sure that your solicitor is familiar with the area as they will have local contacts and intelligence. It is even conceivable that they would have handled previousproperties in the same road. You would be best advised to use a Maidenhead conveyancing firm. In addition, check that the lawyer is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is believed that nearly one in five of Maidenhead conveyancing transactions are suspended or jeopardised after finding out that a buyer’s solicitor was not on their banks list of approved solicitors. This can often result in the conveyancing being frustrated by almost 21 days. It is claimed that this issue affects in the region of 100,000 home sales every year. Many Maidenhead conveyancing practices can not act for certain banks so do check as early as possible.

I purchased a freehold residence in Maidenhead yet pay rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Maidenhead and has limited impact for conveyancing in Maidenhead but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 will be dispensed with completely.

We're in Maidenhead, First time buyers buying with a mortgage (lender is Bank of Ireland , and our lawyer is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no property lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

My father-in-law has recommend that I use his conveyancers in Maidenhead. Do I follow his advice?

There are no two ways about it the ideal way to find a conveyancing solicitor is to seek recommendations from friends or relatives who have previously instructed the firm you're contemplating using.

How much experience do your Maidenhead conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

Maidenhead conveyancing lawyers help thousands of buyers move home every year and supported lots of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique Maidenhead conveyancers have worked on recent similar cases.

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