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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Manchester

Is there a reason to instruct a Manchester conveyancing solicitors firm given that internet based conveyancers are easier on the wallet?

By all means make sure that you get 2 or 3 like-for-like quotes for conveyancing costs in Manchester and you should seek an affordable quote but don’t become consumed with hunting for the lowest priced Manchester conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a smooth and a distressing move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from a trusted solicitor. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a telephone discussion and are no substitute for a one to one consultation. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and trusted conveyancing solicitor who can tackle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, giving the sort of hand holding that you rarely receive from an internet conveyancer. Our lawyers will inform you as to progress and keep you informed. If you ever need to phone the office you will be sure who to ask for and we'll endeavour to make sure that you're not left wondering what's going on.

It is 10 years ago since I purchased my house in Manchester. Conveyancing solicitors have recently been appointed on the sale but I am unable to locate the title deeds. Will this cause complications?

Don’t worry too much. Firstly there is a possibility that the deeds will be retained by the lender or they could be in the possession of the conveyancers who acted in your purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the property will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers obtaining up to date copy of the land registers. The vast majority of conveyancing in Manchester involves registered property but in the rare situation where your home is not registered it is more of a problem but is not insurmountable.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Manchester

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Manchester and Solicitor firms in Manchester who provide Conveyancing services It is important to make clear that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal aspects of transferring property. The two can deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.

We are due to move property in September. Does my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the day of completion. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Manchester. Conveyancing firm was found before I stumbled across your website.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the house keys from the selling agent but this can only be done when the previous owners conveyancers inform the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be passed over. After that you should tell the removal company that they can start moving you in. We do not recommend a specific removal company but can help you locate a residential property solicitor in Manchester or a legal practice with expertise in conveyancing in Manchester.

Nottingham have agreed my mortgage in principle, my bid on a flat in Manchester has been accepted, what happens next?

The property agent will wish to be informed of your conveyancing practitioner's details (ensure that the conveyancers are on the lender’s approved list). Contact Nottingham or your financial adviser and finalise any appropriate forms. Nottingham will instruct a valuer who will get in contact with the selling agent or vendor to arrange a time for the valuation to take place. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes approximately ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. Nottingham will send the offer to you and your property lawyers. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Manchester.

The deeds to my house are lost. The lawyers who handled the conveyancing in Manchester 4 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?

These day there are duplicates made of almost everything, and your lawyer will know precisely where to find all the relevant paperwork so you can buy or sell your property without any difficulty. If duplicates can’t be found, your solicitor can arrange cover in the form of insurance or indemnities protecting you against possible claims on your property.

Can a conveyancer remove someone from the title of my property in Manchester ?

Subtracting or adding someone to the title of your property is relatively straightforward. You’ll need to appoint a conveyancing practitioner to discuss your legal rights before you can proceed with a transfer of property. Contact us to book a free consultation with one a property lawyer

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