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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Margate

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Margate even where I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for instance where I wish to acquire a shop in Margate with a loan from Platform Home Loans Ltd?

The service is mainly there to select domestic conveyancing solicitors in Margate but we have set out at the bottom of this page a few Margate commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the solicitors directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Platform Home Loans Ltd

How does conveyancing in Margate differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Margate approach us having been asked by the builder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is finished. This is because house builders in Margate tend to purchase the real estate, 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 accustomed to new build conveyancing in Margate or who has acted in the same development.

I am downsizing from my house. My previous conveyancers closed down. I would be grateful for any recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Margate if that makes a difference.

Do use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Margate. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

Is it best to appoint a Margate conveyancing practitioner in close proximity to the house I am buying? I have an old university friend who can handle the conveyancing however they are based 300miles drive away.

The primary upside of using a local Margate conveyancing firm is that you can attend the office to sign documents, hand in your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. They will also have local knowledge which is a bonus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and the majority were happy that must trump using an unknown Margate conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being based in the area.

My folks are encountering difficulties in finding their Margate land registry title on the online search facility. They have a vague memory 48 years ago when they acquired the house there were complications regarding the post code not being identified on some systems.

Almost all premises in Margate should appear. Have you attempted a search with simply the postcode. Usually it will mention all the residences within that postcode. Where recorded it will show up with a title number. If they bought back in the 70’s it's conceivable it may be unregistered. The address could still be revealed but with the title number shown 'na'. In this scenario you will need to locate the original title papers which might be with your parent’s bank.

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