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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Melksham

I am hoping to receive a mortgage offer from Santander. I hope to instruct a Licensed Conveyancer in Melksham. Does the Santander Solicitor panel exclude Licensed Conveyancers?

The Santander approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders, represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.

Our nephew is in the process of securing a newly built flat in Melksham with a home loan from Aldermore. His solicitor has advised him of a delay in receiving the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?

The document is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the transaction. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Aldermore conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when requested. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Aldermore conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial estate in Melksham?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Melksham will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Melksham. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Melksham.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Melksham it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can cause delays to Melksham commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Melksham.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Melksham benefiting from help to buy. The developers would not move on the amount so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The property agent advised me not reveal to my lawyer about the deal as it could put at risk my loan with Halifax. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I am looking for a flat up to £245,000 and identified one round the corner in Melksham I like with a park and station nearby, however it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Melksham for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

Should you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease will be an issue. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.

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