I am in need of a property lawyer. Do I opt for a web based conveyancer as opposed to a family Merton conveyancing solicitor?
Merton is a unique place, where local insight is a big bonus. The laid-back lifestyle is great – but not when it comes to your house move. The conveyancers that we list display a wealth of Merton know how with a proactive, hands-onattitude that helps the conveyancing to progress actively engaging with all parties to reduce communication delays. It is a distinct advantage where they benefit from well established relationships with mortgage brokers, search providers, surveyors and other Merton conveyancing solicitors
I am buying a garden flat in Merton. Conveyancing solicitors are said to be ‘a necessary evil’ but can I do it myself?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Merton you will have to appoint a solicitor on your lender's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Merton.
The deeds to my home can not be found. The solicitors who handled the conveyancing in Merton 4 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?
In today’s world there are copies made of almost everything, and your conveyancer should know exactly where to locate all the suitable documentation so you can buy or dispose of your property without a hitch. Where copies are not available, your lawyer may be able to put in place insurance or indemnities protecting you against future claims on the premises.
I opted to have a survey carried out on a house in Merton ahead of retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may refuse to issue a mortgage on such a home.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Merton. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
Can a conveyancer remove someone from the title of my home in Merton ?
Subtracting or adding someone to the title of your property is relatively straightforward. You’ll need to appoint a conveyancer to discuss your legal rights before you can proceed with a transfer of property. Contact us to book a free consultation with one a lawyer