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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Milton Keynes

Is there a reason to appoint a Milton Keynes conveyancing practice when internet based conveyancers are easier on the wallet?

By all means make sure that you contrast conveyancing costs in Milton Keynes and you should seek a reasonable quote but don’t be focused with hunting for the lowest priced Milton Keynes conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a seamless and a stressful home move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced lawyer. Emails can't replace a telephone discussion and can never replicate a face to face meeting. Our partner firms will allocate you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can handle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, giving the sort of hand holding that you rarely receive from an internet conveyancer. He or She will update you on progress making sure that you are never in the dark. Should you need to call the firm you will be sure who to ask for and they will be sure you are kept fully informed.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Milton Keynes. My lender is Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 18/3/2023, the requirements read as follows :

Just bought a semi-detached house in Milton Keynes , how long should it take for the Land Registry to record my ownership? My Milton Keynes conveyancing solicitor has been painfully slow, so I want to be certain that my purchase is registered.

As far as conveyancing in Milton Keynes registration is no faster or slower than the rest of England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can adjust according to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry communicate with any other parties. As of today in the region of three quarters of submission are fully dealt with within two weeks but occasionally there can be longer delays. Historically registration occurs once the buyer has moved in to the premises thus post completion formalities is not usually top priority yet if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your lawyers must contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Am I right to be suspicious by estate agents that I am dealing with are recommending an internet conveyancing firm as opposed to a local Milton Keynes conveyancing practice?

As with many professional services, often recommendations from family and friends can be extremely useful or valuable. But there are many players in a conveyancing matter; estate agents, financial adviser and lenders may put forward solicitors to use. Sometimes the solicitors might be known to one of the organisations as experts in their field, but occasionally there is an underlying commercial relationship behind the endorsement. You are at liberty to appoint your preferred conveyancer. You need to be aware that most banks have an approved list of lawyers you are obliged to use for the lender related work in your home move.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my uncle I am selling a property in Cardiff but I am based in Milton Keynes. My solicitor (who is 260 miles awayneeds me to sign a stat dec before completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Milton Keynes to witness this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Milton Keynes based

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