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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Muswell Hill

Are you able to vouch for a Barnsley Building Society allowed Muswell Hill conveyancing practice finish our house move within 28 days? Would it be better to use a high street Muswell Hill practice or a national firm?

We can recommend some very good Muswell Hill conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the main road in Muswell Hill. Go in to a couple of firms and request to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a fee estimate. Discuss your time frames together with your reasons and get a commitment on speed. Select the lawyer that genuine.

We are buying a property in Muswell Hill. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a conveyancer? On completion day we will need to put funds into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I am helping my niece sell her property in Muswell Hill. Does the conveyancing solicitor order an EPC or it is for me to see to?

After the demise of Home Packs, energy assessments was left as a mandatory element of moving house. An energy performance certificate must be commissioned prior to the property being advertised. It is not a task that conveyancers ordinarily organise. If you are using a Muswell Hill conveyancing lawyer they might help arrange EPC’s given their relationships with long established local providers

My lawyer has informed me that breach of easement insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Muswell Hill conveyancing?

The appropriate level of breach of easement indemnity insurance should be dictated by who your lender. It would differ for example between Accord Mortgages Ltd and Coventry Building Society. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.

What does a local search tell me about the property we're buying in Muswell Hill?

Muswell Hill conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for example PSG The local search plays an important part in most Muswell Hill conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search should supply data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic areas.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Muswell Hill?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Muswell Hill. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

My step-mother purchased her house in Muswell Hill 9 years past. She has since got married, divorced and has recently married again. She wishes to market the property next moths. I believe she will just be requested to supply copies of her marriage certificates to the conveyancing practitioner however she is worried it will frustrate the house sale. Is it worth updating the Land Registry information for the property?

You are not required to bring up to date the title for the property on the basis that you have the evidence required to show how the change of name resulted.

The purchaser’s solicitor should check the title entries and request evidence to establish the change of name e.g. marriage documentation.

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