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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Newhaven

The housing market in Newhaven is hotting up. What can I do to expedite matters?

Where the seller is applying a tight deadline to exchange we would recommend that your solicitor is familiar with the area as they will benefit local connections and knowledge. It is possible that they could have conducted otherhomes in the same neighbourhood. Therefore consider using a Newhaven conveyancing solicitor. In addition, be sure that the lawyer is on the lender panel. It is estimated that just under twenty per cent of Newhaven conveyancing deals are delayed or jeopardised after discovering a buyer’s conveyancer was not on their mortgage lender’s panel. This can often result in the conveyancing being held up by an average of 21 days. It is said that this issue affects approximately one hundred thousand home moves annually. Most Newhaven conveyancing practices can not represent certain banks so do check at the outset.

My apartment in Newhaven is up for sale and I have a buyer. Does the solicitor have to be on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel in order to deal with paying off my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their specifications fairly frequently at the moment.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal planned roadworks that could impact a commercial premises in Newhaven?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Newhaven will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Newhaven. The search result sets out definitive information 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 Newhaven.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Newhaven it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately can result in delays to Newhaven commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Newhaven.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Newhaven?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Newhaven. 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…’

Am I better off to appoint a Newhaven conveyancing solicitor based in the area that I am hoping to buy? I have an old university friend who can conduct the legal formalities but his firm is located 300miles drive away.

The benefit of a local Newhaven conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to execute documents, present your ID and pester them if necessary. Having local Newhaven know how is a plus. However it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If you know people who used your friend and on the whole were impressed that must surpass using an unfamiliar Newhaven conveyancing lawyer just because they are Newhaven based.

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