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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in North Hykeham

My best friend’s dad is a property lawyer. I anticipate that I will receive preferential rates for conveyancing, However if that does not come materialise, what kind of figure would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in North Hykeham?

It’s a good idea to look for 3 or more like-for-like conveyancing quotes. Do use our comparison tool on this site. The quotes will vary but service levels do differ between law firms as is true with the vast majority of professional services.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in North Hykeham? What am I being asked for?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering regulations require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identity of the person or body they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing retainer. The Client Care letter that you need to sign should stipulate this. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the CML Lenders Handbook requirements last updated on 1st December 2014. Where you are unwilling to provide identification documents, your solicitor can not take you on as a client.

About to place a bid on a leasehold flat in North Hykeham. The selling agents assure me that it is usual for flats in North Hykeham to have less than 75 years left on the lease. I am taking out a loan with Chelsea Building Society. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has 70 years unexpired.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 4/12/2018 the requirements read as follows :

85 years from the date of completion of the mortgage. Please ensure that you explain the implications of a short term lease to the borrower.

I used Action Conveyancing a few years ago for my conveyancing in North Hykeham. I now require my file however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in North Hykeham of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

We're novice buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the property agent informed us that the seller will only go ahead if we instruct the agent's recommended conveyancers as they need a ‘quick sale’. My instinct tells me that we should use a high street solicitor with experience of conveyancing in North Hykeham

We suspect that the owner is unaware of this ultimatum. If they require ‘a quick sale', turning down a motivated purchaser is likely to cause more damage than good. Speak to the owners direct and explain that (a)you are motivated buyers (b)you are ready to progress, with finances in place © you are unencumbered (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you will continue to appoint your preferred North Hykeham conveyancing firm - rather thanthe ones that will earn the estate agent a kickback or achieve conveyancing thresholds demanded by senior management.

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