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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ottershaw

We instructed a Ottershaw based firm for my conveyancing in Ottershaw yesterday. Upon checking the Terms I seewe are liable for fees even where the transaction does not complete. Should I go with them or use an internet solicitor practice promoting no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Ottershaw?

It is usually ‘give and take’ in that if "No Sale No Fee" is advertised then the fee levels will generally be uplifted to neutralise the cases that abort. You should be mindful that these offerings tend not to protect you from expenses for instance Ottershaw conveyancing search fees.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Ottershaw? Is this really necessary?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identification documents of the person or body they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing retainer. The Terms and Conditions that you are required to sign will no doubt reaffirm 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 refuse to provide identification documents, your solicitor would not be able to accept instructions from you.

Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that may affect a commercial land in Ottershaw?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Ottershaw will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Ottershaw. The search result provides 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 Ottershaw.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Ottershaw it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Ottershaw commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Ottershaw.

I have recentlybecome aware that Action Conveyancing have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Ottershaw for a purchase of a freehold house 9 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest method to see if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Ottershaw conveyancing specialists.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Ottershaw ahead of appointing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor advised that some banks will not grant a loan on such a property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can look into this further via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Ottershaw. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Ottershaw to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

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