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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ottery St Mary

Willappointing a Ottery St Mary conveyancing lawyer make the legal transfer of property easier?

Ottery St Mary is a unique place, where neighbourhood know-how helps. The laid-back lifestyle has an upside – but not when it comes to your house move. The conveyancers that we list combine vast Ottery St Mary intelligence with a professional, hands-onattitude that ensures the conveyancing to progress actively engaging with all parties thus reducing the scope for delays. It will certainly help where they benefit from long term relationships with mortgage brokers, local authorities, valuers and counterpart Ottery St Mary conveyancing practices

Can the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site perform attended exchange conveyancing in Ottery St Mary?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts carrying out personalised exchanges. Do call us to receive a costs illustration and details as to dates.

I have been told that property searches are the primary cause of hinderance in Ottery St Mary house deals. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure amongst the common causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Local searches are unlikely to be the root cause of slowing down conveyancing in Ottery St Mary.

How does conveyancing in Ottery St Mary differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Ottery St Mary come to us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is constructed. This is because house builders in Ottery St Mary typically acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Ottery St Mary or who has acted in the same development.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Ottery St Mary is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Ottery St Mary are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Ottery St Mary you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Ottery St Mary may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

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