I have just been advised by my IFA that my Pitsea lawyer is not on the bank Solicitor panel. What can I do to be certain if this is indeed the case?
The sensible course of action for you to take is to contact your Pitsea conveyancer. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to notify you of the situation. Where they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a Pitsea conveyancing firm that is on the conveyancing panel for your lender.
My aunt passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the house in Pitsea. The house had a small mortgage left on it of around £4500. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Principality, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?
Given you intend to refinance then Principality will require that you use a conveyancer on the Principality conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Principality conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Principality mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
I require fast conveyancing in Pitsea as I have pressure to complete inside 3 weeks. A home loan is not required. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save money and time?
As you are are a cash purchaser you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no lawyer would advise that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Pitsea the following are examples of what can show up and therefore affect market value: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Pitsea?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Pitsea. 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 business partner and I are hoping to lease a unit on the high street. Can you recommend lawyers offering competitive fees for non-domestic conveyancing in Pitsea for below £1,200?
We are happy to recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Pitsea, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are looking to purchase or sell a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a whole business we will put you in touch with the right firm. As for the fees this will depend on the structure and complexity of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your details or telephone so as to enable us to furnish you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.