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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Portslade

After what seems like an age a mortgage offer from NatWest for the refinancing of my 3 room garden flat is due by the end of next week. Can you suggest a low cost conveyancing practitioner in Portslade?

This site is not designed to help those in their quest for the lowest fares for conveyancing solicitors in Portslade. Our intention is to offer value for money conveyancing but we do not aim to work with the cheapest lawyers. Avoid the trap of appointing companies enticing you with low cost conveyancing in Portslade. The optimum outcome, in deciding on low cost conveyancing, you will receive what you pay for and at worst you will end up with a hefty uplift in additional fees and still not end up with the service expected.

Our son is about to exchange on a house that has just been built in Portslade with a mortgage from Coventry BS. His lawyer has said that there is a delay in receiving the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?

The document is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when requested. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Coventry BS conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The bank mentioned the mortgage came with free conveyancing. Does this mean I have to instruct their panel solicitor as I would prefer to appoint a Portslade based conveyancing firm?

You should check but the the likelihood is that give you one of their panel lawyers where you accept the "fee-free" offer. Speak to the mortgage company and check if they offer you a monetary alternative. Some lenders have previously offered a £250 cashback as a further option in which case you could put that amount towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor near Portslade.

I am buying a new build house in Portslade with a loan from Yorkshire Building Society. The developers would not reduce the amount so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The sale representative told me not disclose to my lawyer about the side-deal as it would affect my loan with Yorkshire Building Society. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

What does commercial conveyancing in Portslade cover?

Portslade conveyancing for business premises covers a broad range of advice, supplied by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

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