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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Potton

We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in Potton listed using your search tool but stumbled across alternative costs illustrations via the web look less pricey – how come?

One can find many firms of conveyancing organisations marketing what appear to be extremely cheap conveyancing in Potton. We suggest that you think twice about how important this transaction is to you that want to be penny wise pound foolish concerning the quality of the conveyancing. Some embed extras deep into the terms of engagement. The solicitors that we put forward for conveyancing in Potton neverdo this.

The Potton conveyancing firm handling our Potton conveyancing has spotted a discrepancy when comparing the assumptions in the home valuation report and what is in the legal papers for the property. My lawyer says that he is obliged to check that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s stance right?

Your property lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

I am assisting my niece sell her house in Potton. Does the conveyancing solicitor order an energy assessment or it is for me to see to?

Following the demise of Home Packs, energy performance certificates was kept a compulsory element of moving property. An energy performance certificate must be to hand before the property is advertised. It is not something that lawyers normally arrange. Where you are instructing a Potton conveyancing lawyer they might be able to arrange EPC’s given their relationships with reputable local assessors

Can you help - my lawyer says that lack of right of way insurance is required on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Potton conveyancing?

The right level of lack of right of way indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between National Westminster Bank and Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.

I've read lots of mortgage guides, I note that it is considered advisable to get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my local Potton solicitor - who is on the Santander conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. Is that normal?

Santander will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Santander will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own Potton surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.

The deeds to our home can not be found. The solicitors who dealt with the conveyancing in Potton 5 years ago are no longer around. What are my next steps?

You no longer need to have the physical official documentation to prove you own the land or property, as the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

Is there anything unique about your site and other internet conveyancing solicitors when it comes to conveyancing in Potton?

At this site get a fixed fee quote via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the nuances of your conveyancing in Potton. Unlike many estate agents and brokerage sites we are not in the business of charging firms a commission if you select them for your property ownership legalities in Potton

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