Recently contacted my conveyancing solicitor in Purfleet who acted for me 18 months ago asking for a conveyancing quote based on the same type of house sale & purchase (a leasehold premises and a freehold property) of similar values with a mortgage from National Westminster Bank. It looks as though am now being charged double. Should I hunt for an alternative property lawyer?
The costs illustration is slightly on the steep side. If you shop around you might trim some of the cost by as much as a hundred pounds. That being said, providing that you were satisfied with the service the firm offered you maycome to rue choosing an a cheaper solicitor. If is important to be sure that the firm can also act for National Westminster Bank. Do make use of our search tool to choose a Purfleet conveyancing firm on the National Westminster Bank member panel, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Purfleet.
Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that could affect a commercial site in Purfleet?
Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Purfleet will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Purfleet. The report sets out definitive data 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 Purfleet.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Purfleet it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could cause delays to Purfleet commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Purfleet.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Purfleet?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Purfleet. 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…’
I decided to have a survey completed on a property in Purfleet before retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor has said that some banks will refuse to give a loan on such a premises.
It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Purfleet. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Purfleet especially if they are familiar with such properties in Purfleet.
Do I need to be concerned that brokers that I am dealing with are encouraging me to use a web based conveyancing firm as opposed to a High Street Purfleet conveyancing company?
As is the case with many service providers, often recommendations from relatives can be worth their weight in gold. Yet there are numerous people with a keen interest in a conveyancing matter; estate agents, mortgage brokers and banks might all suggest conveyancers to retain. On occasion the conveyancers might be known to one of the organisations as one of the best in their field, but occasionally there exists a financial incentive behind the recommendation. You have the discretion to choose your own lawyer. However, bear in mind that most mortgage providers have an approved list of conveyancers you must use for the mortgage related work in your home move.