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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Raunds

I am in need of a property lawyer. Should I go for for an internet conveyancer as opposed to a family Raunds conveyancing lawyer?

Raunds is a unique place, where local know-how helps. The relaxed pace of life is great – but not when it comes to your conveyancing. The conveyancers that we list host well rounded Raunds insight with a professional, hands-onapproach that ensures the conveyancing to progress without drama. It will certainly help that they enjoy established relationships with mortgage brokers, search providers, surveyors and counterpart Raunds conveyancing practitioners

As a novice what is the most important advice you can give me regarding purchase conveyancing in Raunds?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Raunds and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists lots of opportunity for confrontation between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For example, the seller, property agent and even potentially the bank. Choosing a solicitor for your conveyancing in Raunds an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY party in the process whose responsibility is to act in your best interests and to protect you.

We are witnessing a distinct creep in the "blame" culture- someone has to be at fault for the process being so protracted. We recommend that you must always trust your lawyer ahead of all other players when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

Should our solicitor be making enquiries concerning flooding as part of the conveyancing in Raunds.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors conducting conveyancing in Raunds. Plenty of people will purchase a house in Raunds, fully expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or dispose of the premises. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Solicitors are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, however there are a numerous searches that may be initiated by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which will figure out the risks in Raunds. The conventional set of completed inquiry forms given to a buyer’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a standard question of the seller to discover if the property has ever been flooded. If flooding has previously occurred which is not disclosed by the vendor, then a buyer could issue a compensation claim resulting from an inaccurate reply. A buyer’s conveyancers should also order an enviro search. This will indicate if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional inquiries should be made.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Raunds is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Raunds are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Raunds 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 Raunds 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 property.

What does commercial conveyancing in Raunds cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Raunds incorporates a broad range of services, supplied by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

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