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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Redbridge

Having been recommended your web site we were going to use a conveyancing solicitor in Redbridge found on your site but have come across some other estimates on the internet look less pricey – how come?

There are many firms of websites promoting supposedly £99 conveyancing, unfortunately it’s common in such cases for extracharges result in the completion fee mounting up beyond all recognition. In accordance with regulatory requirements charges outlined in terms of engagement should be equitable invoiced The law firms that we put forward for conveyancing in Redbridge specify all costs for a residential conveyancing transaction.

Having spent time reading consumer advice sites for an affordable solicitor in Redbridge, many comment that I should instruct a CQS accredited solicitor. What is CQS?

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the recognised kitemark for legal experts in home moving process, trusted by some of the UK's biggest mortgage companies. In 2011-12 the Conveyancing Quality Scheme was officially recognised by the Building Societies Association (BSA). The scheme does not cover licenced conveyancers. Redbridge is one of the many areas of the UK where there are CQS solicitors.

What is your number one tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Redbridge

Do not opt for the cheapest Redbridge conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in ahead of time.

We are aiming to move property in September. Should my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you put forward a removal company in Redbridge. Conveyancing solicitor was organised prior to coming across this website.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to pick up the house keys from your selling agent but this can only happen once the sellers lawyers inform the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be given over. You should advise the removal men that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can assist you in locating a residential property solicitor in Redbridge or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Redbridge.

My partner and I are in the process of viewing apartments in Redbridge and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it premature to have a solicitor in place? I am planning to take a home loan with HSBC.

It would be sensible to commence your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the selling agent. Given that you are taking out a mortgage with HSBC, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the HSBC conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

We are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our home in Redbridge and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a risk of it being built on contaminated land. A local lawyer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the purchasers instructed a factory type conveyancing practice as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Redbridge. We have lived in Redbridge for 4 years we know that this is a non issue. Should we contact our local Authority to seek confirmation that the buyers are looking for.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing firm currently acting for you. What do they say? You must check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same sickness)

I am looking for a flat up to £245,000 and found one near me in Redbridge I like with amenity areas and transport links nearby, the downside is that it only has 49 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Redbridge in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will likely be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the premises for at least 2 years you may ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this.

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