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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Robertsbridge

As someone with no idea as to the Robertsbridge conveyancing process what is the number one tip you can give me for the legal transfer of property in Robertsbridge

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Robertsbridge or throughout East Sussex is often a confrontational experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists plenty of opportunity for friction between you and others involved in the ownership transfer. For example, the seller, selling agent and even potentially a bank. Appointing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Robertsbridge should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the transaction whose responsibility is to act in your legal interests and to protect you.

There is a definite emergence in the "blame" culture- someone has to be blamed for the process being so protracted. You must always trust your solicitor above the other parties in the home moving process.

I had intended to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Robertsbridge for our home move. Our financial adviser informed us that our mortgage lenders Norwich and Peterborough Building Society won't deal with them. Surely this is unduly restrictive?

A mortgage company may insist on a panel conveyancer act for it. Borrowers are expected to bear the cost of this. Please make use of our tool to select a solicitor to conduct conveyancing in Robertsbridge on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society approved list of solicitors.

I am planning to move house in January. Does my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Robertsbridge. Conveyancing firm was chosen prior to coming across your website.

On the afternoon of completion you can collect the house keys from your selling agent however this can only take place once the sellers solicitors inform the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be passed over. Subsequently you will need to advise the removal company that you are ready to move in. We are not in a position to suggest a specific removal company but can help you find a conveyancing in Robertsbridge or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Robertsbridge.

I happen to be the only beneficiary of my late grandmother’s will and I have everything in my name now, including the house in Robertsbridge. The Robertsbridge property was put into my name in November. I want to move. I do know about the Mortgage Lenders six month 'rule', meaning my proprietorship could be treated the same way as though I had purchased the property in November. Will no one buy the property for half a year?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook mandates conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you may be caught by that. How sensible a view banks take of it, depend on the mortgage company as this clause is primarily there to capture the purchase and immediately sell or the wholesaling and assigning of property.

Does a directory service exist listing Bank of Ireland panel conveyancers in Robertsbridge on the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook Website?

No. There is no such facility on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association sites. A small selection of banks make their panel listings viewable online. Where you are looking for a Robertsbridge lawyer on the Bank of Ireland please make the most of our facility.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Robertsbridge before instructing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor advised that some lenders will refuse to give a loan on this type of premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Robertsbridge. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Robertsbridge especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Robertsbridge.

Looking forward to exchange soon on a ground floor flat in Robertsbridge. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they report fully next week. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Robertsbridge should include some of the following:

    Advice concerning the obligations in the lease to to contribute towards maintenance costs - in relation to the building, and the more general rights a leaseholder has Where does the liability rest to repair and maintain the block. It is important that you know which party is liable for the repair and maintenance of every part of the building You need to be told what constitutes a Nuisance as far as the lease is concerned Does the lease require carpeting throughout thus preventing wood flooring?
For a comprehensive list of information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Robertsbridge please enquire of your lawyer in advance of your conveyancing in Robertsbridge.

Robertsbridge Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Queries before Purchasing

    Can you tell me if there are any major works in the near future that could increase the maintenance costs? Make sure you find out if there are any onerous restrictions in the lease. For example some leases prohibit pets being permitted in certain buildings in Robertsbridge. If you like the flatin Robertsbridge however your dog is not allowed to live with you then you will be presented with a difficult compromise. Best to be warned whether fixing the lift or some other significant cost is due in the foreseeable future to be shared by the leaseholders and could well materially increase the the service fees or result in a specific invoice.

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