Find a Robertsbridge Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Robertsbridge? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Robertsbridge transaction at risk of delay or failure.

Only LenderPanel.com provides a subset of authorised Robertsbridge conveyancers for over 130 lenders.

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Robertsbridge

My family solicitor has given a fee estimate £1700 for no completion no fee conveyancing in Robertsbridge. I am selling a newly refurbished property for £275,000. This sounds overpriced. Is it above the norm for conveyancing in Robertsbridge?

The charges are a bit high. If you shop around you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say £125. That being said, you maycome to regret choosing an a cheaper lawyer. Remember to ensure that the conveyancer can represent your bank. Do use our comparison tool to get a quote a Robertsbridge conveyancing practice on the lender’s conveyancing panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Robertsbridge.

My wife and I are soon to exchange on the purchase of a property in Robertsbridge but as a consequence of damage from a small fire at the property I have was able negotiate recompense from the vendor of three thousand pounds by way of a adjustment in the price. This was going to be addressed as part of amending the contract but Nottingham will not agree to this. Should they have been informed?

The solicitor being on a Nottingham conveyancing panel is required to inform Nottingham of any variations to the sale price. If you were to refuse your solicitor to report the reduction to Nottingham then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Nottingham and you would have to appoint a new conveyancing practitioner for your conveyancing in Robertsbridge.

A relative advised me that if I am purchasing in Robertsbridge I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is occasionally included in the estimate for your Robertsbridge conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing significant information about Robertsbridge around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Robertsbridge Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Robertsbridge Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data concerning Robertsbridge.

I am buying my first flat in Robertsbridge with a loan from The Mortgage Works. The sellers would not move on the price so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The house builders rep suggested that I not inform my lawyer about this side-deal as it could impact my mortgage with The Mortgage Works. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Robertsbridge is where the house is located. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Robertsbridge are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Robertsbridge you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Robertsbridge may determine 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 premises.

Last updated

Find out more about how flying freehold can affect your the value of a property.