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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Romford

When will exchange of contracts take place for domestic conveyancing in Romford and am I required to be at the conveyancers branch?

Where you are near to our conveyancing solicitors in Romford you are invited in to sign contracts. That being said, the lender approved solicitors we work with offer countrywide coverage for conveyancing and provide as equally comprehensive and professional a job for you when dealing with you by post or email. The executing of the contract is not the point of no return. A signed contract is just a prerequisite for the solicitor to officially exchange when the time is right, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where an extended "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Romford)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.

I have been told that property searches are a common reason for hinderance in Romford house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Searches are not likely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Romford.

I have recentlydiscovered that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Romford for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I establish that the property is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Romford conveyancing specialists.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Romford prior to appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks will not grant a mortgage on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Romford. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Romford and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Romford. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Romford area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Romford. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

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