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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rossendale

As someone unfamiliar with conveyancing in Rossendale what’s your top tip you can give me for the legal transfer of property in Rossendale

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Rossendale and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of opportunity for confrontation between you and others involved in the home moving process. For example, the vendor, selling agent and sometimes the lender. Selecting a law firm for your conveyancing in Rossendale should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the transaction whose responsibility is to look after your legal interests and to keep you safe.

On occasion a third party with a vested interest may try and sway you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For example, the estate agent may claim to be assisting by suggesting your solicitor is wrong. Or your financial adviser may tell you to do take action that is contrary to your conveyancers guidance. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the conveyancing process.

I am purchasing a house and the conveyancer has mentioned Chancel Repair to which the house could be liable because it falls into the area of such a church. He has mentioned insurance. Is this really required for conveyancing in Rossendale

Unless a prior acquisition of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you could take it that lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Rossendale to continue to advocate a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

How does conveyancing in Rossendale differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Rossendale come to us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is ready to move into. This is because house builders in Rossendale usually buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Rossendale or who has acted in the same development.

How simple is it to transfer to a new solicitor as I have to choose a firm on the Lloyds TSB Bank conveyancing panel. I was using a high street conveyancing solicitor in Rossendale round the corner but she is not accepted by Lloyds TSB Bank

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Rossendale on the Lloyds TSB Bank panel. Please note that the law firms that we list do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are fully regulated by the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Rossendale. In making use of search facility on this site, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Rossendale.

We're first time buyers - had an offer accepted, but the estate agent advised that the seller will only issue a contract if we appoint the agent's chosen conveyancers as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. My instinct tells me that we should use a local conveyancer accustomed to conveyancing in Rossendale

We suspect that the owner is not behind this requirement. Should the owner desire ‘a quick sale', turning down a genuine purchaser is likely to cause more damage than good. Try to communicate with the vendors directly and make the point that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with finances arranged © you do not need to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you are going to use your own,trusted Rossendale conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will give the estate agent a commission or achieve conveyancing thresholds demanded by head office.

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