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Find a Rowlands Gill Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rowlands Gill

Can the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend conduct right to buy conveyancing in Rowlands Gill?

We do have plenty of conveyancing solicitors who can handle right to buy conveyancing Do call the lawyers listed to get a costs illustration.

This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as a 1st time buyer of a garden flat in Rowlands Gill. Do I receive the keys to the house on completion from my solicitor? If so, I will find a local conveyancing solicitor in Rowlands Gill?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the purchase money to the seller's solicitors, and once they have received this, you will be invited to pick up the keys from the property Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

I am purchasing a end of terrace house in Rowlands Gill. The intention is to carry out a loft conversion at the property.Will legal conveyancing on the property include enquiries to determine if these alterations are prohibited?

Your solicitor should check the deeds as conveyancing in Rowlands Gill will sometimes identify restrictions in the title deeds which prevent certain alterations or necessitated the permission of a 3rd party. Certain extensions need local authority planning consent and approval in compliance with building regulations. Some locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

I am due to exchange contracts on my house. I had a double glazing fitted in August 2010, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s mortgage company, Virgin Money are being problematic. The Rowlands Gill solicitor who is on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but Virgin Money are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Virgin Money have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Virgin Money have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Virgin Money may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. Rowlands Gill is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Rowlands Gill are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Rowlands Gill you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Rowlands Gill may ascertain 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 property.

How do I use the search facility to locate a conveyancing lawyer in Rowlands Gill on the approved list for my lender?

First select a mortgage company such as Santander, The Mortgage Works or Alliance & Leicester then type in your preferred area a common one being Rowlands Gill. Conveyancing organisations in Rowlands Gill and across England and Wales will then be identified.

Is there a reason that Rowlands Gill conveyancing costs are higher for leasehold and freehold properties?

When purchasing a leasehold property there is more work involved purely due to the fact that usually there are further parties involved in the form of the freeholder and/or Management Agents. As part of a lawyers enquiries they will check that all ground rent and service charges are paid up to date amongst other general leasehold matters. For this reason, the Sellers lawyers usually have to refer to the freeholder or Managing Agent for their replies to our questions. This may be time consuming and beyond the lawyers control

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