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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Runcorn

Is it necessary during the course of the conveyancing process to visit the offices of the solicitor to execute the mortgage deed? If so, I will instruct a firm who offer conveyancing in Runcorn so that I can pop in to their offices when needed.

As opposed to 15 years ago, almost all lenders no longer need their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. It will still be necessary for you to hand over identification documents and there are still distinct advantages to choosing a local solicitor, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Runcorn.

I am buying a new build house in Runcorn with a loan from Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. The developers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The estate agent suggested that I not to tell my lawyer about this deal as it will affect my loan with the lender. 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 element on a property I have offered on last month in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Runcorn is the location of the property. Can you offer any advice?

Flying freeholds in Runcorn are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Runcorn 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 Runcorn may decide 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 residence.

My husband and I are novice buyers - agreed a price, but the estate agent has warned us that the owners will only proceed if we use their chosen lawyers as they are insisting on an ‘expedited deal’. Our preferred option is to instruct a family solicitor with experience of conveyancing in Runcorn

It is improbable the vendors are driving this. If they desire ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a serious buyer is going to damage their objectives. Speak to the vendors direct and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to progress, with finances in place © you are unencumbered (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you intend to appoint your preferred Runcorn conveyancing lawyers - as opposed tothe ones that will earn their estate agent a introducer fee or achieve conveyancing thresholds pre-set by HQ.

My parents are encountering difficulties in finding their Runcorn property on the HM Land Registry site. They recall that sixty years ago when they acquired the house there were complications regarding Runcorn not being identified on some systems.

The vast majority of residences in Runcorn should appear. Have you limited your search to just the postcode. Usually it will identify all the properties inside the postcode. Where registered it will show up with a title number. Where they bought 50 years ago it's conceivable it may be not yet registered. The property may still be revealed but with the title number shown 'na'. In this scenario you will need to locate the original title papers which may be with your parent’s lender.

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