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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Saffron Walden

It may have been a long time coming a mortgage offer from Nationwide for the refinancing of my 3 room flat is due imminently. Could you suggest a low cost conveyancing law firm in Saffron Walden?

You have come to the wrong site to search for the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Saffron Walden. We can offer you excellent value conveyancing but we do not work with the cheapest lawyers. Do not be seduced by brokers seducing you with low cost conveyancing in Saffron Walden. Optimistically, in being led by low cost conveyancing, you will receive what you pay for and at worst you will end up spending a lot in additional fees and still not receive the service expected.

After looking at mumsnet.com for a recommended lawyer in Saffron Walden, many comment that I must instruct a CQS accredited lawyer. What is CQS?

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices issued by the Law Society. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon: * the integrity of the senior responsible officer and other key conveyancing staff * the firm's adherence to good practice management standards * adherence to prudent and efficient conveyancing procedures through the scheme protocol Membership includes numerous firms who conduct conveyancing in Saffron Walden.

I have been told that property searches are a common cause of obstruction in Saffron Walden conveyancing transactions. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the conclusions of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure amongst the most frequent causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Saffron Walden.

I own a semi-detached Georgian house in Saffron Walden. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Lloyds TSB Bank. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold with the exact same property. Is it worth asking Lloyds TSB Bank to clarify?

You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Saffron Walden and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the purchase.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Saffron Walden. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Saffron Walden

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

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