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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sandhurst

The housing market in Sandhurst is heating up. What can I do to expedite matters?

First, If you are under pressure for your conveyancing it is highly recommended that your solicitor is familiar with the location as they will benefit local connections and insight. It is possible that they could have transacted previoushouses in the same road. Therefore consider using a Sandhurst conveyancing solicitor. In addition, be sure that the conveyancing firm is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is estimated that 18% of Sandhurst conveyancing transactions are delayed or jeopardised after finding out that a purchaser’s lawyer was not on their banks list of approved solicitors. In many cases this discovery resulted in the transaction being delayed by almost 21 days. It is estimated that this issue impacts approximately 100,000 home sales every year. Many Sandhurst conveyancing practices can not represent certain banks so do check as early as possible.

I am purchasing a 3 bedroom semi in Sandhurst. We would like to carry out an extension to the side at the house.Will legal due diligence on the property involve investigations to ascertain if these alterations were previously refused?

Your solicitor will review the deeds as conveyancing in Sandhurst will sometimes identify restrictions in the title deeds which restrict categories of alterations or need the consent of a 3rd party. Some extensions call for local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.

I'm the only beneficiary of my late mum's will and I have everything in my name now, including the my former home in Sandhurst. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in April. I plan to dispose of the house. I do know about the CML 6 month 'rule', meaning my proprietorship could be considered the same way as if I'd bought the house in April. Is the property unsalable for six months?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook mandates solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you could be affected by that. How practical a view lenders take of it, depend on the bank as this requirement is chiefly there to identify the purchase and immediately sell or the flipping of properties.

When it comes to lenders such as Leeds Building Society, do Sandhurst conveyancing practitioners incur a yearly amount to be on the conveyancing panel?

We are unaware of any lender fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

My friend recommended that where I am buying in Sandhurst I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is occasionally included in the estimate for your Sandhurst conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Sandhurst around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Sandhurst.

I am looking to sell my property. My past solicitors have shut. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Sandhurst if that makes a difference.

You should use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Sandhurst. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.

Do online conveyancing organisations undertake everything a local Sandhurst solicitor does or do I still need to use a solicitor for the final stages for my conveyancing in Sandhurst?

If you choose an online conveyancer they will cover all the things your Sandhurst solicitor would cover.

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