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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Seaham

Is there a reason to use a Seaham conveyancing firm when web based conveyancers are cheap by comparison?

Its a good idea to contrast conveyancing costs in Seaham and you should seek a reasonable estimate but don’t waste your energy sourcing the cheapest Seaham conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a smooth and a frustrating house move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from a trusted conveyancer. Emails can't replace a phone call and can never replicate a face to face appointment. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor who can tackle your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of personalised service that you will never get with an web based conveyancer. Our lawyers will keep you updated as to progress and keep you informed. Should it ever be necessary to contact the firm you will know who to ask for and they will endeavour to make sure that you are kept fully informed.

Do the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site handle right to buy conveyancing in Seaham?

We do have a number of conveyancing lawyers who can conduct right to buy transactions You should contact the conveyancers listed with a view to obtain a costs illustration.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Santander. Seaham conveyancing lawyers were instructed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Santander?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Santander done the valuation? Have you advised Santander as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Santander conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

I am purchasing a property in Seaham. One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. TSB have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?

As you are obtaining a mortgage with TSB your lawyer must follow the conveyancing requirements set out in Section two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for TSB. The CML Handbook contains minimum conditions for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to TSB where a lease does not meet these conditions. The specifications relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not limited to Seaham.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Seaham off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Lloyds. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Lloyds, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Lloyds conveyancing panel.

I am buying a house and the solicitor has raised the issue of Chancel Repair to which the property could be obligated to pay given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has suggested insurance. Is this strictly required for conveyancing in Seaham

Unless a previous acquisition of the property completed after 12 October 2013 you can take it that solicitors handling conveyancing in Seaham to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

What makes your site different to alternative online quote calculators when it comes to conveyancing in Seaham?

At this site secure a fixed fee costs illustration from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that understands the issues for your conveyancing in Seaham. As opposed to estate agents and brokerage sites we are not in the business of charging firms a commission if you instruct them for your conveyancing in Seaham

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