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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shenstone

Is there a reason to instruct a Shenstone conveyancing practice given that online alternatives are easier on the wallet?

Its a good idea to contrast conveyancing costs in Shenstone and you should seek a reasonable fee calculation but don’t become consumed with searching for the cheapest Shenstone conveyancer. Appointing the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a smooth and a frustrating home move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from an experienced lawyer. Emails can't take the place of a telephone conversation and can never replicate a face to face consultation. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can handle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, providing a level of continuity that you will never get with an internet conveyancer. Our lawyers will inform you on headway and keep you informed. Should you need to phone the firm you will be sure who to ask for and we'll endeavour to make sure that you are in the know.

I am need of leasehold conveyancing for a flat in a relatively new development (seven years old) in Shenstone. Almost all the properties are already occupied. Do I need carry out the local searches for my conveyancing in Shenstone?

Where you are obtaining a mortgage, your lender will need some (many) of the searches so you'll have no choice. If not, then Shenstone conveyancing searches are optional. No doubt your conveyancer, will ’encourage’, perhaps in the strongest possible terms, that you should have the searches done, but he or she has a professional duty to do this. One thing to bear in mind; if you are likely to sell the house one day, it may be of interest to your future buyer what the searches contain. Sometimes houses with no practical issues can still throw up adverse search results. But if you choose to instruct your lawyer to proceed without searches then your lawyer will have to follow your instructions or you will need to switch to another solicitor for your conveyancing in Shenstone.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Shenstone

There are two types of lawyers who can perform conveyancing in Shenstone namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals handle the legal services that you need to complete the disposal or acquisition of property. They are both duty bound to perform Shenstone conveyancing on similar quality and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally administered and that the necessary steps will be correctly adhered to.

My aunt informed me that in purchasing a property in Shenstone there may be a number of restrictions prohibiting external changes to a property. Is this right?

We are aware of a number of properties in Shenstone which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Shenstone should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I recently had an offer agreed on a house in Shenstone. My mortgage broker suggested a property lawyer. I paid an advanced payment of £150. Not long after, the conveyancing practitioner contacted me to say that they were not on the Co-operative conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Co-operative panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Shenstone ahead of appointing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor has said that some banks will not issue a mortgage on this type of premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Shenstone. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Shenstone to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

My company is looking to take an assignment of a lease of a shop on a shopping parade. Can you recommend solicitors offering competitive charges for commercial conveyancing in Shenstone for less than 2k?

We can recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Shenstone, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are hoping to purchase or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a whole business we can find you the right solicitor. Regarding the costs these will vary based on the structure and heads of terms of the deal. Please provide us with your contact information or phone us so that we may supply you with a detailed commercial conveyancing quote.

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