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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sherston

Do the conveyancing practitioners listed on your site conduct auction conveyancing in Sherston?

There are a number of niche solicitors we can connect you with those conducting auction conveyancing. Sherston is one of our areas of in which our lawyers are based.

How does conveyancing in Sherston differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Sherston come to us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is finished. This is because house builders in Sherston typically acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Sherston or who has acted in the same development.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Sherston before retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will refuse to grant a mortgage on a flying freehold house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Sherston. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Sherston to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

What does commercial conveyancing in Sherston cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Sherston covers a broad range of advice, offered by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

Is it true that a Sherston conveyancing solicitor got sued by clients for failing to conduct the right conveyancing searches?

Our attention has not be brought to such a Sherston conveyancing claim but according to a recent report, a couple buying a property elsewhere in England successfully won a claim against their conveyancer due to development permission to construct a wind farm failing to be picked up in conveyancing searches.

Where you are contemplating buying a home in Sherston It is important that your conveyancer purchase all Sherston conveyancing searches needed making sure that you have relevant and up to date information ahead of purchasing a home in Sherston.

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