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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shropshire

Can the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site carry out right to buy conveyancing in Shropshire?

We have identified numerous conveyancing firms who can service right to buy transactions You should e-mail us in order to get a costs calculation.

Me and my partner are purchasing a flat in Shropshire. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a conveyancer? At some point we have to deposit our life savings into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am wet behind the ears as a first time buyer of a ground floor flat in Shropshire. Do I pick up the keys to the property on completion from my conveyancer? If so, I will appoint a local conveyancing solicitor in Shropshire?

On the day of completion you do not need to attend the conveyancers office in Shropshire. Your solicitors will arrange to send the completion advance to the seller's conveyancers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to collect the keys from the selling Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen early afternoon.

I have been told by my conveyancer that lack of building regulations insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Shropshire?

The right level of lack of building regulations indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Barclays and Chelsea Building Society. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Shropshire before retaining conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. My surveyor has said that some banks will refuse to grant a mortgage on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you contact us we can look into this further with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Shropshire. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

Am I better off to appoint a Shropshire conveyancing lawyer based in the vicinity that I am buying? I have an old university friend who can handle the legal formalities but they are based 200miles away.

The primary upside of using a high street Shropshire conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to sign paperwork, deliver your ID and pester them if necessary. They will also have local intelligence which is a plus. However it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust used your friend and the majority were happy that should surpass using an unknown Shropshire conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being local.

What are the frequently found deficiencies that you see in leases for Shropshire properties?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Shropshire. Most leases are unique and legal mistakes in the legal wording can sometimes mean that certain provisions are wrong. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    A duty to insure the building A provision for the recovery of money spent for the benefit of another party.

A defective lease will likely cause problems when trying to sell a property as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Halifax, Virgin Money, and Alliance & Leicester all have express requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is defective they may refuse to provide security, obliging the buyer to pull out.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Shropshire - A selection of Questions you should ask before Purchasing

    Is the freehold reversion owned jointly by the leaseholders? Who is in charge of the block? It would be a good idea to discover if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For example plenty of leases prohibit pets being permitted in in a block in Shropshire. If you love the apartmentin Shropshire yet your cat is not allowed to live with you then you will be faced difficult determination.

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