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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sidmouth

The Sidmouth conveyancing firm handling our Sidmouth conveyancing has uncovered a difference between the information in the valuation survey and what is in the legal papers for the property. My solicitor says that he must ensure that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s approach legitimate?

Your property lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

I am aiming to move house in July. Should my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the completion day. Incidentally, can you put forward a removal company in Sidmouth. Conveyancing solicitor was chosen prior to coming across your page.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the house keys from the estate agent but this can only happen after the vendors conveyancers advise the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be given over. Subsequently you can advise the removal men that they can start moving you in. We do not recommend a particular removal organisation but can help you locate a residential property solicitor in Sidmouth or a solicitor with expertise in conveyancing in Sidmouth.

Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Leeds Building Society. Sidmouth conveyancing lawyers are chosen. How long does it take for Leeds Building Society to forward the offer to the property lawyer?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Leeds Building Society conducted the survey? Have you informed Leeds Building Society as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

We expect to receive a DIP from Nationwide this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Nationwide recommend any Sidmouth solicitors on the Nationwide conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Sidmouth solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Nationwide through the process.

I am buying a property and the solicitor has mentioned Chancel Repair for which the house may be obligated to contribute to given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has mentioned insurance. Is this strictly warranted for conveyancing in Sidmouth

Unless a previous acquisition of the property took place post 12 October 2013 you can assume that lawyers delivering conveyancing in Sidmouth to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

How does conveyancing in Sidmouth differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Sidmouth approach us having been asked by the builder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is finished. This is because new home sellers in Sidmouth typically buy 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 conveyancing solicitors 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 Sidmouth or who has acted in the same development.

Do I need to be wary that estate agents that I am dealing with are recommending a nationwide conveyancing firm as opposed to a High Street Sidmouth conveyancing firm?

As with many service providers, often suggestions from relatives can be extremely useful or valuable. Nevertheless there are many players in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, financial adviser and banks may suggest lawyers to use. Sometimes the conveyancers might be known to one of the organisations as one of the best in their field, but occasionally there exists a financial incentive behind the endorsement. You are at liberty to appoint your own lawyer. Don't forget that most lenders operate an approved list of lawyers you have to use for the mortgage related work in your conveyancing.

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