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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South Sutton

It may have been a long time coming a mortgage offer from HSBC for the remortgage of my 2 bedroom maisonette is coming imminently. Could you suggest a low cost conveyancing law firm in South Sutton?

You have come to the wrong place to search for the cheapest conveyancing in South Sutton. Our aim is to provide cost effective conveyancing but we do not advertise as being the cheapest. Avoid the trap of appointing organisations enticing you with £100 conveyancing in South Sutton. In your best case scenario, in going for cheap conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst you will end up with a surprising uplift in extras and still not get the service required.

How up to date is your search tool for South Sutton conveyancing solicitors on the Nationwide conveyancing panel? Do Nationwide send you an updated list?

South Sutton conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Nationwide directly.

This question may be naive but I am new to the house moving as FTB of a ground floor flat in South Sutton. Do I pick up the keys to the property on the completion date from my solicitor? If so, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in South Sutton?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will arrange to send the completion advance to the seller's solicitors, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

I had an offer accepted on an apartment in South Sutton on 30/10/2018, valuation was booked 2 days later, received a clean bill of health. Property lawyer instructed, so all that was missing was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Lloyds and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Are Lloyds entitled to hold back the Mortgage pending the lawyer being on the approved list?

A lender would not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Lloyds to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

Having digested plenty of mortgage guides, I note that they all recommend that you should get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my local South Sutton solicitor - who is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. Is that normal?

Clydesdale will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Clydesdale will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own South Sutton surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.

I am buying a new build flat in South Sutton. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in South Sutton

    Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

As co-executor for the will of my aunt I am disposing of a residence in Swansea but reside in South Sutton. My conveyancer (who is 235 kilometers awayhas requested that I sign a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in South Sutton who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are located in South Sutton

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