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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South Yorkshire

Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in South Yorkshire?

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in South Yorkshire and Solicitor partnerships in South Yorkshire who can help with your conveyancing We would stress that the two are regulated professionals specialising in the legal aspects of transferring property. Both can conduct associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am wet behind the ears as a 1st time buyer of a two bedroom flat in South Yorkshire. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on completion from my solicitor? If so, I will find a local conveyancing solicitor in South Yorkshire?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the purchase money to the owner’s lawyers, and once they have received this, you will be called to pick up the keys from the selling Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this happens early afternoon.

I am due to move property in October. Does my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you suggest a removal company in South Yorkshire. Conveyancing lawyer was chosen before I stumbled across your website.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to pick up the keys from your selling agent however this can only take place when the previous owners solicitors advise the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be passed over. Subsequently you will need to tell the removal men that they can start moving you in. We do not recommend a specific removal organisation but can help you locate a residential property solicitor in South Yorkshire or a solicitor that specialises in conveyancing in South Yorkshire.

I have been told that property searches are the number one reason for hinderance in South Yorkshire conveyancing transactions. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the determinations of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the most frequent causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in South Yorkshire.

Given that I am about to part with hundreds of thousands of pounds on 3 bedroom house in South Yorkshire I wish to have a conversation with the solicitor regarding thehome move before giving the go ahead to the firm. Can this be arranged?

We could not agree more - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the lawyer due to be carrying out your conveyancing in South Yorkshire.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is unique individual, not a file number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are provided with for residential conveyancing in South Yorkshire should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

Am I best advised to choose a South Yorkshire conveyancing practitioner who is local to the property I am buying? I have an old university friend who can handle the legal formalities but they are based 300miles drive away.

The benefit of a high street South Yorkshire conveyancing practice is that you can pop in to sign paperwork, present your identification documents and apply pressure on them if necessary. They will also have local intelligence which is a benefit. 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 in the main were happy that must outweigh using an unfamiliar South Yorkshire conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being round the corner.

I own a leasehold house in South Yorkshire. Conveyancing and Bank of Ireland mortgage went though with no issue. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1997. The conveyancing solicitor in South Yorkshire who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

First contact HMLR to be sure that the individual purporting to own the freehold is in fact the new freeholder. You do not need to incur the fees of a South Yorkshire conveyancing lawyer to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

South Yorkshire Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Queries Prior to buying

    Are there any major works in the near future that will add a premium to the maintenance charges? This information is helpful as a) areas could result in problems for the block as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if maintenance remain unpaid b) if the leaseholders have an issue with the managing agents you will want to know about it It would be wise to investigate if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For instance it is very common in South Yorkshire leases that pets are not permitted in certain buildings in South Yorkshire. If you love the propertyin South Yorkshire yet your cat is not allowed to live with you then you have a very difficult choice.

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