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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sowerby Bridge

The owners have rather assertive sellers who has suggested a exclusivity agreement with a non-refundable deposit 10k. Are such agreements sensible?

There are two main concerns with signing a lock out contract (also termed an exclusivity agreement) is that it takes away the focus from progressing with the conveyancing transaction itself, so in the absence of it needing minimal or no negotiation then it may turn out to be a cause of frustration and delay. It is not strongly advocated amongst Sowerby Bridge conveyancing solicitors for this reason. A further negative is the extent of the remedies available - an aggrieved buyer is very unlikely to obtain an injunction to bar the owner selling to an alternative purchaser, so the only remedy open via the contract will be the recovery of wasted costs and, in rare circumstances, the additional payment of penalties.

Will lawyers request money on account for my conveyancing in Sowerby Bridge?

If you are buying a property in Sowerby Bridge your solicitor will ask you place them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the conveyancing searches. When the down payment is as part of the sale price then this should be asked for immediately before contracts are exchanged. The final balance that is needed should be transferred a few days ahead of the day of completion.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Sowerby Bridge

There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Sowerby Bridge and Solicitor practices in Sowerby Bridge who provide Conveyancing services It is important to make clear that both are regulated professionals specialising in the legal aspects of the home buying process. Both can deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

I am the only recipient of my late grandmother’s will with all property in now in my sole name, including the my former home in Sowerby Bridge. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in March. I now wish to sell up. I do know about the Mortgage Lenders six month 'rule', which means that my proprietorship will be treated the same way as though I had purchased the house in March. Will no one buy the property for half a year?

The CML handbook obliges solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you may be impacted by that. How practical a view mortgage companies take of it, depend on the bank as this clause is primarily there to pick up on subsales or the flipping of properties.

Completion of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Sowerby Bridge. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I would like to complain about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?

All lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.

4 months have elapsed following my purchase conveyancing in Sowerby Bridge completed. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

What type of property do your Sowerby Bridge conveyancing estimates apply to?

The quotes issued are only applicable to standard residential homes in England & Wales. Where you have any different requirements for instance industrial or agricultural land or commercial conveyancing in Sowerby Bridge please contact us to discuss your requirements .

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