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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Annes

Are you able to suggest a Bank of Scotland sanctioned St Annes conveyancing practice who can have us moved in within two weeks? Am I best advised to choose a local St Annes solicitor or a nationwide firm?

We would be happy to suggest some excellent St Annes conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the high street in St Annes. Approach two or three law practices and ask to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a fee estimate. Discuss your requirements together with the reasons and get a commitment on speed. Choose the one that appears most efficient.

Will my conveyancer be making enquiries regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in St Annes.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers conducting conveyancing in St Annes. There are those who acquire a house in St Annes, fully aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or dispose of the property. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the buyer.

Lawyers are not qualified to impart advice on flood risk, however there are a number of checks that can be carried out by the purchaser or by their conveyancers which can give them a better understanding of the risks in St Annes. The standard information sent to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) contains a usual inquiry of the owner to find out whether the premises has suffered from flooding. If flooding has previously occurred which is not revealed by the seller, then a purchaser may issue a claim for damages stemming from an incorrect response. A buyer’s lawyers should also conduct an environmental report. This will higlight whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, further investigations will need to be conducted.

Have completed on a a semi-detached house in St Annes , how long will it take for the Land Registry to deal with the formalities evidencing my proprietorship? My St Annes conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be certain that my name is recorded.

As far as conveyancing in St Annes registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can vary according to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry must send notices to any interested persons or bodies. At present in the region of three quarters of such applications are completed within two weeks but occasionally there can be longer delays. Historically registration takes place after the new owner has moved in to the property thus registration formalities is not typically primary concern yet where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer should contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I'm remortgaging my current property to a BTL mortgage with Bank of Scotland and I will use the rest of the raised equity towards a second property. The area we are interested in is St Annes. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two lenders and tie in the transactions?

Make use of our search tool on this page to ensure that the solicitors are approved by both mortgage companies. Assuming that they are your solicitor should be able to connect the two transactions but you should have a chat with you solicitor and make apparent your desired outcome and requirements.

I need to swap lawyers as my St Annes lawyer is not on the mortgage company's panel of conveyancing solicitors. Is it advisable to appoint a new law firm?

If you haven't yet instructed a conveyancer to start work and have just received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in St Annes that you're thinking of instructing.

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