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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Staines

I need some fast conveyancing in Staines as I am faced with an ultimatum to complete within 2 weeks. Luckily I do not need a mortgage. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not getting a mortgage you have the choice not to have searches carried out although no law firm would advise that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Staines the following are examples of issues that can be revealed and adversely impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

Me and my brother have a terraced Victorian property in Staines. Conveyancing solicitor represented me and Bank of Ireland. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold with the matching address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Staines and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who carried out the work.

I am buying a new build house in Staines benefiting from help to buy. The sellers refused to move on the amount so I negotiated £7000 of fixtures and fittings instead. The estate agent told me not inform my lawyer about this deal as it would impact my loan with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I am selling my property. My past solicitors have shut. I would be grateful for any recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Staines if that makes things easier.

You should use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Staines. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

Am I better off to go with a Staines conveyancing lawyer based in the location that I am hoping to buy? I have an old university friend who can perform the legal work however her office is approximately 350kilometers away.

The benefit of a local Staines conveyancing firm is that you can pop in to sign documents, deliver your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local Staines know how is a bonus. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will do a good and efficient job. If if people you trust instructed your friend and in the main were happy that should surpass using an unknown Staines conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being based in the area.

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