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Ready to buy a new home in Stockton Heath? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Stockton Heath transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Stockton Heath

We went with a local lawyer for our conveyancing in Stockton Heath recently. After carefully reading the official terms of business I seewe are responsible for charges even if the sale aborts. Should I go with them or use a web based conveyancing company promising no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Stockton Heath?

It is usually a trade off in that if "No Sale No Fee" is offered then the conveyancing charges will generally be more expensive to offset the conveyances that do not proceed. You should be mindful that these schemes rarely protect you from expenditure such your Stockton Heath conveyancing search fees.

We are planning to purchase with Earl Shilton BS. We have called around locally but cant to find a Stockton Heath conveyancing firm on the Earl Shilton BS panel. Please you help?

Please do take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this web page. Please choose the lender and type Stockton Heath or your location and you will be presented with numerous conveyancers based in Stockton Heath or near you.

I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Bank of Ireland. Stockton Heath conveyancing lawyers were instructed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Bank of Ireland?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Bank of Ireland completed the survey? Have you informed Bank of Ireland as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

We have agreed to purchase a house in Stockton Heath. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Co-operative be concerned?

Given that your lender is Co-operative your lawyer must comply with the conveyancing requirements contained in Section 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Co-operative. The CML Handbook sets out minimum specifications for solar panel roof-space leases, and property lawyers are required to report to Co-operative where a lease fails to meet these conditions. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not limited to Stockton Heath.

My offer on a detached house in Stockton Heath has been accepted, but there is a chain. The owners have put an offer on a property, however it’s not yet agreed to, and have viewings of other properties booked. I have selected a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in Stockton Heath. What do I do now? When do I get the mortgage application with Virgin Money started?

It is normal to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur expenses too early (home loan application is approx one thousand pounds, then valuation, Stockton Heath conveyancing search costs, etc). The first thing to do is check that your solicitor is on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel. Concerning the subsequent steps this very much dictated by the uniqueness of your case, desire for the property and on the state of the market. In a hot market some home buyers will apply for the mortgage with Virgin Money and pay for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they pay their conveyancer to move forward with searches.

My colleague suggested that where I am buying in Stockton Heath I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

A search of this type is occasionally quoted for as part of the standard Stockton Heath conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out significant information about Stockton Heath around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Stockton Heath Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information concerning Stockton Heath.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Stockton Heath is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Stockton Heath are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Stockton Heath you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Stockton Heath may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

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