Finally the sale completed on my house in Stratford last January but my buyer keeps e-mailing daily to say their solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities following completion?
Following your sale your conveyancer is duty bound to forward the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. If applicable, your conveyancer must also confirm that the home loan has been discharged to the buyers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion procedures unique to conveyancing in Stratford.
My wife and I are purchasing a house in Stratford. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a solicitor? At some point we have to send funds into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our monies?
Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.
The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Stratford. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I would like to complain about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?
Most banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.
Our offer on a detached house in Stratford has been agreed to, the sellers do nevertheless have a tied purchase. The sellers have offered on a property, however it’s not yet agreed to, and are looking at other properties booked. I have chosen a high street conveyancing solicitor in Stratford. What do I do now? When do I get the mortgage application with Leeds Building Society going?
It is understandable to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur costs too early (mortgage application is approx one thousand pounds, then survey, Stratford conveyancing search costs, etc). The first thing to do is check that your lawyer is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Regarding the next stages this very much dictated by the uniqueness of your case, attraction to the property and on the state of the market. In a hot market the majority of buyers will apply for the mortgage with Leeds Building Society and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their property lawyer to proceed with searches.
My relative suggested that where I am purchasing in Stratford I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
This is a search is usually quoted for as part of the standard Stratford conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of about 40 pages, listing and setting out important information about Stratford 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 demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information concerning Stratford.
Is there anything unique about your site and alternative internet conveyancing solicitors when it comes to conveyancing in Stratford?
At this site secure a fixed fee quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the issues for your conveyancing in Stratford. As opposed to estate agents and brokerage sites we do not charge firms a fee if you appoint them for your property ownership legalities in Stratford
In scouring the internet for the phrase cheap conveyancing in Stratford it brings up numerous conveyancersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancer for my move?
The ideal way of finding the right conveyancer is through a personal recommendation, so seek the opinion of colleagues and those you trust who have bought a property in Stratford or the reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Stratford differ, so it's sensible to secure at least four estimates from varying types of solicitors. Be sure to seek confirmation what costs in the quote includes.