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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Stroud

Various web forums that I have come across warn that are the primary reason for obstruction in Stroud house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the determinations of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are not likely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Stroud.

The deeds to my home can not be found. The lawyers who did the conveyancing in Stroud 10 years ago no longer exist. What are my next steps?

Nowadays there are duplicates made of almost everything, and your conveyancer should be aware precisely where to find all the relevant documentation so you may purchase or dispose of your property without any difficulty. Where duplicates can’t be found, your solicitor may be able to arrange cover in the form of insurance or indemnities protecting you against future claims on the premises.

I am buying a new build house in Stroud with a loan from Lloyds TSB Bank. The builders refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The property agent suggested that I not reveal to my solicitor about this deal as it may put at risk my mortgage with the bank. Is this normal?.

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.

My business partner and I are planning to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend solicitors offering no-move-no charges for non-domestic conveyancing in Stroud for less than 1500k?

We are happy to recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Stroud, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. If you are intending to buy or sell a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a complete business we can find you the right lawyer. As for the costs this will depend on the structure and terms of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your details or call so as to enable us to supply you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.

I recently become aware that one of the directors of the solicitors handling the purchase conveyancing in Stroud is an uncle of the owners that we are purchasing from. Is this permitted?

As long as no conflict arises this is allowable. If you are needing a mortgage then the mortgage company may have a say as many lenders have specific requirements concerning this. For example for Santander A&L as of 8/12/2018, the requirements read as follows :

1.15- May your firm act if the person dealing with the transaction or a member of his immediate family is the borrower?

Yes, provided that a separate partner or fee earner (acting under the supervision of another partner)acts.

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