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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Summertown

We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Summertown found on your site but stumbled across alternative fee calculations via the web look cheaper – why is this?

There are hundreds of solicitors marketing theoretically looks to be the cheapest conveyancing in Summertown. Our advice is to think long and hard about how important this transaction is to you that you are willing to be penny wise pound foolish in relation to the quality of the conveyancing. Many of them accentuate a bargain quote to grab your attention but conceal supplemental costs in the small print..

My fiancee and I are acquiring our first home. The conveyancing practitioner has e-mailedto ask if we wish to take out additional conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's necessary for conveyancing in Summertown

The range of Summertown conveyancing searches depends primarily on the property, the location, the probability of any of these risks, your knowledge of the region and risks, your general appetite to risk. What matters is that you adequately comprehend what information the searches could supply. Then you can decide if you personally think you need that search. Where you are in doubt, ask the conveyancer to guide you.

My lender has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Summertown but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Summertown round the corner to me. Are you able to help?

It is by no means the case that all Summertown conveyancing practitioners are approved and listed on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Please make the most of the above search tool to choose a Summertown conveyancing conveyancer on the on the lender panel.

I am assisting my aunt sell her flat in Summertown. Does the conveyancing solicitor commission an energy performance certificate or should I organise this?

After the abolition of Home Packs, energy performance certificates was maintained a mandatory element of moving house. An energy assessment must be to hand before the property is marketed. It is not a task that lawyers normally organise. If you are instructing a Summertown conveyancing practitioner they may help arrange energy performance certificates due to their contacts with reputable Summertown assessors

Please help - my lawyer says that flying freehold insurance is required on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Summertown conveyancing?

The appropriate level of flying freehold indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between Nationwide Building Society and Coventry Building Society. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.

We previously chose conveyancing lawyers based in Summertown on the Skipton solicitor approved list. They are now charging me an additional amount for the legal aspects of the Skipton mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee specified by Skipton?

Provided it is contained in their Terms of Engagement or Quote then yes your lawyer is entitled to charge a fee for this. The fee is not dictated by Skipton but by your Summertown solicitor. Plenty of firms on the Skipton panel will levy ’dealing with mortgage’ fee and others do not.

Should I go with a Summertown conveyancing solicitor in close proximity to the house I am buying? I have an old university friend who can perform the conveyancing but her office is 300kilometers away.

The benefit of a high street Summertown conveyancing firm is that you can attend the office to execute paperwork, hand in your ID and apply pressure on them if necessary. Having local Summertown know how is a bonus. However nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and they were happy that must trump using an unfamiliar Summertown conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being based in the area.

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