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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sunningdale

My partner’s sister is a conveyancing practitioner. I am hopeful that I will receive friends and family pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what level of costs should I be paying for conveyancing in Sunningdale?

You should compare pricing. Make use of our comparison tool on this site. Whilst quotes will contrast greatly but service levels do differ between law firms as is the case with the vast majority of professional services.

Please explain the implications if my lawyer’s firm is expelled from the Lloyds Conveyancing panel ahead of completing my conveyancing in Sunningdale?

The first thing to point out is that, this is a very rare occurrence. In most cases even where a law firm is removed off of a panel the lender would allow the completion to go ahead as the lender would appreciate the difficulties that they would place you in if you have to instruct a new solicitor days before completion. In a worst case scenario where the lender insists that you instruct a new firm then it is possible for a very good lawyer to expedite the conveyancing albeit that you may pay a significant premium for this. The analogous situation is where a buyer instructs a lawyer, exchanges contracts and the law firm is shut down by a regulator such as the SRA. Again, in this situation you can find lawyers who can troubleshoot their way to bring the conveyancing to a satisfactory conclusion - albeit for a fee.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am new to the home moving as a first time purchaser of a two bedroom flat in Sunningdale. Do I pick up the keys to the property on the completion date from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will find a local conveyancing solicitor in Sunningdale?

On the day of completion you do not need to go to the conveyancers office in Sunningdale. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the purchase money to the owner’s solicitors, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to pick up the keys from the selling Agents and move into your new home. Usually this happens between 1 and 3pm.

Is it correct that all Sunningdale CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the HSBC conveyancing panel?

It is true that some lenders now utilise CQS as the kick off point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to join their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.

UBS have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a house in Sunningdale has been agreed to, what happens next?

The property agent will want to know who your solicitors are (ensure that the conveyancers are on the bank’s approved list). Call up UBS or the financial adviser and complete any appropriate forms. UBS will instruct a valuer who will get in contact with the selling agent or owners to arrange a slot for the valuation to occur. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes approximately ten days to get a mortgage offer. UBS will issue the offer to you and your conveyancers. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Sunningdale.

How does conveyancing in Sunningdale differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Sunningdale come to us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is completed. This is because house builders in Sunningdale usually buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Sunningdale or who has acted in the same development.

I am using a search engine for the term conveyancing in Sunningdale it brings up numerous solicitorsin the area. How do I determine which is the right property lawyer for my move?

The best method of seeking the right conveyancer is via trusted testimonial, so ask colleagues and those you trust who have bought a property in Sunningdale or the reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Sunningdale vary, so it's sensible to obtain a minimum of three quotes from varying types of companies. Make sure that you clarify that the charges are assured not to increase.

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