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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Taplow

As someone not used to the Taplow conveyancing process what is the number one tip you can impart concerning the home moving process in Taplow

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Taplow or throughout Buckinghamshire is often a confrontational experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists plenty of room for conflict between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. E.g., the seller, selling agent and sometimes a mortgage company. Selecting a solicitor for your conveyancing in Taplow should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE person in the legal process whose role it is to act in your legal interests and to protect you.

Sometimes a third party with a vested interest may try and convince you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For example, the property agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your conveyancer is wrong. Or your financial adviser may tell you to do something that is contrary to your solicitors guidance. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

The deeds to our house can not be found. The solicitors who conducted the conveyancing in Taplow 10 years ago have long since closed. What are my next steps?

Nowadays there are duplicates made of almost everything, and your conveyancer will know exactly where to find all the relevant documentation so you may purchase or sell your house without a hitch. Where duplicates can’t be found, your lawyer may be able to arrange cover in the form of insurance or indemnities protecting you against possible claims on your premises.

I have been advised by two or three local selling agents in Taplow to locate a property lawyer using your seach tool. Is there a financial advantage for Estate Agents to market your site over a competitor’s?

We refuse to offer any financial incentive for pointing buyers and sellers our way. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission because home movers will think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

I’m about to sell my ground floor flat in Taplow. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, however I have just received a yearly service charge demand – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

The sensible thing to do is discharge the maintenance contribution as you normally would given that all rents and service payments should be allotted as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you will be reimbursed by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Taplow Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

    Is the freehold owned jointly by the leaseholders? Many Taplow leasehold apartments will be liable to pay a service charge for the upkeep of the building levied by the management company. Where you buy the flat you will have to pay this amount, usually quarterly accross the year. This can vary from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large common areas. In all likelihood there will be a ground rent for you to pay annual, this is usually not a exorbitant amount, say approximately £50-£100 but you need to check it because on occasion it could be many hundreds of pounds. It would be wise to discover as much as you can regarding the managing agents as they can either make your living at the property much easier or problematic. As the proprietor of a leasehold property you are frequently in the clutches of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to day to day matters such as the cleanliness of the common parts. You should not be shy to ask prospective neighbours if they are happy with them. In conclusion, find out the dates that the service fees are due to the managing agents and precisely what it includes.

My lender have just issued us with a mortgage offer. We have retained a local conveyancer in Taplow yesterday. A couple of hours ago, our mortgage adviser contacted us saying that the mortgage company said that we cannot use our solicitor as they aren't on their panel. As FTB's, we had no idea that the mortgage company had a say Is this allowed?

You can actually appoint any conveyancing solicitor you want to appoint including the said conveyancer in Taplow however if your mortgage company aren't happy with them you would have to incur an extra fee so the mortgage company can appoint their own conveyancer too. It may be possible your solicitor may apply to get included on to the lender panel. You can use online tools such as lenderpanel.com to find a conveyancing solcitor in Taplow on the bank panel. You can go into your local mortgage company branch in Taplow. They will know some good conveyancing solicitors in Taplow on the approved list.

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