Finally the sale completed on my house in Tenbury Wells last February yet the purchaser is SMS messaging me to say their lawyer needs to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?
Following your sale your lawyer is duty bound to forward the transfer documentation and all of the paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. If applicable, your solicitor must also evidence that the home loan has been paid off to the purchasers solicitors. There is unlikely to be post completion procedures just for conveyancing in Tenbury Wells.
I am buying a garden flat in Tenbury Wells. Conveyancing solicitors are said to be ‘a necessary evil’ but can I do it myself?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Tenbury Wells you will have to appoint a solicitor on your mortgage company's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Tenbury Wells.
I used Wolstenholmes a few years ago for my conveyancing in Tenbury Wells. Now, I need the documents however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Tenbury Wells of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in last month in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Tenbury Wells is the location of the property. What do you suggest?
Flying freeholds in Tenbury Wells are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Tenbury Wells you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Tenbury Wells may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.
My father has suggested that I instruct his conveyancers in Tenbury Wells. Do I take his advice?
There are no two ways about it the best way to select a conveyancing solicitor is to have guidance from friends or family who have previously instructed the firm that you are considering.