We're in Tintagel, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is UBS , and our lawyer is on the UBS conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the UBS conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no solicitor should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.
Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that could affect a commercial estate in Tintagel?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Tintagel will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Tintagel. The report sets out definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Tintagel.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Tintagel it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can cause delays to Tintagel commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Tintagel.
I used Action Conveyancing a few years ago for my conveyancing in Tintagel. Now, I need the files however the law firm has closed. 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 Tintagel of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
How does conveyancing in Tintagel differ for new build properties?
Most buyers of new build residence in Tintagel contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is finished. This is because new home sellers in Tintagel tend to purchase the land, 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 property lawyers 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 Tintagel or who has acted in the same development.
A couple of weeks ago I was informed by my mortgage company that their panel conveyancers operate no sale no fee basis for conveyancing in Tintagel. Our purchase fell through yet the lawyers have invoiced for search fees! They are stating that the fees are seperate!
By promising "no sale no fee" Tintagel conveyancing lawyers are writing off their fees for any work conducted. We must stress this does not constitute an insurance scheme. you will still required to cover any disbursements that your conveyancer has outlayed on your behalf for example Tintagel local authority checks