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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Tiverton

As someone unfamiliar with the Tiverton conveyancing process what’s the number one tip you can give me concerning the ownership transfer in Tiverton

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Tiverton or throughout Devon is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of room for conflict between you and other parties involved in the house moving process. For example, the vendor, selling agent and sometimes the mortgage company. Appointing a solicitor for your conveyancing in Tiverton is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY party in the transaction whose role it is to protect your legal interests and to keep you safe.

On occasion a potential adversary will try and persuade you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For instance, the property agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your solicitor is slow. Or your mortgage broker may advise you to do take action that is contrary to your solicitors advice. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the home moving process.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal planned roadworks that could affect a commercial land in Tiverton?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Tiverton will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Tiverton. The report provides 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 Tiverton.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Tiverton it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can result in delays to Tiverton commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Tiverton.

I completed on my apartment on 6 June and the transaction details are still not registered. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Tiverton expressed confidence that it should be recorded in less than a month. Are properties in Tiverton particularly slow to register?

There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Tiverton registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can differ according to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry communicate with any 3rd persons or bodies. As of today in the region of 80% of submission are completed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to longer hold-ups. Registration takes place once the purchaser has moved in to the premises so 'speed' is not usually primary concern yet where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer can communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

As co-executor for the will of my grandmother I am selling a house in Newport but live in Tiverton. My conveyancer (who is 260 miles from merequires that I sign a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Tiverton who can witness this legal document for me?

strictly speaking you are not likely to be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are located in Tiverton

Builders have suggested I use a conveyancer and I've obtained a quote from them. They are nearly £300 cheaper than my family Tiverton property lawyer. What's the catch?

Developers normally have panels of conveyancers who are quick and who know the seller’s paperwork and property lawyer. As many developers offer an inducement to select a preferred conveyancing practitioner for this reason, any increased cost can be avoided and a developer will not put forward a conveyancing warehouse and run the risk of having the transaction stall when they demand an exchange within a tight deadline. A counter-argument for not opting for the suggested lawyer is that they may be unwilling to fight for your interests for fear of alienating the housebuilder. If you worry that this may be the case you should stick with your high street Tiverton conveyancing practitioner.

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