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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Upney

Completed the sale of my flat in Upney last March yet the purchaser is Skype messaging me complaining that his lawyer needs to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?

After completion of your sale your solicitor should deliver the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor should also send confirmation that the home loan has been redeemed to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion tasks specific conveyancing in Upney.

Our lender has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Upney but I would rather choose a conveyancing lawyer in Upney or nearer to where I live. Are you able to assist?

The minority of Upney conveyancing practices are on all banks conveyancing panel. Use our search tool to find a Upney conveyancing firm on the on the lender panel.

I'm in the throws of looking at flats in Upney and I am about to put in an offer. Is it too early to have a solicitor in place? I intend to finance via a mortgage with Santander.

It would be wise to start your search sooner rather than later. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the EA. As you are getting a mortgage with Santander, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Santander conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

I have instructed a Upney conveyancer having checked that they are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Yorkshire BS will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Yorkshire BS will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own Upney surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.

My offer on a property in Upney has been agreed to, the sellers do nevertheless have an associated purchase. The owners have offered on somewhere, but it’s not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other flats in the pipeline. I have chosen a nearby conveyancing solicitor in Upney. What should be my next step? When do I get the mortgage application with Nottingham started?

It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (home loan application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then survey, Upney conveyancing search costs, etc). The first course of action is to check that your property lawyer is on the Nottingham approved list. As to the next stages this very much depends on the circumstances of your transaction, motivation for this property and on the state of the market. In a rising market many home buyers would apply for a home loan with Nottingham and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their property lawyer to move forward with the conveyancing in Upney.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in Upney. Now, I need the files however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Upney of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

What does commercial conveyancing in Upney cover?

Upney conveyancing for business premises incorporates a broad array of services, offered by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

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