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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wadhurst

As someone unfamiliar with the Wadhurst conveyancing process what’s the number one tip you can impart concerning the house moving process in Wadhurst

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Wadhurst or throughout England and Wales is an adversarial experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of opportunity for friction between you and other parties involved in the home moving process. For example, the seller, selling agent and on occasion the bank. Selecting a lawyer for your conveyancing in Wadhurst an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE person in the transaction whose interest is to protect your best interests and to keep you safe.

Every so often a potential adversary will attempt to convince you that you should follow their advice. For instance, the property agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your lawyer is slow. Or your mortgage broker may tell you to do something that is contrary to your solicitors recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

Me and my partner are purchasing a house in Wadhurst. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a conveyancer? At some point we will need to send money into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our deposit?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

Is it the case that all Wadhurst solicitor firms on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel are governed by the SRA?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Coventry BS approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the SRA. Many banks do list licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the firms would be overseen by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

After weeks of negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment in Wadhurst. My financial adviser suggested a solicitor. I paid an advanced payment of £225. A couple of days later, the conveyancing practitioner contacted me embarrassingly acknowledging that they were not on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Bank of Ireland panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

Just acquired a terraced house in Wadhurst , how long will it take for the Land Registry to register my title? My Wadhurst conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be sure that my purchase is recorded.

As far as conveyancing in Wadhurst is concerned, registration is no faster or slower than anywhere else in England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ depending on the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry need to notify any 3rd persons or bodies. At present approximately 80% of submission are fully dealt with within 12 days but some can be subject to protracted hold-ups. Historically registration takes place after the buyer is living at the premises so 'speed' is not typically an essential issue yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor can communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

How does conveyancing in Wadhurst differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Wadhurst approach us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is finished. This is because developers in Wadhurst tend to buy the real estate, 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 conveyancers 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 used to new build conveyancing in Wadhurst or who has acted in the same development.

I'm converting the mortgage on my primary house to a buy to let loan with Barclays Direct and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on further house. The location we are interested in is Wadhurst. Will your solicitors be able to act for both sets of banks and tie in the transactions?

Do use our comparison tool on this page to check that the solicitors are approved by both mortgage companies. Having checked that they are your lawyer should be able to simultaneously deal with the two deals but you should talk with you lawyer and make clear your desired outcome and requirements.

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