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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wakefield

What is your number one tip for finding a conveyancing solicitor in Wakefield

Do not opt for the lowest Wakefield conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in ahead of time.

We are aiming to move house in August. Does my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the day of completion. On a separate note, can you suggest a removal company in Wakefield. Conveyancing solicitor was chosen before I stumbled across this website.

On the day of completion you will need to pick up the house keys from your property agent but this can only be done after the previous owners lawyers inform the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be released. After that you should tell the removal company that they can start moving you in. We do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can help you choose a residential property solicitor in Wakefield or a legal practice that specialises in conveyancing in Wakefield.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Coventry BS. Wakefield conveyancing solicitors have been chosen. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Coventry BS?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Coventry BS conducted the valuation? Have you informed Coventry BS as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

I have todaybeen informed that Stirling Law have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Wakefield for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 9 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest way to see if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Wakefield conveyancing specialists.

I am buying a new build flat in Wakefield. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Wakefield

    The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

I'm refinancing my current house to a BTL loan with Coventry Building Society and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on a second house. The neighborhood we are looking at is Wakefield. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of mortgage companies and tie in the transactions?

Make use of our search tool on this site to ensure that the conveyancers are on the relevant lender panels. Having checked that they are the conveyancer should be able to tie up the two deals but you should talk with you lawyer and make apparent your desired outcome and requirements.

We have selected a Wakefield conveyancing solicitor for our home move (first time buyers) and have picked up in the engagement letter that they are not governed by the Financial Conduct Authority. Am I right to be worried or is that the norm with property lawyer?

We can't see why they should be. Most lawyer don't lend money. You should check that they are governed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, who have specific stipulations regulating monies sitting on client account.

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