Do the conveyancing lawyers via your comparison service conduct attended exchange conveyancing in Walham Green?
There are a few conveyancing specialists who can conduct personalised exchanges. Please e-mail us to obtain a costs illustration and details as to dates.
I am the registered owner of a freehold residence in Walham Green but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?
It’s unusual for properties in Walham Green and has limited impact for conveyancing in Walham Green but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.
Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the establishment of fresh rentcharges post 1977.
Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.
Do I need to be suspicious that estate agents that I am dealing with are recommending a nationwide conveyancing firm rather than a High Street Walham Green conveyancing firm?
As is the case with lots of service providers, often referrals from connections can be worth their weight in gold. But there are numerous people with a vested interest in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, financial adviser and lenders might all put forward conveyancers to choose. On occasion the solicitors might be known to one of the organisations as experts in their field, but sometimes there might be a financial incentive behind the endorsement. You are at liberty to appoint your preferred conveyancer. Don't forget that some lenders have an approved list of lawyers you have to use for the mortgage related work in your home move.
Should I use a Walham Green conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am buying? I have an old university friend who can execute the legal work however his firm is located 300miles away.
The primary upside of using a high street Walham Green conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to execute paperwork, deliver your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. Having local Walham Green know how is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If you know people who instructed your friend and the majority were impressed that should trump using an unfamiliar Walham Green conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being Walham Green based.
What is the reason for my conveyancer requiring numerous items of ID before I can proceed with my conveyancing in Walham Green?
Walham Green property lawyers are duty bound by the Law Society, SRA, HMLR and current Money Laundering Regulations to certify that the have verified the identity of their clients. It will also be a condition of your mortgage offer. Furthermore they have to complete various forms, particularly those relating to Land Tax and need to have information such as your full names, NI number and date of birth.