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Ready to buy a new home in Walkden? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Walkden home move at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Walkden

Souldretaining a Walkden conveyancing lawyer make the ownership transfer easier?

Generally conveyancing solicitors in your location will have good connections with your local authority, which could help with the Walkden conveyancing searches that your solicitor will require on your transaction. It also helps if they have good rapport with the Land Registry overseeing your area Walkden, other lawyers in the location and Walkden selling agents.

I am purchasing a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Walkden who is on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Yorkshire Building Society in certain locations such as Walkden. We dont recommend any particular firm.

A relative suggested that where I am buying in Walkden I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

This is a search is occasionally quoted for as part of the standard Walkden conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out significant information about Walkden around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Walkden Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Local Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Walkden.

I am purchasing my first flat in Walkden with a loan from The Royal Bank of Scotland. The builders would not budge the price so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The estate agent suggested that I not inform my solicitor about this deal as it could impact my mortgage with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Is planning permission required to split a single dwelling into two appartments in Walkden? This has occurred to a house adjacent to my home in Walkden and was not aware of it happening until the works were done.

Planning Consent yes. Building Regulations yes.

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