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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Walkington

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Walkington even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for example where I intend to acquire an office in Walkington with a mortgage from The Mortgage Works?

Our search tool is primarily used to select domestic conveyancing solicitors in Walkington but we have set out towards the end of this page a few Walkington commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to enquire with the solicitors directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent The Mortgage Works

I am considering applying for a Principality mortgage for purchase of a newly converted (under development) in Walkington with 60% loan to value. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Principality ?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Principality will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with two solicitors involved, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that could impact a commercial land in Walkington?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Walkington will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Walkington. The report sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Walkington.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Walkington it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can cause delays to Walkington commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Walkington.

Me and my brother purchased a renovated Victorian house in Walkington. Conveyancing lawyer represented me and Nationwide Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and I saw a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Walkington and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also check the position with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the conveyancing.

I am due to review costs for conveyancing in Walkington from three property lawyer and appoint one. Am I right to get them to hold tight until I I have an offer accepted on a apartment.

We would recommend that you only request your solicitor to start work and apply for searches after the sales memorandum has been issued by the estate agent particularly as Walkington conveyancing searches are costly.

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