We went with a local solicitor for my conveyancing in Waltham Abbey yesterday. Reviewing the official terms of business I seeI am responsible for fees even if the movedoes not happen. Should I ditch them and appoint a web based lawyer promoting no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Waltham Abbey?
Generally there is a concession along the lines that if "No Completion No Fee" is offered then the conveyancing charges will tend to be be higher to cover the conveyances that do not proceed. Do bear in mind that these deals rarely protect you from outlay for example Waltham Abbey conveyancing search fees.
I own a freehold house in Waltham Abbey yet pay rent, why is this and what is this?
It’s unusual for properties in Waltham Abbey and has limited impact for conveyancing in Waltham Abbey 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 have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges from 1977 onwards.
Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence post 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.
Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Waltham Abbey?
There are two types of lawyers who can do conveyancing in Waltham Abbey namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals administer conveyancing services that you need to complete the disposal or purchase of property. They are both required to conduct Waltham Abbey conveyancing to the same quality and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be properly carried out and that the requirements and steps will be appropriately taken.
How can we know in advance if a Waltham Abbey conveyancing solicitor on the Coventry BS panel is any good?
When it comes to conveyancing in Waltham Abbey obtaining recommendations is a good starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always advise that you speak with the lawyer handling your conveyancing.
Completion of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Waltham Abbey. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?
Almost all lenders have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are sorted out effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR with full details of your complaint.
I have been told that property searches are the primary reason for obstruction in Waltham Abbey conveyancing transactions. Is this right?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released determinations of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Searches are not likely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Waltham Abbey.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Waltham Abbey?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Waltham Abbey. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’