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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Water Orton

I am buying a property for cash in Water Orton. I have been residing for the previous twelve years in Water Orton. Conveyancing searches are a lot of money. As I have knowledge of the area and road very well must I have all the conveyancing searches?

If you not getting a home loan, then almost all of the Water Orton conveyancing searches are non-obligatory. Your lawyer will ’encourage you, no-doubt strongly, that you should have searches carried out, but she is duty bound to do this. One thing to consider; if you are going to sell the house at a future date, it may be of interest to your prospective buyer what the searches reveal. There are plenty of instances where premises with apparent issues can still show up unpredicted search results. A competent conveyancing solicitor in Water Orton will provide you some sensible advice here.

Various web forums that I have come across warn that are the number one cause of obstruction in Water Orton house deals. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the common causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Searches are not likely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Water Orton.

The deeds to my house are lost. The lawyers who conducted the conveyancing in Water Orton 10 years ago have long since closed. What are my next steps?

In today’s world there are copies made of almost everything, and your solicitor should be aware exactly where to find all the relevant documentation so you may buy or sell your house without any difficulty. Where duplicates are not available, your solicitor can put in place insurance or indemnities protecting you against possible claims on the property.

Do I need to be concerned by brokers that I am dealing with are suggesting a national conveyancing firm as opposed to a local Water Orton conveyancing company?

As is the case with lots of service providers, often input from relatives can be extremely useful or valuable. Yet there are numerous people with a keen interest in a conveyancing matter; estate agents, financial adviser and lenders might all recommend conveyancers to appoint. Sometimes these solicitors might be known to one of the organisations as experts in their field, but sometimes there may be a commercial relationship behind the recommendation. You have the right to appoint your preferred conveyancer. You need to be aware that some lenders operate an approved list of law firms you have to use for the mortgage aspect of your home move.

My partner and I recently found out that one of the partners of the solicitors acting on the purchase conveyancing in Water Orton is a relative of the owners that we are purchasing from. Is this acceptable?

On the basis that no conflict arises this should be fine. Where you are needing a mortgage then the lender may have a say as many lenders have specific requirements on this. For example for RBS - Virgin One as of 20/7/2019, the requirements read as follows :

1.15- May your firm act if the person dealing with the transaction or a member of his immediate family is the borrower?

No, your firm may not act if the person dealing with the transaction or a member of his immediate family is the borrower. However, your firm may act if a separate fee earner or separate partner within the firm acts for us.

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