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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Drayton

Do the conveyancing lawyers identified via your search tool execute conveyancing in West Drayton by way of an attended exchange?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts who can conduct one day exchanges. Please call us to receive a fee calculation and details as to availability.

Finally the sale completed on my house in West Drayton last January but my buyer keeps Skype messaging me to say his conveyancer is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?

Post completion of your disposal your conveyancer is duty bound to send the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Where relevant, your conveyancer should also confirm that the mortgage has been discharged to the purchasers conveyancers. There are no post completion tasks specific conveyancing in West Drayton.

My Conveyancer in West Drayton has never been on on the Halifax Conveyancing Panel. Can I still continue with my prefered solicitor even though they are not on the Halifax approved list?

Your options are as follows:

  1. Carry on with your preferred West Drayton lawyers but Halifax will need to use a conveyancer on their list of acceptable firms. This will inevitably rack up the total legal charges and result in delays.
  2. Get a new solicitor to to deal with the purchase, remembering to check they are on the Halifax panel

I am due to exchange contracts on my house. I had a double glazing fitted in March 2007, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's mortgage company, Co-operative are being problematic. The West Drayton solicitor who is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but Co-operative are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do Co-operative have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Co-operative have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Co-operative may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

After shopping around on the internet I have found a West Drayton conveyancing practitioner having checked that they are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Lloyds will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Lloyds will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own West Drayton surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.

Our offer on a semi in West Drayton has been accepted, the owners do however have a tied purchase. The sellers have offered on somewhere, however it’s not yet tied up, and have viewings of other properties in the pipeline. I have selected a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in West Drayton. What do I do now? At what point do I apply for the mortgage with Coventry BS?

It is understandable to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur expenses too early (home loan application is approx one thousand pounds, then survey, West Drayton conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you must check that your conveyancer is on the Coventry BS approved list. As to the next steps this very much depends on the uniqueness of your case, motivation for this property and on the state of the market. In a buoyant market many buyers will apply for the mortgage with Coventry BS and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they ask their property lawyer to press on with the conveyancing in West Drayton.

Taking into account that I am about to spend 450k on 3 bedroom house in West Drayton I would like to talk to a lawyer about mytransaction in advance of instructing the firm. Can this be arranged?

Absolutely - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the lawyer due to be carrying out your conveyancing in West Drayton.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important individual, not a matter reference. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are quoted for residential conveyancing in West Drayton should be the figure that you end up paying.

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