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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Westbury Park

As someone not used to conveyancing in Westbury Park what is your top tip you can impart concerning the house moving process in Westbury Park

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Westbury Park and elsewhere in Bristol is an adversarial experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists plenty of room for friction between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For instance, the vendor, selling agent and on occasion a mortgage company. Appointing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Westbury Park is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the process whose role it is to act in your legal interests and to keep you safe.

We are witnessing a definite ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be at fault for the process being so protracted. You must always trust your lawyer above the other players when it comes to the legal assignment of property.

I am assisting my sister sell her flat in Westbury Park. Does the conveyancer order an EPC or do I organise this?

After the abolition of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates became a required element of selling a house. An energy performance certificate needs to be commissioned prior to the property being advertised. It is not something that conveyancers ordinarily organise. Where you are instructing a Westbury Park conveyancing lawyer they might be willing to arrange EPC’s given their contacts with reputable local assessors

Are all Westbury Park Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the HSBC conveyancing panel?

Some major lenders now make use of the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their panels.

My wife and I are in the throws of looking at houses in Westbury Park and I am now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a property lawyer in place at this stage? I am planning to take a home loan with Skipton.

It would be advisable to commence your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the estate agent. As you are taking out a mortgage with Skipton, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Skipton conveyancing panel.

I used Arc property Solicitors several years ago for my conveyancing in Westbury Park. I now require my papers but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Westbury Park of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am downsizing from my home. My previous conveyancers has retired. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Westbury Park if that makes things easier.

Do use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Westbury Park. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.

What is the reason for new build conveyancing in Westbury Park being more expensive?

Conveyancing in Westbury Park for newly converted or new build properties can sometimes involve adoption of highways & drains, building regulations approval, planning permission, new build warranties such NHBC as well as supplemental queries and contractual considerations.

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