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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Weymouth

We hired a local lawyer for my conveyancing in Weymouth yesterday. After carefully reading the Terms and Conditions it is apparent thatwe are on the hook for charges even if the dealdoes not happen. Would I be best advised to use a web based conveyancing company offering no completion no charge conveyancing in Weymouth?

Generally there is a compromise along the lines that if "No Sale No Fee" is advertised then the fee levels will generally be higher to offset those transactions that abort. Do bear in mind that these offerings rarely protect you from expenses e.g. Weymouth conveyancing search expenses.

I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and have to be out of my rented apartment in Weymouth by 21/9/2022. Conveyancing on my purchase is progressing. How realistic is it to complete in 4 weeks as I wish to avoid having to move into short term accommodation?

It is unwise to provide notice on a rental until you have exchanged. Assuming that you have not already done so, notify to your solicitor and urge them to they cajole the sellers side, try to get a realistic time scale from them that everyone will look to achieve

Completed the sale of my flat in Weymouth last October but the buyer keeps whats apping daily to moan that his solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?

Following your sale your lawyer should forward the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. Depending on the transaction, your conveyancer must also send confirmation that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been paid off to the purchasers solicitors. There are no post completion procedures just for conveyancing in Weymouth.

What will a local search inform me regarding the property I am buying in Weymouth?

Weymouth conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company such as PSG The local search is essential in every Weymouth conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any nasty surprises after you move into your new home. The search should supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic sections.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years ago for my conveyancing in Weymouth. Now, I need the documents however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Weymouth of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

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