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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whaley Bridge

I am in the throes of swapping over from my existing standard mortgage to a Buy to Let The Royal Bank of Scotland mortgage. The bank has said that I require a conveyancer for this. I got in contact with the same Whaley Bridge conveyancing practitioner who acted on my behalf when I originally acquired the property. The costs illustration issued of just over five hundred pounds has taken me by surprise as I am not require purchase conveyancing - it’s just a bog-standard refinance.

The estimate fees are a tad high. Where you are happy to expend time scrutinising prices you might trim some of the cost by perhaps £125. That being said, if you were pleased with the service the firm gave you maylive to rue choosing an an untested solicitor. Remember to check that the conveyancer can represent The Royal Bank of Scotland. You can make use of our search tool to find a Whaley Bridge conveyancing firm on the The Royal Bank of Scotland approved list of lawyers, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Whaley Bridge.

It is is a decade since I bought my house in Whaley Bridge. Conveyancing lawyers have recently been appointed on the sale but I am unable to locate my title documents. Is this a major issue?

You need not be too concerned. Firstly there is a possibility that the deeds will be kept by your mortgage company or they may still be with the solicitor who acted in your purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the property will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you own the property by your conveyancing solicitors acquiring up to date copy of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Whaley Bridge relates to registered property but in the unlikely event that your home is unregistered it is more problematic but is not insurmountable.

There are numerous conveyancing solicitors in Whaley Bridge but how do I know who's good?

We would encourage you not to go for the lowest Whaley Bridge conveyancing quote. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in ahead of the deal.

The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Whaley Bridge. Conveyancing was a necessary evil 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 port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. 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 who will take matters further.

Our sealed bid on a semi in Whaley Bridge has been agreed to, the owners do however have a dependent purchase. The sellers have put an offer on a property, however it’s not yet agreed to, and are looking at other apartments in the pipeline. I have chosen a high street conveyancing solicitor in Whaley Bridge. What should be my next step? At what point do I apply for the mortgage with Principality?

It is understandable to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is in the region of £1k, then survey, Whaley Bridge conveyancing search charges, etc). First, you should ensure that your property lawyer is on the Principality conveyancing panel. Concerning the subsequent stages this very much dictated by the specifics of your case, desire for the property and on the state of the market. During a buoyant market the majority of purchasers will apply for the mortgage with Principality and pay for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they ask their conveyancing practitioner to move forward with searches.

I am downsizing from my home. My former solicitors has retired. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Whaley Bridge if that makes things easier.

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

Back In 2001, I bought a leasehold flat in Whaley Bridge. Conveyancing and Accord Mortgages Ltd mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the freehold. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing practitioner in Whaley Bridge who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

First contact HMLR to make sure that this person is indeed the new freeholder. There is no need to incur the fees of a Whaley Bridge conveyancing practitioner to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. You should note that in any event, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

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