The conveyancer who helped my last purchase has sent a quote for just over a thousand pound for no move no fee conveyancing in Woodford. I’m hoping to sell a Georgian house for £125,000. Is this expensive? Is it in excess of the norm for conveyancing in Woodford?
The estimate does seem a tad steep. If you shop around you could decrease the fees slightly by as much as £125. That being said, you maylive to regret opting for an an unknown conveyancer. Don't forget to check the firm can also act for your mortgage company. Do employ our search tool to locate a Woodford conveyancing practice on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Woodford.
We're in Woodford, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is HSBC , and our lawyer is on the HSBC conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the HSBC conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.
I opted to have a survey completed on a property in Woodford in advance of retaining solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor advised that some lenders may refuse to grant a loan on this type of house.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Woodford. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
Taking into account that I will soon part with over three hundred thousand on a garden flat in Woodford I wish to have a conversation with the lawyer about myhome move prior to appointing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?
This is something that we recommend - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the solicitor who will be conducting your property ownership legalities in Woodford.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique individual, not a file number. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are provided with for residential conveyancing in Woodford should be the figure that you are charged.
Your search tool is useful but there are many lawyers listed near Woodford being on the mortgage company conveyancing panel. It would be a lot more helpful if you could recommend a specific firm on the mortgage company approved panel?
We do not recommend specific Woodford firms as the right Woodford conveyancing firm for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with Woodford knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. We recommend that you speak to 3 or 4 lawyers listed before you make your choice..