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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wool

A colleague advised me that in purchasing a property in Wool there could be various restrictions limiting what one can do in terms of external changes to a property. Is this right?

We are aware of a number of properties in Wool which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Wool should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

We were going to get a OIP from Barclays this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Barclays recommend any Wool solicitors on the Barclays conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?

You will need to appoint Wool solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Barclays conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Barclays through the process.

It is not clear whether my mortgage offer requires a lease extension. I have called my Wool bank branch on a couple of occasions and was told it wasn't an issue and they will lend. My Wool conveyancing solicitor - who is on the lender conveyancing panel- telephoned to say that they refuse to lend in accordance with their published requirements. I simply don't know who is right.

Your conveyancer has to follow the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook section two provisions for your bank. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the bank will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the mortgage company to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.

What will a local search reveal regarding the property I am purchasing in Wool?

Wool conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations for example Searchflow The local search is essential in every Wool conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search should supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (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 subject headings.

I was pointed in your direction by a few selling agents in Wool to locate a conveyancer using your seach tool. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to recommend your lawyers over and above alternative conveyancing organisations?

We don’t offer any financial incentive for sending work to this site. We thought it would be too underhand to pay a commission because members of the public would think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

I am using a search engine for the words conveyancing in Wool it brings up numerous conveyancersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable conveyancer for me?

The preferential method of finding the right conveyancer is via trusted referral, so seek the counsel of colleagues and relatives who have acquired a property in Wool or the local estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Wool vary, so it's advisable to request a minimum of four costs illustrations from varying types of solicitors. Dont forget to clarify that the fees are fixed.

What are the compelling benefits to instructing a high street solicitor in Wool

Home movers in Wool opt for a nearby high street conveyancing practitioner so that they can attend the firm’s offices if they have questions, and to collect documents without using the post.

One could argue that there exists a marginal advantage when opting for a conveyancer nearby to a premises you are purchasing, due to the in-depth knowledge of the area and potential local concerns - yet this is debatable. Most conveyancers are now over the internet and may be practically anywhere.

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