We have very pushy vendors who has recommended a preliminary agreement with a deposit 10k. Is it wise to enter into such agreements?
There are two main concerns with entering into any lock out agreement (occasionally termed an exclusivity agreement) is that it diverts attention away from making progress with the conveyancing work, so in the absence of it needing limited or no negotiation then it may turn out to be a cause of frustration and delay. It is not strongly advocated amongst Workington conveyancing lawyers for this reason. A further negative is the extent of the remedies available - an aggrieved purchaser is very unlikely to obtain injunctive relief to prohibit the owner selling to another buyer, so the only remedy available under the agreement will be the recovery of abortive charges and, in rare situations, the additional payment of damages.
We see that you have a search directory identifying solicitors on the UBS conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Workington?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the UBS conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Workington.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Workington?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Workington. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business property in Workington and how can your lawyers assist?
The 1954 Act affords a safeguard to business tenants, giving them the a statutory right to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease comes to an end. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Workington is one of the numerous locations in which our lawyers have offices
I have been sourcing a conveyancing lawyer in Workington for my sale. Can I see a solicitor's complaints history with the profession’s regulator?
Members of the public may see documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from inquisitions commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find information Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor telephone calls for training purposes.