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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Yaxley

The Yaxley conveyancing firm handling our Yaxley conveyancing has discovered a discrepancy when comparing the assumptions in the home valuation survey and what is in the title deeds. My lawyer informs me that he is duty bound to check that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is content to go ahead. Is my conveyancer’s approach correct?

Your lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

We are purchasing a terrace house in Yaxley. We would like to carry out a loft conversion at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to determine if these alterations are permitted?

Your property lawyer should review the deeds as conveyancing in Yaxley can sometimes reveal restrictions in the title documents which prevent certain changes or require the permission of a 3rd party. Many additions require local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.

Can I be sure that the Yaxley conveyancing solicitor on the UBS panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Yaxley getting recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always advise that you speak with the solicitor handling your conveyancing.

My partner and I are in the throws of viewing apartments in Yaxley and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a conveyancer appointed at this stage? I will be getting a home loan with Yorkshire BS.

You should start requesting conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the EA. Given that you are getting a mortgage with Yorkshire BS, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Yaxley. Now, I need my documents but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do call 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 Yaxley of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Yaxley. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Yaxley

    Please supply a car parking plan. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified.

I am due to review estimates for conveyancing in Yaxley from numerous property lawyer and decide on one. Should I tell them to sit tight until I I have an offer accepted on a house.

You should wait to ask your conveyancing practitioner to open a file and order searches once the offer has been accepted on the property particularly as Yaxley conveyancing searches are not cheap.

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