Can you explain why conveyancing requires weeks?
Conveyancing may be obstructed. Homeward Legal aim to minimise their effect wherever possible by driving the transaction forward.
We are buying a house with National Westminster Bank, what will I need to consider?
Some lenders have decreased the number of firms on their approved panel. For purchasers, this can result in significantly higher conveyancing costs. We will act for the vast majority of lenders.
Having heard about the terrible flooding in the UK in April 2012, I am concerned that environmental searches won't be detailed enough?
A qualified Alperton property lawyer will advise you to get additional conveyancing and environmental searches if the standard conveyancing searches determine a any kind of Alperton flood risk.
Why not get in touch with a neighbour for some further peace of mind if still concerned.
With a property ready to buy , can we guarantee a fast exchange and completion?
As is often argued, a fast conveyancing transaction is key is to employing a proactive property lawyer. There are several tasks you as the buyer can also do to speed up your conveyancing. These include:
- keeping in regular contact with your property lawyer
- responding to your property lawyer by phone, fax or email wherever possible
- arranging any finances require to complete the purchase
Is there a benefit to going to auction over a standard estate agent sale?
The majority of homes sold via an estate agent will be in a reasonable condition and usually modernised, whereas auction properties will often require a lot of modernisation or structural work before it can be lived in. That’s not to say you can’t use either for your sale, of course, irrespective of the state of the property.
Whichever option you choose, you should line up a focused, proactive solicitor on a fixed-fee agreement protected by a ‘No Completion, No Fee’ guarantee. You should appoint them as early as possible, too, so that the conveyancing work can start immediately – this is particularly important for auctions, as there is usually a four-week completion stipulation on its sale.
At Homeward Legal, we offer you’re the best quality service on all types of sale and purchase, including auctions, for competitively low fees protected by our 'No Completion, No Fee' guarantee. Try our online quote calculator or call our team on 0800 038 6699.