I am purchasing a Coulsdon home with Barclays Bank, what do I need to check?
Some lenders have reduced the number of firms able to act for them. Homeward Legal, however, are able to act for many lenders in the UK.
Our estate agent in Coulsdon has named the conveyancing. Is it a good idea to use this solicitor?
An agent in Coulsdon may refer a conveyancing solicitor, however, such referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as the agent may prefer to suggest the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the best value for you.
What average time should I expect it to take my assigned solicitor to complete all of the legal process for a semi detached Victorian property in Coulsdon?
Completion can take anywhere from a month to three months dependent on various factors e.g. the speed of the vendors lawyer, or whether your solicitor has to act for your lender.
Do it yourself conveyancing without the support of a conveyancing solicitor in Coulsdon is becoming possible when buying a flat. However really be wise ?
There is no reason why a buyer should not do the conveyancing on your own. That said, a solicitor in Coulsdon typically handles a huge array of exercises such as liaising with the insolvency office for k15 entries or apportioning ground rents some of which require experience. However legal firms are liable to be required to be covered by suitable cover in order to protect you from any professional negligence.
What type of analysis regarding the uncertain risk of floods in Croydon will the conveyancing solicitor in Coulsdon advise on for an Edwardian house we intend to purchase?
Your conveyancer conducts property conveyancing searches that incorporate Coulsdon flood risk data. An inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more in-depth dedicated flood risk search, for instance the Landmark search, will often be recommended by your Coulsdon conveyancing solicitor if the results of the environmental search indicate a flood risk. At the time of writing (23/02/13) publication on the UK Environment Agency don’t reveal any flood warnings in the Coulsdon area.