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Conveyancing in Glenfield Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/07/17

Local Glenfield attractions

Leicester All Saints Churches Conservation Trust and National Space Centre Leicester are in the vicinity of Glenfield.

Glenfield is about a mile off the M1 junction entry 21a Southbound.

Glenfield's closest airport is East Midlands Airport (14 miles). Coventry Airport is 22 miles, and Tollerton Airport is 20 miles away. Glenfield's nearest train station is Leicester at 3 miles.

The closest hospital is Glenfield Leicester.

Q.

We need to find low cost conveyancing in Glenfield. What do we need to consider?

A.

Several solicitors advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms that unknowing homeowners have not reviewed Any additional costs listed in terms and conditions ought to be fair and only apply to matters if your conveyancer must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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We are using a Leicestershire lender, and need to know which Glenfield lenders your solicitors work with. Whose panels are your solicitors on?

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The Homeward Legal partnership have solicitors who have experience working with all the major lenders providing financing to Glenfield purchasers. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Glenfield include Mortgages Made Easy, 88 Faire Rd, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8ED.

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Is gazumping accepted in Glenfield?

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Gazumping occurs when an offer is accepted, and then rejected, by the property owner, choosing instead a better offer. Although gazumping is less common in a declining market, there will always be a risk. Instructing a fast, efficient solicitor as soon as possible to handle your transaction should help to reduce the likelihood of gazumping.

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Should we opt for a firm of solicitors who usually works with by the estate agent in Wythenshawe?

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Many agents will have referral deals with solicitors whereby they refer work, however, such referrals should be compared against alternatives, as an agent may decide to recommend the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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Do I need to get searches for chancel liability if we are buying close by rectory grounds in Glenfield?

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In Glenfield, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to fund upkeep of an old church building. As a result of the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land in Glenfield must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Glenfield church lands where chancel liability may apply include St Peter.

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Is homewardlegal.co.uk set up to very fast completions on residential property auction conveyancing in Glenfield?

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Our team specialise in auctions and regularly act for sellers at auction. It is a sensible decision for buyers to instruct the lawyer as fast as possible to allow sufficient time for a full investigation of the legal documents in advance of the auction.

Post auction day arrives your dedicated lawyer is absolutely prepared for completing the legal side of things inside as short a time frame as typically required .

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How do I check if the Glenfield conservation area is in a poor state?

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English Heritage, a government body, now maintain records of the condition of conservation areas in Glenfield and throughout England. Conservation areas are specified by Leicester who preside over conservation area concerns from including things like back illuminated signs, loft extensions and paths.

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For fast legal work on the purchase of a £807k house, how could we speed up the process?

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Crucial to buying faster is to use a communicative property lawyer. When choosing a property lawyer, you should ask yourself the following: Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis? Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?

 
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