What local factors can impact land in Kew. Will they be checked for thoroughly?
Several contaminants caused by environmental factors can ruin land, and factors including petroleum and fuel sites should be reported on during conveyancing searches.
If I’m putting my furniture and other things in storage, will the process take longer?
There shouldn’t be any reason why your move would take longer than a standard removal if you are pitting your belongings into storage. In fact, in some instances, it might be beneficial for the chain and your completion on the sale, since you are likely to incur fewer delays in the process because you can put your furniture and other things in storage before the event.
Whatever your plans, it’s worth mentioning them to your conveyancing solicitor so that they know the logistics on the day of completion, and may even be able to provide advice and pointers on what to consider before the day to ensure things move more smoothly.
Should I make use of the solicitors firm offered by my agent?
Both agents and mortgage brokers will often endorse a conveyancer. However, if the agent is paid a fee by the solicitor, some agents may 'recommend' the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.
What are the benefits of an online solicitor against a high street firm?
Many commentators and bloggers have suggested that you get so much more from online conveyancers because they have access to state-of-the-art applications to manage their cases and use the latest communication technology.
However, there is nothing stopping high street conveyancing firms from adopting such technology. And they will have a wealth of experience and knowledge of the local area that they can bring to bear on your transaction.
It all comes down to what they offer and how they go about their business. You should get a selection of quotes and read through the terms and conditions in detail to understand the comparisons between what they offer and how much they are going to charge you for the service.
If you choose Homeward Legal, you not only get an experienced proactive solicitor but also access to the latest technology and local knowledge. Call us now on 0800 038 6699 to find out more.
Bookshops now have plenty of publications giving details on doing the legal work yourself e.g. House Buying, Selling and Conveyancing: How to Save Estate Agent and Solicitor Fees When Buying or Selling Property . Do we have to use conveyancing solicitor in Kew ?
Technically, there is no argument at all why a home seller should not conduct the legal work yourself. However, a lawyer is familiar with a huge array of roles from ranging from interpreting replies to enquiries and communicating with managing agents some of which require a qualified solicitor. Despite that firms and their solicitors are required by their regulator to obtain indemnity cover that protects you from any professional omissions on the part of the solicitor.