Do I need to make use of a solicitors firm suggested by my agent?
Both agents and mortgage brokers may refer a solicitor. However, if they are paid a referral fee, it may be the case that the agent recommends the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.
Would it be imprudent to take care of DIY conveyancing myself.
Should you want to have a go you can feasibly do the bulk of the if not all of the legal work without a professional conveyancing solicitor in Llantwit Major. Critically have a go conveyancers will not have suitable indemnity insurance that legal firms are duty bound to be covered by.
Is the buyer or seller responsible for the searches?>
It is you, as the buyer, who is responsible for checking that all is well with the property you are buying. This is why your conveyancing solicitor will order a set of standard searches (Local Authority, Water and Drainage, Environmental, and Chancel Repair – these are also the searches requited by your mortgage lender), plus additional searches dependent on the property, recommendations from the surveyor in the survey report, and the location and history of the area.
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Apparently, caesium soil contamination may be an issue in Llantwit Major. Can you advise?
The risks posed by soil contamination to Llantwit Major inhabitants are usually low. Metal contamination of soil in Llantwit Major is more likely to occur near waste treatment sites. Data on other contaminants, like ammonia, will also be included in an environmental search.
Nationwide Building Society is our lender, what will we need to know?
Some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. We, however, are able to act for the majority of lenders.
Which local authority is responsible for Llantwit Major?
Llantwit Major is located in South Oxfordshire District Council, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8ED, phone: 01491 823 002