Conveyancing In Newbury Park Q & A's
Does homewardlegal.co.uk deal with the legal conveyancing of property auction properties in Newbury Park?
Our company is used to working with auction buyers and sellers. It is not unusual for unusually constructed buildings are listed in auctions and these will want greater legwork before exchange. Lawyers therefore strongly advise purchasers to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in advance of the property auction date for a title report of the auction legal papers.
Subsequently, immediately after the auction day itself, the solicitor is ready for swiftly finish the purchase inside 28 days after exchange as usually required by the standard auction conditions.
Do we need to use the conveyancing suggested by the estate agent?
Estate agent referrals are a common practice way for home buyers to find a solicitor. However, if they are paid a referral fee, there is a risk that the agent may suggest the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not a firm with local expertise and a solid reputation.
What do I provide to the solicitor on my house sale?
The list of documents required is quite simple, but will be required at different stages of the process (but ideally any forms should be completed and returned on the day of receipt and preferably delivered by hand or email).
- Proof of id
- Title deeds (if you have them; they might be lodged with the solicitor who handled the purchase of the property you are selling, or the mortgage company)
- Fixtures and Fittings Form (TA10)
- Property Information Form (TA6) – information on boundaries, disputes and complaints with neighbours, notices and proposals, alterations and planning consents, building regulations, electricity and gas certificates, guarantees and warranties, insurance, environmental matters affecting the property, rights and informal arrangements, parking, other charges, services, connection to utilities and services, and transaction information
- Copies of documents referenced in the PIF
- Leasehold or shared freehold documents
- Management Information Pack
- Energy Performance Certificate
Providing all this documentation as quickly as possible, as well as responding to arising questions throughout the conveyancing within a couple of hours will help to speed the conclusion of your transaction up considerably.
How much time should conveyancing generally take, in your experience? I already have an offer.
In general, the length of time needed to sell or purchase property will vary. This is based on a number of issues affecting the property, such as the tenure of the property. With our solicitors, the matter is undertaken with the utmost care and speed.
We are in a contract race situation, and need guarantee fast conveyancing, how could we speed up our move?
Essential to a fast conveyancing transaction is to use a proactive property lawyer. Additionally, there are numerous things you as the purchaser could do to get moving sooner, such as, calling or emailing your property lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays, arranging your mortgage offer and replying to your property lawyer by phone, fax or email.