Please tell us why sale conveyancing legal work requires weeks?
The conveyancing process may be exposed to significant delays. Homeward Legal understand how frustrating these are and seek to minimise their cost by proactively handling all enquiries.
What does 'fixtures and fittings' relate to?
Property buyers are regularly frustrated by a lack of clarity over what fixtures and fittings are included. The fixtures and fittings form is intended to avoid confusion, stating what is included with the sale.
What do I get for my money from an estate agent?
A good estate agent will be able to bring their local knowledge into your transaction and reduce the amount of stress you might experience as part of the whole moving experience.
Although it might seem that agents do very little for their clients, they will help you set the sale price for your home by using their knowledge of similar properties, a large part will involve marketing your home by expressing it in its best light online and through fliers, phone calls and emails, etc., they will conduct viewings with ay interested potential buyers, manage the negotiations on the offers as they come in and, by law, they will also have to take all necessary steps to ensure the buyer is serious about entering into the contract to purchase the property when an offer is made.
However good you believe your chosen estate agent to be, you should take time to read through the terms and conditions thoroughly to understand what you’re paying them and what you’re going to get for your money.
The internet has a multitude of online books about doing your own legal work. Do we necessarily need to spend money on a Newington property solicitor for my move?
There are no reasons why a home mover cant adopt a DIY approach and conduct the legal work without Newington lawyer. That said, a solicitor juggles a huge array of activities including interpreting replies to enquiries and reading the lease many of which really need training. Essentially amateur lawyers will not be covered by the applicable cover which practicing legal practices are required by their regulator to take out.
Conveyancing searches are all well and good but with recent events such as the extensive flooding in the UK in April 2012 are they comfort enough to identify enough about the changing risk of flooding in Newington?
An experienced property lawyer in Newington will carry out environmental searches if the standard searches establishes a significant risk Newington flood risk.
For added area background might be able to contact a future neighbour.