Britannia is our mortgage lender, what will we need to know?
Some lenders have limited the number of solicitors who can act for them. Homeward Legal are able to act for the majority of CML-approved lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.
Who do I give the appliance warranties to if they are being left at the property I’m selling?
If you are leaving what is generally termed ‘white goods’ at the property you are selling, which are still in warranty, the documentation should be given to your solicitor so that any warranties can be given to the buyer’s solicitor as part of the contract.
Note that, should you be leaving any electrical (or other) items at the property, this should be made clear on the Fixtures and Fittings Form (TA10) and agreed as early as possible between you and the buyers, particularly if you want financial recompense in so doing.
Is contaminated land an issue for many residences in Seaton?
A wide range of contaminants caused by natural and human-influenced issues may damage residential property in Seaton, and factors such as potentially contaminative use of nearby land should be reported on during conveyancing searches.
What can a Seaton conveyancing solicitor do when the property we are buying is located in a local authority conservation area and has out of place dormer windows added?
East Devon council search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) conducted by your Seaton property lawyer during the conveyancing process will see if the property is within a conservation area and evidence of local authority approval for additions to the property will be supplied.
How can a Seaton property lawyer report on the risk of local flooding in the Seaton area?
The solicitor will conduct official property conveyancing searches that will include Seaton flood risk area data. Additionally a Seaton conveyancing solicitor might possibly recommend a more detailed (e.g. Homcheck) specialist local Seaton flood risk search.