What are Southampton 'conveyancing searches'?
Searches are standard queries requested by the conveyancing solicitor, such as a brine search. Searches are very useful whether buying with a mortgage or not, but refer specifically to legal considerations.
What are Southampton 'conveyancing searches' and do I really need them?
Searches are standard legal queries which are requested by the conveyancing solicitor, and include a Flood Search, Environment Search and so on. These searches are not only mandatory if you are buying with a mortgage, but are also very useful to figure out if the property is at risk and worth its asking price, whether you are buying with a mortgage or not.
Read our short guide to conveyancing searches if you would like to learn more.
If we are intending to buy near Southampton, in the parish of Farlington, do we need a chancel search?
A solicitor could recommend a chancel search, regardless of the parish in which the home being purchased is located. In Southampton's much older areas, chancel repair may be imposed on the current owners of a home where church councils may have not done so in the past.
We have a requirement to exchange on the conveyancing process on our refurbished leasehold flat asap, are you fast Southampton conveyancers ?
Sometimes conveyancing lawyers can be too sluggish which can add a lot of stress to the house selling process.
Our method is different - we use the very latest practice management systems . Importantly we always allocate you a conveyancing property lawyer practiced at proactively exert pressure throughout the buyer and seller chain .
Which local authority is in charge of Southampton?
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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.