Personal v Official
Property searches are your way of ensuring that the property you intend to buy doesn’t have any nasty surprises in store for you.
Buying a property is probably the largest and most important purchase that the majority of people make. It’s the largest purchase simply because property prices are as high as they are here in theUK. It’s the most important, (a) because of the huge sums of money involved, (and therefore the risk you expose yourself to), and (b), because the property is likely to be either your family home for many years to come; your place of work, or sometimes a combination of both.
There are a number of searches carried out by your conveyancing solicitor and these will vary from area to area, however, there are two searches that will be carried out irrespective of where you are or the type of property you are buying. These are the Local Authority Search and the Water and Drainage Search. Continue reading
Leasehold property – What are the issues?
Buying a leasehold property, whether for use as a home or place of work, is a serious undertaking. There are many legal implications to be considered, which is why it is important to instruct a good conveyancing solicitor to act on your behalf. Back in 1998, we at Langley Wellington recognised the need in the marketplace for a quality conveyancing service, and as a result the Cotswold Conveyancing Centre was launched.
Cotswold Conveyancing employs some of the best conveyancing staff in the business, and they have helped thousands of clients to date to successfully complete on their property transactions, always making sure that their clients’ interests were observed and met. Continue reading
Buying a new build property?
Buying a property is always an exciting and challenging prospect, but when you opt for a brand new build, you need to take extra care to ensure that the finished item is built to specification, that it meets your expectations, and that all of the appropriate checks and legal obligations have been fulfilled by the builder.
Here at Langley Wellington conveyancing, we are committed to ensuring that our clients not only get good value for money, but that best practice is maintained in order to promote excellence, not only in build quality, but in the legal process that conveyancing facilitates, to certify that correct due process has been observed. In order to help our prospective clients to achieve the right end result in the least stressful way, we have compiled a short list of things to look out for. Continue reading