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    • romeo21
    • By romeo21 18th Oct 16, 4:21 PM
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    Solicitor fee
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    • 18th Oct 16, 4:21 PM
    Solicitor fee 18th Oct 16 at 4:21 PM
    Hi all, i have just pulled out of a sale before exchange and the solicitor wants to charge me their fee because i was close to exchange. is this right?
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    • Kynthia
    • By Kynthia 18th Oct 16, 4:23 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 4:23 PM
    Your solicitor has been working on your case for weeks or months. Unless you had a no sale no fee contract with them then why wouldn't they want paying for the work they've done?
    Don't listen to me, I'm no expert!
    • ACG
    • By ACG 18th Oct 16, 4:24 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 4:24 PM
    Have they done the work you instructed them to?
    Did they offer a no completion no fee guarantee?

    What would you do if you do your job and at the end of the week your boss said he didnt need you to do the work you had carried out so hes not paying you?
    I am a Mortgage Adviser
    You should note that this site doesn't check my status as a mortgage adviser, so you need to take my word for it. This signature is here as I follow MSE's Mortgage Adviser Code of Conduct. Any posts on here are for information and discussion purposes only and shouldn't be seen as financial advice.
    • Scottycameron1
    • By Scottycameron1 18th Oct 16, 4:26 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 4:26 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 4:26 PM
    If your not legally obligated to pay then don't...
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