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Ready to buy a new home in Alfriston? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Alfriston conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Alfriston

IfI was to acquire a straightforward propertyin Alfriston for cash and dispense with a survey and no conveyancing searches how much should I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Alfriston?

Any savings you would gain will be isolated to the Alfriston conveyancing searches. The solicitor still got to do everything else - money laundering, liaising with your vendors solicitor, stamp duty return, register the ownership etc. You might save a bit for them not needing to register a mortgage however it will not be significant.

is it true that all Alfriston solicitor practices on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel are regulated by the SRA?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Leeds Building Society approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the SRA. The majority of banks do list licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the practice would be overseen by the CLC.

I am purchasing a property in Alfriston. An unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Bank of Ireland have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?

As your lender is Bank of Ireland your lawyer must check the conveyancing requirements contained in Section two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Bank of Ireland. The CML Handbook sets out minimum provisions for solar panel roof-space leases, and lawyers are required to report to Bank of Ireland where a lease does not meet these specifications. The provisions relate to the installation of panels on properties countrywide and is not isolated to Alfriston.

I recently had an offer accepted on a house in Alfriston. My financial adviser pressured me to appoint their solicitor. I paid an advanced payment of £175. Shortly after, the solicitor contacted me embarrassingly acknowledging that they were not on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Clydesdale panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

I need some quick conveyancing in Alfriston as I am faced with an ultimatum to complete inside 3 weeks. Thankfully I do not need a mortgage. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are not getting a home loan you have the choice not to do searches although no conveyancer would advise that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Alfriston the following are instances of issues that can appear and adversely affect future mortgageability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Alfriston?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Alfriston. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

My partner has urged me to instruct his lawyers for conveyancing in Alfriston. Should I use them?

There are no two ways about it the best way to choose a conveyancing solicitor is to have guidance from friends or relatives who have actually previously instructed the solicitor you're are thinking of instructing.

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