Do the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site execute auction conveyancing in Aston?
There are a few niche lawyers we can connect you with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Aston is just one of hundreds of locations in which our lawyers are based.
I am in the process of mortgaging my flat in Aston, does my lawyer have to be on the RBS Solicitor panel?
There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but RBS will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with an additional lawyer added to the mix, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.
Is it the case that all Aston solicitors on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel are overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?
As solicitors, in order to be on the Kent Reliance approved list of solicitors they would need to be regulated by the SRA. Many lenders do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in that case the practice would be overseen by the CLC.
My husband and I have organised a further advance on our mortgage from Principality as we intend to carry out renovations to our house in Aston. Do we need to choose a nearby Aston solicitor on the Principality conveyancing panel to handle the legals?
Principality would not normally instruct a member of their conveyancing panel to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Principality panel.
My offer on a semi in Aston has been accepted, the sellers do nevertheless have a connected purchase. The owners have placed an offer on a property, however it’s not yet agreed to, and have viewings of other properties booked. I have instructed a nearby conveyancing solicitor in Aston. What should be my next step? At what point should I apply for the mortgage with RBS?
It is normal to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur expenses too early (home loan application is approx one thousand pounds, then survey, Aston conveyancing search fees, etc). First, you should check that your lawyer is on the RBS approved list. As to the next phase this very much depends on the uniqueness of your case, motivation for the property and on the state of the market. During a hot market some buyers will apply for a home loan with RBS and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they pay their conveyancing practitioner to move forward with the conveyancing in Aston.
I am buying a house and the lawyer has referenced Chancel Repair for which the property may be obligated to pay as it falls into the area of such a church. She has suggested insurance. Is this strictly appropriate for conveyancing in Aston
Unless a previous purchase of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you could take it that lawyers handling conveyancing in Aston to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.
My father has recommend that I appoint his conveyancers in Aston. Do I follow his guidance?
No doubt it’s preferable to find a conveyancing lawyer is to seek feedback from friends or relatives who have experience in using the conveyancer that you are contemplating using.