I am in the market for a low cost conveyancer. Do I opt for an internet conveyancer or a high street Bartley Green conveyancing solicitor?
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I have been advised by my lawyer that lack of planning permission insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Bartley Green?
The right level of lack of planning permission indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between Birmingham Midshires and Barnsley Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.
Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Skipton. Bartley Green conveyancing lawyers have been instructed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Skipton?
There is no definitive answer here. Have Skipton done the valuation? Have you advised Skipton as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Skipton conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.
HSBC have agreed my home loan in principle, my offer on a apartment in Bartley Green has been accepted, what are the next steps?
The estate agent will want to know who your solicitors are (ensure that the solicitors are on the lender’s approved list). Call up HSBC or your broker and finalise any appropriate forms. HSBC will appoint a valuer who will get in contact with the selling agent or owners to book a time for the valuation to happen. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes on average a week to receive the mortgage offer. HSBC will send the offer to you and your conveyancers. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Bartley Green.
My wife and I have a terraced Edwardian house in Bartley Green. Conveyancing lawyer represented me and National Westminster Bank. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same address. Is it worth asking National Westminster Bank to clarify?
You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Bartley Green and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the purchase.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Bartley Green is the location of the property. Is there any advice you can give?
Flying freeholds in Bartley Green are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Bartley Green you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Bartley Green may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.
I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for purchase conveyancing in Bartley Green. I have discover a web site which appears to be the perfect answer If it is possible to get all this stuff done via phone that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?