lenderpanel

Find a Battlesbridge Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

Only LenderPanel.com provides a subset of authorised Battlesbridge conveyancers for over 130 lenders.


Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battlesbridge

My partner and I are purchasing our first property. Our lawyer has calledto enquire if we wish to take out additional conveyancing searches. As novices we have no idea as to what's needed for conveyancing in Battlesbridge

The extent of Battlesbridge conveyancing searches depends primarily on the property, the location, the possibility of any of these risks, your familiarity of the locality and risks, your overall appetite to risk. What is important is that you properly comprehend what information the searches could supply. You may then make a decision if you consider that you need that search. Should you be in doubt, ask the solicitor to offer guidance.

We just had an offer accepted to buy with Earl Shilton BS. We have called around locally yet cant to find a Battlesbridge conveyancing firm on the Earl Shilton BS approved list. Can you help?

You should make use of the search tool on this page. Pick the lender and type Battlesbridge or your preferred area and you will discover numerous solicitors offices in Battlesbridge or nearest you.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Battlesbridge

There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Battlesbridge and Solicitor practices in Battlesbridge who provide Conveyancing services It is important to make clear that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in transferring property. Both can conduct associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.

It is not clear whether my lender requires a lease extension. I have telephoned my Battlesbridge building society branch on numerous occasions and was told it does not impact the mortgage offer and they would lend. My Battlesbridge conveyancing solicitor - who is on the lender conveyancing panel- telephoned to say that they will not lend in accordance with their UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook minimum lease term requirements. I simply don't know who is right.

Your property lawyer has to comply with the CML Handbook section two provisions for your bank. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the lender will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the lender to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.

Aldermore have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a property in Battlesbridge has been accepted, now what?

Your property agent will need to be advised as to your property lawyer's details (ensure that the solicitors are on the bank’s approved list). Contact Aldermore or the broker and complete any relevant forms. Aldermore will instruct a valuer who will get in touch with the estate agent or seller to book an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes on average ten days to get a mortgage offer. Aldermore will send the offer to you and your property lawyers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Battlesbridge.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Battlesbridge is the location of the property. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Battlesbridge are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Battlesbridge you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Battlesbridge may decide 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 premises.

What if there is a problem with one of the searches for my conveyancing in Battlesbridge?

Normally, almost all concerns disclosed in Battlesbridge conveyancing search results can be handled ahead of completion or title insurance can be obtained. You need to remember that even though you are buying the premises and may be willing to accept the search results, your lender may not, and when all said and done they have the word say.

Last updated

Find out more about how flying freehold can affect your the value of a property.