Find a Bedford Hill Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bedford Hill

Unfortunately I am unable to travel far from Bedford Hill. I would like to know the understand why all Bedford Hill property lawyers aren't included on all bank panels?

As inequitable as it may seem for lenders to limit who can act for them, from the public’s or conveyancer’s viewpoint, the other side of the coin is that lenders are increasingly anxious and consider it essential to protect them against illegal activities. As a consequence of this concern banks are limiting their panel of approved conveyancing lawyers to a manageable size.

As someone with no idea as to the Bedford Hill conveyancing process what is the number one tip you can impart concerning the legal transfer of property in Bedford Hill

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Bedford Hill or throughout England and Wales is often a confrontational experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is an abundance of room for conflict between you and others involved in the ownership transfer. E.g., the vendor, selling agent and sometimes your bank. Choosing a law firm for your conveyancing in Bedford Hill is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the legal process whose interest is to look after your best interests and to protect you.

Sometimes a third party with a vested interest will attempt to persuade you that you should follow their advice. As an example, the selling agent may claim to be assisting by suggesting your solicitor is slow. Or your mortgage broker may tell you to do something that is against your conveyancers recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

I require fast conveyancing in Bedford Hill as I have an ultimatum to complete in less than one month. Thankfully I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a mortgage free purchaser you have the choice not to have searches carried out although no lawyer would suggest that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Bedford Hill the following are instances of what can appear and adversely affect future mortgageability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Fees, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

I have been sourcing a conveyancing practitioner in Bedford Hill for my house move. Is there any facility to see a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?

Anyone can review documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from investigations commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor call for training requirements.

I own a leasehold house in Bedford Hill. Conveyancing and Coventry Building Society mortgage went though with no issue. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing practitioner in Bedford Hill who previously acted has long since retired. What should I do?

First contact HMLR to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is indeed the new freeholder. You do not need to instruct a Bedford Hill conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for a few pound. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

We have reached the end of our tether in trying to reach an agreement for a lease extension in Bedford Hill. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

in cases where there is a absentee landlord or where there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the LVT to calculate the price.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Bedford Hill property is First Floor Flat 152a Ramsden Road in June 2009. The net result of the tribunals calculation produced a premium payable of £23,975. This case was in relation to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 56.67 years.

Last updated

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