We are buying a flat in Bedminster. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a solicitor? On completion day we have to deposit funds into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our deposit?
Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.
I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Yorkshire BS. Bedminster conveyancing solicitors are instructed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Yorkshire BS?
Some lenders take longer than others. Have Yorkshire BS done the valuation? Have you informed Yorkshire BS as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.
About to purchase apartment in Bedminster. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Bedminster solicitor is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel.
A friend suggested that where I am buying in Bedminster I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
A search of this type is sometimes included in the estimate for your Bedminster conveyancing searches. It is a large document of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing important information about Bedminster around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Bedminster Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Bedminster.
four months have elapsed since my purchase conveyancing in Bedminster took place. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the asset from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Bedminster. I've discover a web site which looks to be the perfect offering If it is possible to get all the legals completed via web that would be ideal. Do I need to be wary? What should out be looking out for?
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?
I am an executor of my recently deceased mum’s Will, with a property in Bedminster which is to be marketed. The bungalow is unregistered at HMLR and I'm advised that some EAs will insist that it is done before they'll move forward. What's the procedure for this?
In the situation you refer to it seems advisable to apply to register in the names of the personal representative(s) as named in the probate and in their capacity as PRs. HMLR’s online guidance explains how to register for the first time and what is required re the deeds and forms. You would need to include and official copy of the probate as well and complete the form FR1 to refer to the PRs as the applicant.