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Find a Biggleswade Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Biggleswade

Can I use your services to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Biggleswade even where I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for example where I wish to acquire a shop in Biggleswade with a mortgage from Chelsea Building Society?

Our comparison service is predominantly used to select domestic conveyancing solicitors in Biggleswade but we have set out towards the end of this page some Biggleswade commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the company directly to check if they are also authorised to represent Chelsea Building Society

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unseasoned as a 1st time purchaser of a garden flat in Biggleswade. Do I receive the keys to the premises on completion from my lawyer? If this is the case, I will appoint a local conveyancing solicitor in Biggleswade?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will transfer the completion advance to the seller's lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be called to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and move into your new home. Usually this happens between 1 and 3pm.

A friend informed me that in buying a property in Biggleswade there may be various restrictions preventing external changes to the property. Is this right?

We are aware of a number of properties in Biggleswade which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Biggleswade should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

When it comes to lenders such as Leeds Building Society, do Biggleswade conveyancers have to pay a yearly amount to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any bank fees to register on their list of approved firms, although some do charge an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Biggleswade. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Biggleswade

    If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

What tools are available to search for a Biggleswade law firm on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing panel? I have a car and am willing to travel upto 25miles to meet the solicitor.

You can use the facility on this page. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of Biggleswade conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have listed some Biggleswade conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can telephone them to check if they are on the Birmingham Midshires approved list

My solicitor in Biggleswade is asking me for identification documents stating that this is part of his legal duty as a solicitor on the mortgage company Conveyancing panel. Is this right?

Due to Money Laundering Regulations your conveyancing lawyer is duty bound to confirm positively your identification when entering into a business relationship with you. It is a criminal offence if your lawyer not do this. If you do not provide ID early in the transaction the solicitor must refuse to act for you. It’s unlikely a lawyer will turn you away if you come to the first meeting without relevant ID but you will have to produce it at some point so you might as well bring it with you to the initial meeting so the lawyer can tick the ID verification box and start sorting out the conveyancing straight away. If you are getting a mortgage, your lawyer also has to check ID documents to satisfy the mortgage company. This is not specific to conveyancing in Biggleswade

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