My mortgage broker has requested my Birmingham and the Black Country law firm’s panel member for the Santander conveyancing panel. How do I discover this. I have tried my local Birmingham and the Black Country office but they have not responded to me.
You are best placed to get this information from your Birmingham and the Black Country conveyancing practitioner . Most Birmingham and the Black Country conveyancing practices will retain a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each lender.
My Solicitor in Birmingham and the Black Country has never been on on the National Westminster Bank Conveyancing Panel. Can I still use my family solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the National Westminster Bank panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?
Your options are as follows:
- Complete the purchase with your existing Birmingham and the Black Country solicitors but National Westminster Bank will need to instruct a solicitor on their list of acceptable firms. This will inevitably rack up the total conveyancing fees and result in delays.
- Choose a new solicitor to act in the conveyancing, remembering to check they are Persuade your lawyer to use their best endeavours to join the National Westminster Bank conveyancing panel
We are buying a property and the solicitor has raised the issue of Chancel Repair to which the property could be liable because it falls into the area of such a church. She has mentioned insurance. Is this strictly required for conveyancing in Birmingham and the Black Country
Unless a prior acquisition of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you could assume that lawyers handling conveyancing in Birmingham and the Black Country to continue to propose a a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Birmingham and the Black Country is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Birmingham and the Black Country are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Birmingham and the Black Country you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Birmingham and the Black Country 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 residence.
In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my commercial property in Birmingham and the Black Country and how can your lawyers assist?
The 1954 Act affords security of tenure to business lessees, granting the right to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing solicitors who use the act to your advantage and handle your commercial conveyancing in Birmingham and the Black Country