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Find a Bishop Auckland Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bishop Auckland

I can't travel far from Bishop Auckland. I would like to know the reason why all Bishop Auckland conveyancers are not on all mortgage company panels?

Lenders tend to impose restrictions on either the type or the number of conveyancing practices on their panel. Frequent examples of such criteria being that a firm needs to have at least two partners. As well as restricting the type of firm, some have decided to restrict the size of their panel they use to represent them. You should note that lenders have no liability for the accuracy of service provided by any Bishop Auckland conveyancer on their panel. Property fraud was a key driver in the reduction of conveyancing panels in the last decade notwithstanding that there are contrary thoughts about the extent of solicitor involvement in some of that fraud. Statistics published by the Land Registry indicates that thousands of law firms only conduct a couple of conveyances annually. Those advocating conveyancing panel pruning question why law firms should have claim to be listed on a conveyancing panel when clearly conveyancing is not their speciality?

Having sold my house in Bishop Auckland last November but our buyer keeps whats apping daily complaining that her conveyancer is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale formalities following completion?

Following your house sale your solicitor should forward the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Where relevant, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the mortgage has been paid off to the purchasers lawyers. There are no post completion tasks specific conveyancing in Bishop Auckland.

Do I have to attend the offices of the solicitor to execute the legal charge? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Bishop Auckland so that I can pop in to their offices if required.

Most conveyancing panel lawyers for mortgage companies carry out their communications through the post, internet or over the phone. This means that they can undertake the conveyancing transaction no matter where you live in the country. However you can check if you can still book an appointment to visit conveyancing lawyer if just in case this is required.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Bishop Auckland?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Bishop Auckland. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

I have been advised by a number of property agents in Bishop Auckland to locate a conveyancer using your seach tool. Is there a financial upside for Estate Agents to promote your services over and above a competitor’s?

We refuse to offer any referral fee for pointing buyers and sellers in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission as home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

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