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Find a Blaenau Gwent Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blaenau Gwent

I am one month into the sale of my home in Blaenau Gwent and the EA has just text me to advise that the purchasers are swapping conveyancer. I am told that this is due to the fact that the mortgage company will only deal with property lawyers on their approved list. On what basis would a major lender only deal with certain solicitors rather the firm that they want to select to handle their conveyancing in Blaenau Gwent ?

UK lenders have always had panels of law firms that can act for them, but in the past few years big names such as HSBC, have considered and reduced their conveyancing panel– in some cases removing conveyancing firms who have worked with them for more than 15 years.

Lending institutions blame a rise in fraud by way of justification for the reduction – criteria have been tightened as a smaller panel is easier to maintain. No lender will say how many solicitors have been dropped, claiming the information is commercially sensitive, but the Law Society says it is hearing daily from firms that have been removed from panels. Some do not even realise they have been dropped until contacted by a borrower who has instructed them as might be the situation in your buyers' case. Your buyers are not going to have any sway in the decision.

Would the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend conduct right to buy conveyancing in Blaenau Gwent?

We work with plenty of conveyancing practitioners carrying out right to buy conveyancing Please e-mail the conveyancers listed with a view to secure a costs illustration.

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I need this when purchasing a residence in Blaenau Gwent? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that house owners living in a parish church boundary may be liable to contribute towards maintenance to the chancel within the church. Is this appropriate for conveyancing in Blaenau Gwent?

Unless a previous acquisition of the premises completed after 12 October 2013 you can assume that solicitors delivering conveyancing in Blaenau Gwent to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Blaenau Gwent is the location of the property. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Blaenau Gwent are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Blaenau Gwent you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Blaenau Gwent may determine 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.

I need to find a lender panel solicitor in Blaenau Gwent. Can you assist?

Unfortunately it’s not apparent why you need a Blaenau Gwent panel solicitor but in any event, if you can not find one on our search tool you will need to speak directly to the bank to find out which solicitors in Blaenau Gwent are on their panel . If you do find such a firm in Blaenau Gwent not listed please direct them to our site to list. At a fee of one pound per month it is not expensive to register on the site

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