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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Burnage

My Burnage lawyer has discovered an inconsistency when comparing the surveyor’s assumptions in the home valuation report and what is revealed within the title deeds. My solicitor informs me that he is obliged to check that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my lawyer’s approach correct?

Your conveyancing practitioner must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

When looking at online forums for an affordable lawyer in Burnage, most comment that I must use a CQS accredited lawyer. What is CQS?

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a kitemark for residential conveyancing practices issued by the Law Society. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon: * the integrity of the senior responsible officer and other key conveyancing staff * the firm's adherence to good practice management standards * compliance with prudent and efficient conveyancing processes via the scheme protocol It covers many companies who conduct conveyancing in Burnage.

I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Burnage. I now require my file however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Burnage of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Burnage is the location of the property. Can you offer any opinion?

Flying freeholds in Burnage are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Burnage you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Burnage may decide 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.

Is it possible to swap conveyancer as I have to instruct one who is on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing panel. I was using a high street conveyancing solicitor in Burnage five minutes from me but he is not accepted by Birmingham Midshires

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Burnage on the Birmingham Midshires panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we on the directory do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are fully regulated by the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Burnage. In making use of the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Burnage.

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