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Find a Canvey Island Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Canvey Island

My mortgage broker has asked me for my Canvey Island law firm’s panel member for the Nationwide conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I obtain this. I have e-mailed my local Canvey Island branch but they have not got back to me yet.

The sensible thing to do is ask for this information from your Canvey Island conveyancing practitioner . They keep a central record lender panel numbers.

Having invested time scouring online forums for a conveyancing solicitor in Canvey Island, many advise that I must use a CQS kitemarked lawyer. Can you explain what CQS is?

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the recognised kitemark for legal experts in the legal transfer of properties, trusted by some of the UK's major lenders. Four years ago the Conveyancing Quality Scheme was officially recognised by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). CQS is not a scheme offered by the Society for Licensed Conveyancers. Canvey Island is one of the many areas of the UK where there are CQS solicitors.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial estate in Canvey Island?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Canvey Island will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Canvey Island. The search result provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Canvey Island.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Canvey Island it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can cause delays to Canvey Island commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Canvey Island.

How does conveyancing in Canvey Island differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Canvey Island approach us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is finished. This is because builders in Canvey Island typically purchase the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Canvey Island or who has acted in the same development.

I have been recommended by a couple of local selling agents in Canvey Island to get a quote from a conveyancer using your seach tool. Is there a financial advantage for Estate Agents to promote your services over a competitor’s?

We refuse to offer any referral fee for pointing buyers and sellers to this site. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission as members of the public would think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

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