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Find a Chelmsley Wood Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chelmsley Wood

Can conveyancing in Chelmsley Wood to be concluded in a month?

In the event that you are under a tight deadline for your conveyancing we would recommend that your conveyancer is familiar with the location as they will make use of local connections and insight. It is possible that they would have conducted otherhomes in the same street. You would be best advised to use a Chelmsley Wood conveyancing solicitor. In addition, be sure that the lawyer is on the lender panel. It is said that just under twenty per cent of Chelmsley Wood conveyancing transactions are delayed or jeopardised after finding out that a purchaser’s lawyer was not on their mortgage lender’s panel. In many cases this discovery resulted in the transaction being delayed by as much as three weeks. It is said that this issue impacts in the region of one hundred thousand home moves every year. Almost all Chelmsley Wood conveyancing firms can not act for certain banks so do check at the outset.

My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Chelmsley Wood. I I am struggling to find out whether they are on the Halifax approved list of lawyers. Can you advise?

You should call your conveyancer and enquire whether they can act for the lender. Alternatively please get in touch with Halifax who may be able to help.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unexperienced as FTB of a garden flat in Chelmsley Wood. Do I collect the keys to the house on completion from my lawyer? If this is the case, I will instruct a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Chelmsley Wood?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will electronically transfer the purchase money to the seller's solicitors, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to collect the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen early afternoon.

Does a directory service exist listing Kent Reliance panel conveyancers in Chelmsley Wood on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such directory service on the CML or Building Society Association websites. A small selection of lending institutions make their panel listings visible over the internet. Where you are looking for a Chelmsley Wood lawyer on the Kent Reliance please use our tool.

After weeks of negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment in Chelmsley Wood. My financial adviser recommended their conveyancers. I paid an on account payment of £175. A couple of days later, the property lawyer called me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Kent Reliance panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

3 months have elapsed following my purchase conveyancing in Chelmsley Wood took place. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £160,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Chelmsley Wood for my purchase. Can I review a firm’s complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

You can search for presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's history, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes monitor call for training reasons.

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