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Find a Chipstead Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chipstead

Unfortunately I am unable to travel far from Chipstead. Please explain the reason why all Chipstead conveyancers aren't included on all bank panels?

Mortgage Companies tend to restrict either the type or the number of conveyancing solicitors on their approved list of lawyers. A common example of such restriction(s) being that the firm needs to have two or more partners. In addition to restricting the nature of firm, some building societies decided to restrict the size of their panel they use to represent them. It is worth noting that lenders have no liability for the accuracy of service supplied by any Chipstead conveyancing practitioner on their approved list. Property fraud was a key driver in the rationalisation of solicitor panels in the last decade even though there are opposing assessments concerning the extent of solicitor involvement in some of that fraud. Statistics via the Land Registry reveal that thousands of conveyancing practices only conduct one or two conveyances annually. Those advocating conveyancing panel cuts question why law firms deserve any entitlement to be listed on a lender panel when it is apparent that conveyancing is not their speciality?

Our bank has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Chipstead but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Chipstead local to me. Are you able to assist?

Not all Chipstead conveyancing firms are approved and listed on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Please make use of the above search tool to choose a Chipstead conveyancing conveyancer on the on the bank panel.

Just bought a detached house in Chipstead , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to deal with the formalities evidencing the transfer to my name? My Chipstead conveyancing solicitor has been painfully slow, so I want to be sure that my purchase is recorded.

As far as conveyancing in Chipstead is concerned, registration is no faster or slower than the rest of the country. Rather than based on location, timescales can differ subject to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry communicate with any 3rd persons or bodies. At present approximately three quarters of submission are completed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be protracted delays. Historically registration is effected once the new owner is living at the premises thus an expedited registration is not typically primary concern but where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your conveyancer must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

Taking into account that I am about to spend over three hundred thousand on a house in Chipstead I wish to have a conversation with the lawyer concerning thetransaction before instructing the firm. Can this be arranged?

We could not agree more - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the lawyer who will be conducting your property ownership legalities in Chipstead.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important individual, not a case reference. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are quoted for your conveyancing in Chipstead should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

Me and my wife are soon to exchange on the purchase a house in Chipstead but as a result of damage from the recent storms I have agreed reparation from the vendor of £3k by way of a deduction in the price. I had intended this to be dealt with as part of the conveyancing process yet my lender will not permit this. Should they have been informed?

Any lawyer listed on a bank approved list is required to inform the bank of any amendments to the sale price. In the event that you did not allow your conveyancer to disclose the reduction to your lender then they would have to disinstructing themselves from acting for you and the mortgage company.

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