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Find a Colwyn Bay Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Colwyn Bay

My financial adviser has asked me for my Colwyn Bay solicitor’s panel member for the Nat West conveyancing panel. How do I obtain this. I have tried my local Colwyn Bay office but they have not got back to me yet.

Have you tried speaking to your Colwyn Bay solicitor about this?. They maintain a central record lender panel numbers.

I have given 2 months notice to my existing landlord and must leave my rented apartment in Colwyn Bay by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase has just started. Is it possible to complete in a couple of weeks as don't want to have to move into temporary accommodation?

Generally one should not serve notice on a rental until you have exchanged. If you have not previously done so, speak to your lawyer and ask them to they chase the other lawyers, try to an acceptable time-line that all parties will work towards

Our lender has recommended solicitors on their panel based in Colwyn Bay but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Colwyn Bay or nearer to where I live. Are you able to assist?

Not all Colwyn Bay conveyancing practitioners are on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Do make the most of the above search tool to identify a Colwyn Bay conveyancing conveyancer on the on the lender panel.

Should my lawyer be making enquiries regarding flooding during the conveyancing in Colwyn Bay.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors dealing with homes in Colwyn Bay. Plenty of people will buy a property in Colwyn Bay, completely expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or dispose of the premises. Steps can be carried out during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the purchaser.

Lawyers are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, however there are a number of checks that may be undertaken by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which should give them a better appreciation of the risks in Colwyn Bay. The standard property information forms sent to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a standard question of the owner to determine whether the premises has ever been flooded. If flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the vendor, then a buyer may commence a compensation claim as a result of such an misleading response. A purchaser’s conveyancers may also commission an enviro search. This will reveal whether there is any known flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries should be conducted.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £305k and identified one round the corner in Colwyn Bay I like with open areas and station in the vicinity, however it's only got 49 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Colwyn Bay suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will be an issue. Discount the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the property for at least 2 years you may ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

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