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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Coniston

My wife and I are buying a house in Coniston. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a solicitor? At some point we have to put our life savings into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

Is it the case that all Coniston solicitors on the Nottingham conveyancing panel are overseen by the SRA?

As solicitors, in order to be on the Nottingham conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the SRA. Many lenders do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the organisation would be regulated by the CLC.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Coniston. I have a mortgage agreed with Santander. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Santander, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Santander conveyancing panel.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years ago for my conveyancing in Coniston. I now require my papers however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do call 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 Coniston 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.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Coniston. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Coniston

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Coniston. I have chance upon a site which appears to be the perfect solution If it is possible to get all this stuff completed via web that would be ideal. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

Is it true that a Coniston conveyancing firm taken to court by a client for failing to conduct the right conveyancing searches?

We are not aware of such a Coniston conveyancing claim but according to a recent report, a couple buying a house elsewhere in England successfully won a claim against their property lawyer due to development permission to build a wind farm failing to be picked up in conveyancing searches.

Where you are contemplating buying a home in Coniston It is critical that your solicitor conduct all Coniston conveyancing searches needed making sure that you have accurate and current information ahead of buying a property.

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