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Find a Crawley Down Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Crawley Down

I have an AIP. The lender mentioned the mortgage came with free conveyancing. Is the implication that I have to use their panel solicitor as I would prefer to use a local conveyancing solicitor in Crawley Down?

You should check but the chances are that appoint one of their panel lawyers if you accept the "fee-free" incentive. Contact the bank and see if they offer you a cash alternative. Some mortgage companies have previously offered a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case you could put that amount towards the cost for your conveyancing solicitor in Crawley Down.

I used Action Conveyancing several years ago for my conveyancing in Crawley Down. I now require my papers but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing 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 Crawley Down of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am buying a new build apartment in Crawley Down. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Crawley Down

    There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. 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.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Crawley Down is the location of the property. Is there any guidance you can give?

Flying freeholds in Crawley Down are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Crawley Down you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Crawley Down may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

How do I use the search tool to find a conveyancing solicitor in Crawley Down on the authorised to act for my lender?

Step one is to pick a lender such as Santander, The Mortgage Works or Alliance & Leicester then choose your location e.g. Crawley Down. Conveyancing practices in Crawley Down and across England and Wales should be shown.

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