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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Crediton

My fiance and I are hoping to acquire a home in Crediton and are in fact using a Crediton conveyancing firm. Within the past 48 hours our property lawyer has sent a preliminary report and documents to look through in anticipation of exchanging contracts shortly. Santander have this evening contacted us to advise us that there is now an issue as our Crediton lawyer is not on their approved list of lawyers. Please explain?

Where you are buying a property needing a mortgage it is normal for the purchasers' lawyers to also act for the purchaser's lender. In order to act for a bank or building society a law firm has to be on that lender's conveyancing panel. An application has to be made by the law firm to the lender to become a member of the lender's panel and there are increasingly strict criteria which the firm has to satisfy and indeed some lenders now require their panel members to be part of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme. Your property lawyer should contact your mortgage company and see if they can apply for membership of their conveyancing panel, but if that is not viable they will instruct their own lawyers to represent them. You don't have to instruct a firm on the lender’s conveyancing panel and you may continue to use your own Crediton solicitors, in which case your legal fees may increase, and it may delay matters as you are adding another lawyer into the mix.

As someone not used to the Crediton conveyancing process what is the number one tip you can impart for the legal transfer of property in Crediton

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Crediton or throughout Devon is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of room for friction between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For example, the vendor, selling agent and on occasion your mortgage company. Selecting a lawyer for your conveyancing in Crediton should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE party in the process whose responsibility is to look after your legal interests and to keep you safe.

There is a worrying emergence in the "blame" culture- someone must be blamed for the process taking so long. You must always trust your lawyer ahead of the other players in the home moving process.

I am purchasing a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Crediton who is on the Coventry Building Society solicitor. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Coventry Building Society in certain locations such as Crediton. We dont recommend any particular firm.

I'm refinancing my primary home to a buy to let loan with Coventry Building Society and intend to use the remaining equity as a down payment on another property. The location we are interested in is Crediton. Will your solicitors be able to act for both sets of lenders and tie in the transactions?

Do use our comparison tool on this site to be sure that the solicitors are on the relevant lender panels. Assuming that they are your lawyer will be able to tie up the two transactions but you should talk with you solicitor and specify your expectations and requirements.

How does one remove a departed person's name from the title register for a property in Crediton?

Where a Crediton property is co-owned and one of the owners passes away, the name will not immediately be removed from the Land Registry title. You are not required to remove their name as in the event of a sale you would simply need to supply proof as to the reason the co owner is missing from the conveyance, ordinarily this is in the form of the probate documents.

With a view to making the sale conveyancing more straight forward for the sale of the property you can arrange to have the deceased name removed from the title entries by submitting an application to HM Land Registry with evidence of the death. There is no fee from the Registry for this service.

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