What is the optimum way to investigate if the solicitor carrying out my conveyancing in Creigiau is on the bank’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for TSB thus spending £187.00 plus VAT in supplemental conveyancing invoice.
You should make use of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this web page. Please choose the mortgage company and type ‘Creigiau’ or your preferred area and you will discover a number of lawyer located in Creigiau or near you.
Have completed on a a detached house in Creigiau , how long will it take for the Land Registry to record my ownership? My Creigiau conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to check that my name is registered.
As far as conveyancing in Creigiau registration is no faster or slower than anywhere else in the country. Rather than based on location, timeframes can differ subject to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry communicate with any interested parties. As of today approximately 80% of such applications are completed within 12 days but occasionally there can be extensive hold-ups. Historically registration is effected after the new owner has moved in to the property therefore an expedited registration is not typically an essential issue but if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer should communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.
Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Creigiau before retaining lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to grant a loan on a flying freehold home.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Creigiau. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Creigiau to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
Taking into account that I am about to part with £400,000 on a terraced house in Creigiau I wish to have a conversation with the lawyer concerning theconveyancing before appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?
We could not agree more - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the solicitor who will be doing your property ownership legalities in Creigiau.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important individual, not a case number. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for residential conveyancing in Creigiau should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.
Are Creigiau conveyancing solicitors duty bound by the Law Society to publish clear conveyancing costs?
Inbuilt into the Solicitors Code of Conduct are prescriptive rules and regulations as to how the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) allow solicitors to publicise their charges to clients.The Law Society have practice note giving advice on how to publicise transparent charges to avoid breaching any such rule. Practice notes are not legal advice issued by the Law Society and is not intended as the only standard of good practice a conveyancing solicitor should adhere to. The Practice Note does, nevertheless, constitute the Law Society’s perspective of acceptable practice for publicising conveyancing charges, and accordingly it’s a recommended read for any solicitor or conveyancer in Creigiau or or elsewhere in the country.