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Find a Cringleford Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cringleford

Can I use your services to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Cringleford even where I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for example where I wish to acquire a shop in Cringleford with a loan from Accord Mortgages Ltd?

Our search tool is primarily there to find residential conveyancing solicitors in Cringleford but we have set out at the end of this page a few Cringleford commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to enquire with the solicitors directly to see if they are also authorised to represent Accord Mortgages Ltd

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Cringleford?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Cringleford. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Cringleford. Conveyancing is daunting 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 are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Cringleford

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please supply a car parking plan. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

Am I best advised to choose a Cringleford conveyancing solicitor in close proximity to the house I am buying? An old friend can deal with the legal formalities but they are based 300kilometers drive away.

The primary upside of using a local Cringleford conveyancing practice is that you can visit the firm to execute documents, present your identification documents and pester them if necessary. They will also have local insight which is a benefit. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust instructed your friend and they were content that should trump using an unfamiliar Cringleford conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being round the corner.

My wife and I are acquiring a ground floor flat in Cringleford. When we first instructed lawyer, they told us that they were on all mainstream bank panels. The mortgage broker emailed just now to advise that they don't appear to be on the Nationwide approved list. If it turns out to be true, what should we do? Should we simply choose a different conveyancer that is on their panel or do we pay for separate representation, with Nationwide selecting their own preferred solicitor.

When buying a property with mortgage finance it is standard for the buyer’s lawyers to also represent the purchaser's lender. In order to act for a bank or building society a conveyancing practitioner has to be on that lender's list of approved lawyers. An application has to be made by the conveyancer to the lender to become a member of the lender's panel and there are increasingly strict criteria which the solicitor has to fulfill. Some mortgage companies now insist their panel firms to be part of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme. Your property lawyer should call Nationwide 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 are not legally obliged to appoint a law firm on Nationwide's conveyancing panel as you are at liberty to use your preferred Cringleford lawyers, in which case it will likely add costs, and it will likely delay the transaction as you are adding another solicitor into the equation.

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