I have just been advised by my mortgage adviser that my Croydon property lawyer is not on the mortgage company Solicitor panel. How can I check?
Your first step should be to call your Croydon conveyancer. You lawyer should notify you of the situation. Where they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a Croydon conveyancing firm that is on the conveyancing panel for your mortgage company.
Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Croydon even if I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for example where I wish to acquire a shop in Croydon with a loan from Coventry Building Society?
Our comparison service is predominantly utilised to get a quote from domestic conveyancing solicitors in Croydon but we have listed at the end of this page some Croydon commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to enquire with the solicitors directly to see if they can also act for Coventry Building Society
When it comes to lenders such as UBS, do Croydon solicitors have to pay an annual charge to be on the conveyancing panel?
We are not aware of any lender fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do levy an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.
We have agreed to purchase a house in Croydon. An unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Clydesdale be concerned?
As your lender is Clydesdale your lawyer must follow the conveyancing requirements set out in Part two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Clydesdale. The CML Handbook includes minimum provisions for solar panel roof-space leases, and lawyers are required to report to Clydesdale where a lease does not satisfy these requirements. The specifications relate to the installation of panels on properties nationwide and is not restricted to Croydon.
After months of negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment in Croydon. My mortgage broker pressured me to appoint their property lawyer. I paid an advanced payment of £200. A few days later, the conveyancer called me embarrassingly acknowledging that they were not on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Nottingham panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.
I need some expedited conveyancing in Croydon as I am faced with pressure to sign on the dotted line in less than 4 weeks. A home loan is not required. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?
If.Given you are are a cash purchaser you are at free not to do searches although no lawyer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Croydon the following are examples of issues that can be revealed and therefore affect market value: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...
My brother has suggested that I appoint his conveyancing solicitors in Croydon. Should I choose my own property lawyer?
There are no two ways about it the best way to select a conveyancing practitioner is to have feedback from friends or relatives who have actually experience in using the solicitor you're are thinking of instructing.