I am buying a ground floor flat in Cubitt Town. My Solicitor is not listed on the lender conveyancing panel. Is it possible for me to use my Cubitt Town conveyancing solicitor even though they are excluded from the mortgage company panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?
You have a couple of choices open to you here
- Complete the purchase with your preferred Cubitt Town lawyer but your bank will undoubtedly retain a property lawyer from their conveyancing panel. This will result in additional charges and potential interruption.
- Choose a new solicitor to conduct the conveyancing, making sure they are on the mortgage company conveyancing panel.
- Convince your conveyancing practitioner to pull out all the stops to join the mortgage company conveyancing panel
Finally the sale completed on my house in Cubitt Town last January but the buyer keeps whats apping daily to moan that their conveyancer is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?
Following your sale your conveyancer should forward the transfer documentation and all of the paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. Where appropriate, your solicitor should also evidence that the home loan has been discharged to the purchasers solicitors. There are no post completion steps specific conveyancing in Cubitt Town.
We're in Cubitt Town, FTBs buying with a mortgage (lender is Co-operative , and our solicitor is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no property lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.
I am buying a new build apartment in Cubitt Town. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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.
Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Cubitt Town
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. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?
I'm remortgaging my existing property to a buy to let mortgage with Coventry Building Society and I will use the rest of the raised equity as a down payment on another property. The location we are looking at is Cubitt Town. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of banks and link together the two deals?
Make use of our search tool on this page to be sure that the conveyancers are on the appropriate lender panels. On the basis that they are the lawyer will be able to simultaneously deal with the two conveyancing matters but you should talk with you lawyer and communicate your desired outcome and needs.