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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dunston

We were going to get a DIP from Nationwide this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Nationwide recommend any Dunston solicitors on the Nationwide conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Dunston solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Nationwide through the process.

I am selling my apartment. I had a double glazing fitted in September 2007, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's mortgage company, Nottingham are being a right pain. The Dunston solicitor who is on the Nottingham conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but Nottingham are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Nottingham have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Nottingham have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Nottingham may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

I was told three weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Co-operative. Is it usual for Co-operative to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Dunston is approved on their conveyancing panel? Co-operative have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their PI Insurance.

A lender would not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Co-operative to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Co-operative conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I require quick conveyancing in Dunston as I am faced with a deadline to complete within 4 weeks. Luckily I do not require a mortgage. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not getting a home loan you have the choice not to do searches although no law firm would suggest that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Dunston the following are instances of what can arise and therefore impact market value: Enforcement Actions, Outstanding Charges, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Dunston. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 legal work.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Dunston

    Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Dunston is where the house is located. Is there any guidance you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Dunston are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Dunston you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Dunston may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

I am selling my house. My past solicitors have shut. I would be grateful for any recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Dunston if that affects matters.

You should use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Dunston. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.

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