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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Earley

Having been told to check out your site we were about to go ahead with a conveyancing solicitor in Earley recommended using your search tool but have come across some other quotes via the web look less expensive – how come?

There are many firms of conveyancing organisations advertising alleged cheap conveyancing, but extrafees end up with the final invoice being inflated. According to the Legal Ombudsman costs contained in terms and conditions should be equitable invoiced The conveyancers that we put forward for conveyancing in Earley clearly state all costs for the property you intend tobuy.

How up to date is your search tool for Earley conveyancing solicitors on the Barclays conveyancing panel? Do Barclays send you an updated list?

Earley conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Barclays conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Barclays directly.

I am planning to move property in October. Will my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Earley. Conveyancing lawyer was chosen prior to coming across your page.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to collect the house keys from the property agent however this should only happen after the vendors solicitors confirm to the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be released. After that you will need to tell the removal men that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can help you locate a residential property solicitor in Earley or a lawyer with expertise in conveyancing in Earley.

Are all Earley Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel?

It is true that some banks and building societies now use the accreditation scheme as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitors wishing to join their panels.

I have paid off my mortgage with Virgin Money. I assume I don't need a Earley property lawyer on the Virgin Money panel to discharge the mortgage at the Land Registry. Please confirm.

If you have finished paying off your Virgin Money mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Virgin Money mortgage from the register. Virgin Money, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Virgin Money has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Virgin Money has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Virgin Money mortgage has been paid off.

Will our lawyer be asking questions about flooding during the conveyancing in Earley.

Flooding is a growing risk for conveyancers dealing with homes in Earley. There are those who buy a house in Earley, completely aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical damage, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or sell the premises. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Conveyancers are not qualified to offer advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that can be carried out by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which can figure out the risks in Earley. The standard completed inquiry forms supplied to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) includes a standard inquiry of the seller to discover if the premises has suffered from flooding. In the event that the property has been flooded in past which is not notified by the seller, then a purchaser could issue a compensation claim resulting from an inaccurate reply. A purchaser’s conveyancers may also conduct an enviro report. This will reveal if there is any known flood risk. If so, further investigations will need to be carried out.

Our solicitor in Earley has identified a defect with the lease for the flat we are buying in Earley. The other side have suggested defective title insurance as a workaround. We are happy with insurance and will pay for it. Our solicitor says that as he is on the mortgage company conveyancing panel he must ensure that the lender is happy with this solution. Who is the client here, us or the lender?

Just because you have a mortgage offer from the bank does not mean to say that the property will be meet their requirements for the purposes of a mortgage. Your Earley conveyancing lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook Requirements. You and the bank are the client. The appropriate lender requirements must be adhered to by the bank conveyancing panel who has to balance acting for you and the bank

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