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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Exminster

We are buying a 3 bedroom flat in Exminster with a mortgage. We would like to retain our Exminster lawyer, but the mortgage company says she’s not on their "panel". It appears that we have no choice but to appoint one of the lender panel conveyancing practices or retain our Exminster conveyancer and pay for one of their panel lawyers to represent them. We feel that this is inequitable; is there anything we can do?

No, not really. The mortgage offered to you is subject to its terms and conditions, one of which will be that lawyers will on the bank’s conveyancing panel. Until recently, most lenders had large numbers of law firms on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. A further alternative is for your Exminster conveyancing solicitor to apply to be on the conveyancing panel.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Exminster in advance of retaining lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor advised that some lenders may not issue a loan on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Nationwide. If you call us we can investigate further via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Exminster. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Exminster to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I'm remortgaging my existing house to a buy to let loan with Bank of Ireland and I will use the ballance of the raised equity towards another property. The location we are talking about is Exminster. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two lenders and link together the transactions?

Do use our search tool on this page to ensure that the solicitors are approved by both lenders. On the basis that they are your conveyancer should be able to tie up the two transactions but you should have a chat with you conveyancer and make apparent your expectations and requirements.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my grandfather I am disposing of a residence in Neath but I am based in Exminster. My conveyancer (based 300 miles from mehas requested that I sign a stat dec ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Exminster to witness this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Exminster

Why do Exminster conveyancing costs are more expensive for leasehold and freehold properties?

When purchasing a leasehold property there is more work involved purely due to the fact that usually there are further parties involved in the form of the freeholder and/or Management Agents. As part of a lawyers enquiries they will check that all ground rent and service charges are paid up to date amongst other general leasehold matters. For this reason, the Sellers lawyers usually have to refer to the freeholder or Managing Agent for their replies to our questions. This may be time consuming and beyond the lawyers control

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