My IFA requires my Glan Conwy solicitor’s panel reference for the Nationwide conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I find this out. I have tried my local Glan Conwy office but they have not responded to me.
You are best placed to get this information from your Glan Conwy conveyancing practitioner . They keep a central record lender panel numbers.
We are buying a terrace house in Glan Conwy. Our aim is to carry out a loft conversion at the house.Will legal work on the property include investigations to determine if these alterations were previously refused?
Your conveyancer will check the registered title as conveyancing in Glan Conwy will sometimes reveal restrictions in the title documents which prevent certain works or require the permission of another owner. Some additions require local authority planning permissions and approval under the building regulations. Many areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.
I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Glan Conwy off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Bank of Ireland. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?
It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Bank of Ireland, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel.
I have instructed a Glan Conwy lawyer having made sure that they are on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?
Coventry BS will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Coventry BS will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. Your conveyancing practitioner will not organise the survey but they may be able to put you in touch with a local one that they recommend. RICS offers a find a surveyor service (just google it) where you can search for a qualified surveyor by your Glan Conwy postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Coventry BS, you could contact them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors in Glan Conwy.
I used Arc property Solicitors several years past for my conveyancing in Glan Conwy. I now require my papers however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Glan Conwy of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Glan Conwy before instructing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend not grant a loan on a flying freehold home.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements for example to Nationwide. If you call us we can look into this further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Glan Conwy. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Glan Conwy to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.
In my capacity as executor for the will of my grandfather I am selling a house in Neath but reside in Glan Conwy. My lawyer (approximately 250 kilometers from mehas requested that I execute a stat dec prior to completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Glan Conwy who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you are not likely to be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Glan Conwy