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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Grangetown

What is the best way to search for the right solicitor who can provide a high level service for our conveyancing in Grangetown?

Option 1 is to ask the people you trust whom they would instruct.

Second, use a comparison service on the web for conveyancing in Grangetown. Pick up the phone to a couple or more firms from the list and request that they email you their conveyancing costs illustrations and have a conversation with the lawyer who will handle the conveyancing in advance ofcommitting.

Third is to use our search tool to help you find the right solicitors taking into account your individual requirements including location,speed, complexity and who the proposed lender is. Do not be fooled by £99 conveyancing in Grangetown

I am purchasing a newly constructed flat in Grangetown and my lawyer is advising me that she is duty bound to the bank to disclose incentives from the builder. I am under pressure to sign contracts and I don't want to prolong the conveyancing. is my lawyer playing by the book?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your property lawyer. A precondition to being on a mortgage company panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

Are the BSA intent on creating a search tool with a view to to identify solicitors on the Darlington Building Society conveyancing panel for example in Grangetown?

Lexsure has not been advised of any intention on the part of the BSA to develop such a search facility.

Is it correct that all Grangetown CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel?

A selection of lenders now make use of the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitor practices wishing to remain on their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.

We previously chose conveyancing lawyers with offices in Grangetown on the Nationwide solicitor approved list. They have just invoiced me an additional charge for dealing with the Nationwide mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee set by Nationwide?

Provided it is contained in their Terms and Conditions or estimate then yes your solicitor can charge a fee for this. This charge is not set by Nationwide but by your Grangetown conveyancing practitioner. Some firms on the Nationwide panel will quote an ‘acting for lender’ fee and others do not.

Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Kent Reliance. Grangetown conveyancing lawyers have been selected. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Kent Reliance?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Kent Reliance conducted the valuation? Have you advised Kent Reliance as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

It has been 2 months since my purchase conveyancing in Grangetown took place. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

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