How up to date is your database of Great Baddow solicitors on the HSBC conveyancing panel? Do HSBC send you an updated list?
Great Baddow conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the HSBC conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from HSBC directly.
The deeds to my house are lost. The conveyancers who dealt with the conveyancing in Great Baddow 10 years ago no longer exist. What are my options?
You no longer need to have the physical original deeds to evidence that you are the owner of your registered land or premises, given that the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.
I'm buying my first flat in Great Baddow with a loan from The Mortgage Works. The sellers would not move on the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The house builders rep advised me not disclose to my solicitor about this extras as it could impact my mortgage with the lender. Should I keep quiet?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.
Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.
Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.
I have been sourcing a conveyancing practitioner in Great Baddow for my home move. Is it possible to check a solicitor's record with the profession’s regulator?
Anyone can see documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from investigations started on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may recorded call for training reasons.
What could I expect to pay for conveyancing in Great Baddow?
Almost all Great Baddow conveyancing solicitors will charge a standard fee. In the event that further work arise during the conveyancing your conveyancing practitioner must advise you in writing of such further fees for such work immediately it becomes apparent. Some firms will agree not to charge a fee if the deal falls through, others will levy an bill for a proportion of the agreed charges, calculated based on the point at which the conveyancing aborts.
It may be helpful for you to obtain two or three firms to supply you a quotation.