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Find a Great Sankey Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Sankey

Would the conveyancing lawyers highlighted via your ’find a lawyer’ tool perform right to buy conveyancing in Great Sankey?

We have identified numerous conveyancing experts carrying out right to buy transactions Do call the conveyancers listed to secure a costs calculation.

Can I use your services to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Great Sankey even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for instance if I intend to buy a shop in Great Sankey with a mortgage from Bank of Ireland?

The service is predominantly used to locate domestic conveyancing solicitors in Great Sankey but we have listed at the end of this page a selection of Great Sankey commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the solicitors directly to see if they are also authorised to represent Bank of Ireland

My lawyer in Great Sankey has never been on on the Virgin Money Conveyancing Panel. Is it possible for me to retain my prefered solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the Virgin Money approved list?

Your options are as follows:

  1. Carry on with your preferred Great Sankey lawyers but Virgin Money will need to retain a solicitor on their panel. This will inevitably rack up the overall conveyancing fees as well as cause delays.
  2. Choose an alternative lawyer to to deal with the conveyancing, remembering to check they are Virgin Money approved.
  3. Persuade your Virgin Money based solicitor to try to join the Virgin Money panel

I am due to move property in June. Does my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the day of completion. Incidentally, can you suggest a removal company in Great Sankey. Conveyancing lawyer was organised prior to coming across this site.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to collect the keys from the selling agent but this can only happen after the previous owners conveyancers confirm to the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be released. After that you should advise the removal company that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can assist you in finding a conveyancing in Great Sankey or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Great Sankey.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Great Sankey off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Skipton. 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 Skipton, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Skipton conveyancing panel.

Having read lots of mortgage guides, I note that they all recommend that you should get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my local Great Sankey solicitor - who is on the Skipton conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. Is that normal?

Skipton will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Skipton 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 property lawyer 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 Great Sankey postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Skipton, you could contact them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors in Great Sankey.

What does a local search tell me concerning the house we're buying in Great Sankey?

Great Sankey conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for example Searchflow The local search plays a central part in most Great Sankey conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search should reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject sections.

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