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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Halesowen

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Halesowen? Is this really necessary?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering regulations require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to check the identity of the potential client they are dealing with prior to agreeing to accepting their conveyancing retainer. The Client Care letter that you need to sign will no doubt stipulate this. Your lender will also require certain documents to be viewed. Should you refuse to hand over ID verification documents, your lawyer would not be able to accept instructions from you.

I moved into my apartment on 12 July and the transaction details is not yet on the land registry website. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Halesowen advises it would be concluded inside ten days. Are properties in Halesowen uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in Halesowen is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in the country. Rather than based on location, timescales can vary depending on the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry communicate with any 3rd parties. As of today in the region of three quarters of such applications are fully dealt with within two weeks but some can be subject to extensive hold-ups. Registration occurs once the purchaser is living at the premises therefore an expedited registration is not always top priority yet where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

I am buying a new build flat in Halesowen. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Halesowen

    Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

I am using a search engine for the phrase on line conveyancing in Halesowen it reveals many solicitorsin the area. How do I determine which is the suitable property lawyer for me?

The preferential method of choosing the right conveyancer is via personal recommendation, so enquire of friends and relatives who have purchased a property in Halesowen or a respected estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Halesowen vary, so it's a good idea to obtain a minimum of three estimates from different property lawyers. Make sure that you clarify that the charges are guaranteed not to rise.

Me and my partner have recently had an offer agreed on a property and had meeting on Wednesday with Leeds Building Society for the mortgage. They have informed me that when it comes to appointing a lawyer that if they are not on their approved list of lawyers then we will have to pay out an extra fee of about two hundred pounds. This is because they would then have to appoint a conveyancer to act for them in addition to the one we select on our behalf and we will be on the hook for their invoice. I have requested Leeds Building Society to furnish me with a list so I can seek quotes only from their approved lawyers but was told they dont have such a list to hand over. Is there a simple way of finding out who is on a lender panel?

You can enquire of Leeds Building Society what their panel criteria is for a conveyancer.Thereafter ask the property lawyer of your choice whether they meet the criteria and have they acted on loans for Leeds Building Society before. Where the answer to those is yes, then just double check with Leeds Building Society. Another option is to use our search facility and we should be able to locate a conveyancer in Halesowen on the approved list for Leeds Building Society.

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