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Find a Harborne Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Harborne

Is it realistic for conveyancing in Harborne to be concluded inside a month?

In the event that you are under a tight deadline to complete it is advisable to make sure that your conveyancer is familiar with the area as they will have local connections and intelligence. It is possible that they would have transacted otherhomes in the same street. You would be best advised to use a Harborne conveyancing firm. In addition, ensure that the lawyer is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is estimated that just under twenty per cent of Harborne conveyancing deals are delayed or jeopardised after discovering a purchaser’s conveyancer was not on their banks list of approved solicitors. In many cases this discovery resulted in the conveyancing being delayed by an average of 21 days. It is estimated that this issue affects in the region of one hundred thousand home sales annually. Most Harborne conveyancing practices can not act for certain banks so do check as early as possible.

I have todaybecome aware that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Harborne for a purchase of a leasehold flat 10 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest method to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Harborne conveyancing specialists.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Harborne prior to appointing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. My surveyor has said that some banks may refuse to grant a mortgage on such a home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you contact us we can check with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Harborne. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Harborne to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I'm refinancing my primary home to a buy to let loan with Barnsley Building Society and I will use the rest of the raised equity towards another house. The area we are talking about is Harborne. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two lenders and link together the two deals?

Make use of our comparison tool on this page to ensure that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panels. On the basis that they are your conveyancer will be able to tie up the two transactions but you should talk with you lawyer and make apparent your expectations and needs.

Am I better off to choose a Harborne conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am buying? We have a good friend who can perform the legal formalities but they are based approximately 350miles away.

The benefit of a high street Harborne conveyancing practice is that you can attend the office to sign paperwork, hand in your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. Having local Harborne know how is a bonus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust instructed your friend and on the whole were impressed that must trump using an unknown Harborne conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being round the corner.

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