Do I have to pop into the offices of the solicitor to execute the mortgage deed? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Lancashire so that I can attend their offices if required.
As opposed to ten years ago, the vast majority banks no longer oblige their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide identification documents and there are still manifest benefits to using a locally based ayer, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Lancashire.
I completed on my flat on 8 August and the transaction details is not yet registered. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Lancashire said it would be dealt with inside ten days. Are transfers in Lancashire uniquely lengthy to register?
As far as conveyancing in Lancashire is concerned, registration is no faster or slower than the rest of England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ depending on who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry must send notices to any 3rd parties. As of today roughly 80% of such applications are completed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to extensive delays. Registration is effected after the purchaser has moved in to the property therefore post completion formalities is not usually primary concern but if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your lawyers must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.
I am purchasing a new build house in Lancashire benefiting from help to buy. The developers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The estate agent advised me not inform my lawyer about this deal as it could jeopardize my loan with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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.
What does commercial conveyancing in Lancashire cover?
Commercial conveyancing in Lancashire incorporates a broad array of guidance, offered by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my uncle I am disposing of a residence in Swansea but live in Lancashire. My lawyer (who is 250 miles awayrequires that I sign a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Lancashire who can witness this legal document for me?
strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Lancashire based