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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Launceston

I plan on buying a ground floor flat in Launceston. My Conveyancer is not on the lender conveyancing panel. Can I still continue with my Launceston conveyancing solicitor even though they are not on the lender list of approved lawyers?

One must have a solicitor to complete the legal work required if you take out a mortgage to buy your property. The property lawyer will carry out all the relevant due diligence on the property, ensuring that you’re properly registered as the owner and ensure that all the necessary mortgage paperwork is dealt with. You can select a Launceston property lawyer of your choosing. However, if the lawyer appointed is not a member of the mortgage company approved list supplemental charges will be incurred as separate legal representation will be need by the bank. Bank panel applications can be submitted, so provided your solicitor has not historically applied for membership they can do so.

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Launceston. My lender is Tesco Bank

Tesco Bank have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 23/6/2024, the requirements read as follows :

I am buying a house and the solicitor has identified Chancel Repair for which the house may be obligated to pay given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. She has recommended insurance. Is this really appropriate for conveyancing in Launceston

Unless a previous purchase of the property completed after 12 October 2013 you could take it that conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in Launceston to continue to suggest a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and found one near me in Launceston I like with amenity areas and railway links nearby, however it only has 52 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Launceston in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a lease with such few years left?

Should you require a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will likely be problematic. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing solicitor in Launceston for my home move. Can I see a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

Members of the public can see published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from inquisitions commenced on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find information Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA could monitor call for training purposes.

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