I was informed today by my IFA that my Leagrave and Chalton property lawyer is not on the bank Solicitor panel. What can I do to be sure that this is correct?
You need to contact your Leagrave and Chalton lawyer directly. You lawyer should inform you of the situation. Where they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for your lender.
I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and have to vacate my rented property in Leagrave and Chalton by 16/3/2022. Conveyancing on my purchase has just started. How realistic is it to complete in 5 weeks as don't want to have to find short term accommodation?
It is unwise to serve notice for your letting until you have exchanged. Assuming that you have not previously done so, notify to your solicitor and request that they seek the assistance the other solicitors, try to get a realistic time scale from them that everyone will look towards
Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a online directory to list solicitors on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel for instance in Leagrave and Chalton?
Lexsure has not been advised of any intention on the part of the BSA to develop such a register.
A friend recommended that if I am buying in Leagrave and Chalton I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
This is a search is usually quoted for as part of the standard Leagrave and Chalton conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing significant information about Leagrave and Chalton around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Leagrave and Chalton Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Leagrave and Chalton Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Leagrave and Chalton.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Leagrave and Chalton is the location of the property. Can you offer any advice?
Flying freeholds in Leagrave and Chalton are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Leagrave and Chalton you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Leagrave and Chalton may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.