Are the Ledbury conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by Bank of Ireland?
Ledbury conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Bank of Ireland directly.
My wife and I are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our home in Ledbury and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a risk of it being constructed land that was not decontaminated. A high street Ledbury conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers are using a nationwide conveyancing practice as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Ledbury. Having lived in Ledbury for six years we know of no issue. Is it a good idea to get in touch with our local Authority to get clarification that the buyers are looking for.
It would appear that you have a conveyancing firm already. Are they able to advise? You must check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same illness)
Me and my brother own a renovated Edwardian property in Ledbury. Conveyancing lawyer represented me and Leeds Building Society. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold with the exact same property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?
You should review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Ledbury and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing solicitor who carried out the work.
I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Ledbury. I happened to stumble upon a web site which appears to be the perfect solution If there is a chance to get all formalities done via email that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?
My solicitor in Ledbury is asking me for personal identification documents stating that this forms part of his obligations as a conveyancer on the mortgage company Solicitor panel. This is news to me - can I refuse?
Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require Ledbury conveyancing solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identity of the person or body they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing business. The Client Care letter that you need to sign will no doubt confirm this. Your lawyer is right that the bank also require certain documents to be viewed. If a you refuse to provide ID verification documents, your conveyancer would not be able to accept instructions from you. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the lender's UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements