We see that you have a search directory listing firms on the Barclays conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for our own conveyancing in Lee On The Solent?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Barclays conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Lee On The Solent.
Are all Lee On The Solent Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel?
It is true that some banks and building societies now make use of CQS as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitors wishing to join their approved list of firms.
When it comes to lenders such as Leeds Building Society, do Lee On The Solent conveyancing practitioners incur an annual charge to be on the conveyancing panel?
We are unaware of any mortgage company fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do charge an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.
Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Leeds Building Society. Lee On The Solent conveyancing lawyers were chosen. How long does it take for Leeds Building Society to forward the offer to the conveyancer?
There is no definitive answer here. Have Leeds Building Society done the valuation? Have you advised Leeds Building Society as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.
4 months have gone by following my purchase conveyancing in Lee On The Solent took place. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the property from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Lee On The Solent ahead of appointing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks may refuse to give a loan on a flying freehold property.
It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Lee On The Solent. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Lee On The Solent to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my aunt I am selling a property in Swansea but live in Lee On The Solent. My conveyancer (approximately 260 miles awayhas requested that I sign a statutory declaration prior to completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Lee On The Solent to attest and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Lee On The Solent