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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leven

I selected a Leven based lawyer for my conveyancing in Leven today. Reviewing the Ts and Cs it is apparent thatwe are responsible for fees even where the conveyance does not complete. Would I be best advised to appoint an internet conveyancing company who offer no move no charge conveyancing in Leven?

It is usually a trade off in that if "No Completion No Fee" is advertised then the fee levels will generally be more expensive to counteract the cases that fail to complete. Also remember that such arrangements tend not to cover expenses for instance Leven conveyancing search charges.

I have 70 years left on my lease and require a lease extension for my apartment in Leven. Conveyancing solicitors on the Bank of Ireland panel can deal with such extensions correct?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are securing a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Bank of Ireland have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 8/2/2019 the requirements read as follows :

Yes, subject to a minimum lease term of 85 years. The unexpired lease term must be at least the mortgage term plus 45 years. See also 5.14.9

I decided to have a survey done on a house in Leven before retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor advised that some banks tend not give a loan on this type of property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Leven. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Leven especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Leven.

I'm converting the mortgage on my existing property to a BTL mortgage with Yorkshire Building Society and I will use the rest of the raised equity towards another house. The neighborhood we are looking at is Leven. Will your conveyancers be able to act for the two banks and link together the two deals?

Do use our search tool on this page to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panels. Having checked that they are the solicitor will be able to simultaneously deal with the two deals but you should have a chat with you lawyer and make apparent your desired outcome and needs.

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing practitioner in Leven for my house move. Is there any facility to check a firm’s complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

Members of the public can review published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes recorded telephone calls for training purposes.

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