We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The lender mentioned the loan came with free conveyancing. Is the implication that I have to instruct their panel lawyer as I would prefer to appoint a Leven based conveyancing firm?
You should check but the chances are that allocate you one of their panel solicitors should you want the "fee-free" offer. Call the lender and determine if they offer you a cash alternative. Some mortgage companies have previously offered a £250 cashback as a further option in which case you could put that amount towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor in Leven.
What is your number one tip for finding a conveyancing solicitor in Leven
It would be unwise to be tempted by the cheapest Leven conveyancing quote. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
Can I be sure that the Leven conveyancing solicitor on the Skipton panel is any good?
When it comes to conveyancing in Leven obtaining recommendations is a sensible start. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always recommend that you speak with the lawyer conducting your transaction.
Intending to buy a maisonette in Leven. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Leven conveyancer is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel.
I used Arc property Solicitors several years past for my conveyancing in Leven. I now require my file however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Leven of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Leven is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Leven are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Leven you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Leven may determine 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 premises.
What tools are available to search for a Leven solicitor on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel? I am a keen cyclist and am willing to travel upto 25miles to meet the lawyer.
You can use the tool on this website. Please select a bank and your location and you will see a number of Leven conveyancing lawyers locally. We have listed some Leven conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can ring them to check whether they are on the Clydesdale approved list