I am expecting a mortgage with Santander. I would like to employ the services of a Licensed Conveyancer in Lincolnshire. Does the Santander Solicitor panel include Licensed Conveyancers?
The Santander conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, associated to the Council or Mortgage Lenders or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
We are about to sign contracts for a garden flat in Lincolnshire. We encountered a snag. The loan offer with Accord Mortgages Ltd expires on 21/11/2022 but the owners are insisting on a completion date of 23/11/2022. Is it possible to extend the mortgage offer?
The person best placed to address this concern is your lawyer who will assess if they corresponding with the mortgage company, owner’s representatives, estate agents or indeed all parties based on what has happend in your transaction as of today.
What can a local search inform me concerning the property we're purchasing in Lincolnshire?
Lincolnshire conveyancing often starts with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for example Xpress Legal The local search plays an important part in most Lincolnshire conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic sections.
I used Action Conveyancing a few years ago for my conveyancing in Lincolnshire. I now require my file but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Lincolnshire of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in Lincolnshire. Before diving in I require certainty as to the remaining lease term.
If the lease is registered - and 99.9% are in Lincolnshire - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.
Lincolnshire Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should ask before Purchasing
Is anyone aware of any major works in the planning that will increase the maintenance costs? Best to be warned if redecorating or some other major work is pending to be shared by the leasehold owners and will materially impact the level of the maintenance fees or result in a one off payment. This question is important as a) areas could result in problems for the block as the communal areas may start to deteriorate if services remain unpaid b) if the tenants have a dispute with the running of the building you will wish to have full disclosure