It has come to my attention via my lender that my Linton solicitor is not on the bank Solicitor panel. What can I do to be sure that this is correct?
The sensible course of action for you to take is to call your Linton lawyer directly. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to notify you what has happened. If they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for your bank.
We're in Linton, First timers buying with a mortgage (lender is Aldermore , and our solicitor is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no property lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.
I am looking into buying my first house which is in Linton and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Linton. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Linton area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Linton. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
Is it best to use a Linton conveyancing practitioner in close proximity to the house I am buying? We have a good friend who can deal with the legal formalities however they are based over three hundred kilometers away.
The primary upside of using a high street Linton conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to execute documents, hand in your ID and pester them if necessary. They will also have local knowledge which is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust used your friend and on the whole were impressed that should surpass using an unknown Linton conveyancing solicitor just because they are Linton based.
Are you able to set out the extent of conveyancing handled by Linton conveyancing practices?
The majority of Linton conveyancing solicitors can carry out a number of services to home and land owners, sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants including the following:
Domestic sale conveyancing in Linton and across the country
Private residential purchase conveyancing in Linton and countrywide
Planning and boundary enquiries Advice on purchasing property as co-owners Shared ownership conveyancing nationwide rather than just Linton Land Registry applications (adverse possession, lost deeds)