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Find a Manchester Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Manchester? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Manchester conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Manchester

Is there a search tool that I can utilise to discover of the solicitor conducting my conveyancing in Manchester is on the bank’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for National Westminster Bank thus paying £175.00 in additional conveyancing costs.

Please do take advantage of the search tool on this page. Please choose the mortgage company and type ‘Manchester’ or your preferred area and you will be presented with a number of lawyer based in Manchester or nearest you.

I happen to be the sole beneficiary of my late grandmother’s will and I have everything in my name alone, including the my former home in Manchester. The Manchester property was put into my name in August. I plan to dispose of the property. I do know about the CML six month 'rule', which means that my property ownership will be considered the same way as though I had purchased the house in August. Do I have to wait half a year to sell?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook obliges conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you may be affected by that. Some lenders would take a practical view as this clause is primarily there to pick up on subsales or the quick reselling of properties.

Does a directory service exist listing Virgin Money panel conveyancers in Manchester on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such facility on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. Very few lenders make their panel listings available on the web. Where you are seeking to appoint a Manchester conveyancing practitioner on the Virgin Money please make the most of our tool.

Intending to buy a maisonette in Manchester. 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 RBS 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 Manchester conveyancer is on the RBS conveyancing panel.

I have justbeen informed that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Manchester for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I check that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to check if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Manchester conveyancing specialists.

I decided to have a survey completed on a house in Manchester before appointing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor advised that some lenders tend not give a loan on this type of property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you e-mail us we can investigate further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Manchester. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Manchester to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

We have been informed by numerous friends to expect six to eight weeks for Manchester conveyancing to complete.This was a month ago. The paperwork was only forwarded to my conveyancing practitioner yesterday so does the clock start running now?

One should treat with caution of any conveyancer guaranteeing fast completion times. Instead ask the average time it takes for them to complete Manchester conveyancing deals and whether they are content to work towards your proposed completion date for your conveyancing in Manchester

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