Find a March Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in March

Can the conveyancing practitioners listed on your site handle auction conveyancing in March?

There are a number of auction practitioners we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. March is one of our areas of where our lawyers have offices.

Do I have to visit the offices of the solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in March so that I can attend their offices if required.

Most approved lawyers for banks undertake their communications via Royal Mail, internet or over phone calls. This enables them to carry out the legal work for your home move no matter where you live in England or Wales. That being said you can check if you can still book an appointment to visit conveyancing lawyer if needed.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years ago for my conveyancing in March. I now require my file however the law firm has closed. 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 March 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.

Is it simple use the search app to find a conveyancing solicitor in March on the approved list for my mortgage?

1st select a mortgage company such as Barclays , The Mortgage Works or TSB then type in your location such as March. Conveyancing practices in March and across England and Wales should be listed.

Can you provide any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in March with the intention of expediting the sale process?

  • A significant proportion of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in March can be reduced if you instruct lawyers as soon as you market your property and request that they start to put together the leasehold information which will be required by the purchasers’ representatives.
  • If you have the benefit of shareholding in the freehold, you should make sure that you hold the original share certificate. Arranging a duplicate share certificate can be a time consuming process and frustrates many a March conveyancing transaction. If a new share certificate is needed, do contact the company officers or managing agents (if applicable) for this at the earliest opportunity. You may think that you are aware of the number of years left on your lease but it would be wise to verify this by asking your conveyancers. A buyer’s conveyancer will not be happy to advise their client to proceed with the purchase of a leasehold property the remaining number of years is under 75 years. In the circumstances it is important at an early stage that you consider whether the lease term for your property needs extending. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your property on the market for sale. Some March leases require Licence to Assign from the landlord. If this is the case, you should notify your estate agents to make sure that the purchasers put in hand bank and professional references. The bank reference should make it clear that the buyer is financially capable of paying the annual service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the service charge figures so that they can pass this information on to the purchasers or their lawyers.

Leasehold Conveyancing in March - Examples of Queries before Purchasing

    The answer will be helpful as a) areas may cause problems in the building as the communal areas may start to deteriorate if services are not paid for b) if the leaseholders have a dispute with the running of the building you will want to have full disclosure The majority of March leasehold flats will incur a service charge for the upkeep of the building invoiced by the landlord. Where you acquire the flat you will have to meet this liability, normally periodically during the year. This could vary from several hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large communal areas. There will also be a ground rent for you to pay annual, this is usually not a large sum, say about £25-£75 but you should to check it because on occasion it can be surprisingly expensive. It would be wise to find out as much as possible concerning the company managing the block as they will affect your use and enjoyment of the property. As the owner of a leasehold property you are frequently in the clutches of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to daily matters like the tidiness of the communal areas. Enquire of other tenants what they think of their service. On a final note, be sure you discover the dates that the maintenance charges are due to the relevant party and precisely what you get for your money.

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