I am expecting a mortgage offer from Halifax. I would like to use a Licensed Conveyancer in Merthyr Tydfil. Does the Halifax Solicitor panel exclude Licensed Conveyancers?
The Halifax approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders, represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.
I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and must leave my rented flat in Merthyr Tydfil by 21/3/2023. Conveyancing for my house purchase is underway. Is it possible to complete in six weeks as don't want to have to move into temporary accommodation?
The normal practice is not to give notice for your tenancy unless exchange of contracts has taken place. If you have not previously done so, notify to your solicitor and urge them to they seek the assistance the owners lawyers, try to an acceptable time-line that all parties will look towards
As a FTB what is the most important number one tip you can give me concerning purchase conveyancing in Merthyr Tydfil?
Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Merthyr Tydfil and elsewhere in England and Wales is an adversarial process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists plenty of room for friction between you and others involved in the home moving process. E.g., the seller, selling agent and sometimes the bank. Selecting a law firm for your conveyancing in Merthyr Tydfil an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY party in the transaction whose role it is to protect your best interests and to keep you safe.
Sometimes a potential adversary may attempt to convince you that you should follow their advice. For instance, the selling agent may claim to be helping by suggesting your conveyancer is dragging his heels. Or your mortgage broker may tell you to do take action that is against your conveyancers guidance. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the home moving process.
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Merthyr Tydfil before instructing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend not grant a mortgage on this type of home.
It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Nationwide. If you call us we can check with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Merthyr Tydfil. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Merthyr Tydfil especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Merthyr Tydfil.
I have been sourcing a conveyancing solicitor in Merthyr Tydfil for my house move. Is it possible to see a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?
You may read presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from investigations commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes monitor telephone calls for training reasons.