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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Montpelier

The Montpelier conveyancing firm handling our Montpelier conveyancing has spotted a discrepancy between the surveyor’s assumptions in the home valuation survey and what is revealed within the legal papers for the property. My solicitor says that he is obliged to check that the lender is happy with this discrepancy and is content to go ahead. Is my lawyer’s approach legitimate?

Your lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

We are planning to move home in July. Will my conveyancing solicitor call the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Montpelier. Conveyancing lawyer was organised prior to coming across this website.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the keys from your estate agent but this can only take place once the vendors lawyers confirm to the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be handed over. After that you should inform the removal men that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a specific removal company but can assist you in choosing a residential property solicitor in Montpelier or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Montpelier.

I am due to exchange contracts on my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in October 2010, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's lender, Skipton are being problematic. The Montpelier solicitor who is on the Skipton conveyancing panel is saying indemnity insurance will be fine but Skipton are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Skipton have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Skipton have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Skipton may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

I had an offer accepted on a house in Montpelier on 4/4/2022, valuation was booked 4 days after, received a clean bill of health. Conveyancer appointed, so the only thing outstanding was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Clydesdale and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. Are Clydesdale entitled to hold back the Mortgage pending the lawyer being on the approved list?

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Clydesdale to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Montpelier. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Montpelier

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Montpelier is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Montpelier are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Montpelier you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Montpelier may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

I am selling my home. My previous lawyers has retired. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Montpelier if that makes a difference.

You should use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Montpelier. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.

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