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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Moor Row

My fiance and I are intent on purchasing a flat in Moor Row. My Conveyancer is not listed on the lender solicitor panel. Am I still permitted to appoint my Moor Row conveyancing solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the bank approved list?

One will need to use a conveyancer to deal with the legal work required if you need a loan to purchase your home. The conveyancing practitioner will conduct all the appropriate legal checks on the property, make sure that you’re properly registered as the owner and ensure that all the required mortgage paperwork is dealt with. One may select a Moor Row property lawyer of your choice. However, if the lawyer appointed is not on the bank solicitor panel additional fees will be levied as separate legal representation will be required by them. Bank panel applications can be submitted, so provided your conveyancer has not previously sought membership they should take the opportunity to apply.

We are about to exchange contracts for a leasehold flat in Moor Row. We have hit a problem. Our mortgage offer with Santander runs out on 4/5/2021 but the owners are insisting on a completion date of 6/5/2021. Can one extend the mortgage expiry date?

The best person to address this concern is your solicitors who will determine whether he or she is corresponding with the mortgage broker, seller’s solicitors, estate agents or indeed all parties taking into account what has gone on in your conveyancing to date.

I happen to be the sole recipient of my late mum's estate with all property in now in my sole name, including the my former home in Moor Row. The Moor Row property was put into my name in February. I want to move. I understand that there is a CML 6 month 'rule', which means that my proprietorship could be regarded the same way as though I had purchased the house in February. Do I have to wait half a year to sell?

The CML handbook instructs conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you may be impacted by that. many mortgage companies would take a sensible view as this clause primarily exists to identify the purchase and immediately sell or the flipping of property.

Are all Moor Row Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Nottingham conveyancing panel?

Some major banks and building societies now use the accreditation scheme as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitor practices wishing to join their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.

We have agreed to purchase a house in Moor Row. One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Kent Reliance be concerned?

As you are obtaining a mortgage with Kent Reliance your lawyer must follow the conveyancing requirements set out in Part 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Kent Reliance. The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook sets out minimum conditions for solar panel roof-space leases, and property lawyers are required to report to Kent Reliance where a lease fails to comply with these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not isolated to Moor Row.

Should our lawyer be asking questions regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in Moor Row.

Flooding is a growing risk for conveyancers specialising in conveyancing in Moor Row. There are those who purchase a property in Moor Row, fully aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, where a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the purchaser.

Lawyers are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, however there are a various checks that may be initiated by the purchaser or by their lawyers which should figure out the risks in Moor Row. The standard information given to a buyer’s lawyer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a standard inquiry of the vendor to discover if the premises has suffered from flooding. In the event that the residence has been flooded in past which is not disclosed by the vendor, then a purchaser may bring a claim for damages resulting from an misleading response. A purchaser’s conveyancers should also commission an enviro report. This should indicate if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations should be made.

How does conveyancing in Moor Row differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Moor Row contact us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is constructed. This is because developers in Moor Row typically acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Moor Row or who has acted in the same development.

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