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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Morecambe

We are buying a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Morecambe who is on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a conveyancing firm?

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My flat in Morecambe is up for sale and I have a purchaser. Will my solicitor need to be on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel in order to deal with the discharge of my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their requirements fairly frequently currently.

I am buying a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in Morecambe. The intention is to carry out a loft conversion at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve checks to ascertain if these works were previously refused?

Your conveyancer should review the deeds as conveyancing in Morecambe will sometimes identify restrictions in the title deeds which restrict certain alterations or necessitated the permission of another owner. Certain extensions require local authority planning permissions and approval in accordance building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. It would be prudent to check these things with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.

I happen to be the only recipient of my late grandmother’s will with all property in now in my sole name, including the my former home in Morecambe. The Morecambe property was put into my name in March. I plan to dispose of the property. I do know about the CML 6 month 'rule', meaning my property ownership may be treated the same way as though I had purchased the property in March. Is the property unsalable for six months?

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 could be impacted by that. Some mortgage companies would take a practical view as this obligation principally exists to identify subsales or the quick reselling of properties.

Clydesdale have agreed my home loan in principle, my bid on a house in Morecambe has been accepted, what are the next steps?

The property agent will wish to know who your solicitors are (make sure the solicitors are on the lender’s approved list). Call up Clydesdale or your financial adviser and finalise any relevant paperwork. Clydesdale will sellect a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or vendor to schedule a slot for the valuation to occur. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes about ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. Clydesdale will issue the offer to you and your conveyancing practitioners. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Morecambe.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may affect a commercial premises in Morecambe?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Morecambe will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Morecambe. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Morecambe.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Morecambe it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may result in delays to Morecambe commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Morecambe.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our house can not be found. The conveyancers who conducted the conveyancing in Morecambe 5 years ago no longer exist. What are my next steps?

Assuming you have a registered title the details of your proprietorship will be evidenced by HMLR under a Title Number. It is easy to carry out a search at the Land Registry, identify your house and order current copies of the Registered Entries for a small fee. If the title is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually retain a file copy of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be ordered for a small fee.

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