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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Neath Abbey

My financial adviser has asked me for my Neath Abbey lawyer’ panel member for the HSBC conveyancing panel. What is the best way to obtain this. I have called my local Neath Abbey branch but they have not got back to me yet.

Have you tried calling your Neath Abbey solicitor about this?. Most Neath Abbey law firms will keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each lender.

My son is in the process of securing a new build apartment in Neath Abbey with a mortgage from Nationwide. His solicitor has advised him of a delay in receiving the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?

The form is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Nationwide conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when asked. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Nationwide conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

I am helping my sister sell her flat in Neath Abbey. Does the solicitor arrange the energy assessment or it is for me to see to?

Following the demise of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates remained a compulsory component of selling a property. An EPC needs to be to hand in advance of the property being marketed. This is not as aspect of the sale process that law firms ordinarily arrange. If you are using a Neath Abbey conveyancing practitioner they might be able to arrange EPC’s given their relationships with long established Neath Abbey accredited person

Is it the case that all Neath Abbey conveyancing solicitors on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel are governed by the SRA?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Clydesdale approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the SRA. The majority of banks do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such organisation would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

I'm in the process of viewing houses in Neath Abbey and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a conveyancer in place at this stage? I intend to finance via a mortgage with TSB.

It would be sensible to instigate your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their details on to the EA. As you are seeking a mortgage with TSB, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the TSB conveyancing panel.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Neath Abbey before instructing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some lenders will not give a loan on a flying freehold home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Neath Abbey. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Neath Abbey to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

We have an offer in principle from Coventry Building Society who have advised we could borrow up to £218k. When do I need to appoint a solicitor for conveyancing? Neath Abbey is where we are buying.

You can appoint a property lawyer now requesting that they create a file on your behalf. This will kickstart: 1) the selling agent to issue a Sales Memorandum to the relevant parties 2) the seller’s lawyer to send out the draft agreement. However, do not instruct your lawyer to start searches until you receive your valuation report from Coventry Building Society and you are willing to move forward.

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