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Ready to buy a new home in Newcastle upon Tyne? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Newcastle upon Tyne transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Newcastle upon Tyne

My wife and I are buying a new build duplex in Newcastle upon Tyne and my conveyancer is telling me that she is duty bound to the mortgage company to reveal incentives from the builder. I am under pressure to sign contracts and I would rather not delay matters. is my lawyer playing by the book?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your solicitor. A precondition to being on a mortgage company panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Newcastle upon Tyne. I need to find out whether they are accepted on the Skipton Building Society approved list of lawyers. Can you help?

You should contact your conveyancer and enquire if they are on the lender panel. Otherwise you can call Skipton Building Society who may be able to confirm.

This question may be naive but I am new to the home moving as a first time purchaser of a two bedroom flat in Newcastle upon Tyne. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on the completion date from my lawyer? If this is the case, I will instruct a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Newcastle upon Tyne?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the purchase money to the owner’s solicitors, and once they have received this, you will be invited to collect the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this occurs between 1 and 3pm.

We expect to receive a OIP from Skipton this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Skipton recommend any Newcastle upon Tyne solicitors on the Skipton conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?

You will need to appoint Newcastle upon Tyne solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Skipton conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Skipton through the process.

Completion of my purchase has taken place for my property in Newcastle upon Tyne. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I would like to complain about the lender. How do I make a complaint?

All banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service with full details of your complaint.

Given that I will soon spend over three hundred thousand on a house in Newcastle upon Tyne I wish to have a conversation with the solicitor regarding thetransaction before giving the go ahead to the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

This is something that we recommend - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the lawyer who will be carrying out your property ownership legalities in Newcastle upon Tyne.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique person, not a file number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for your conveyancing in Newcastle upon Tyne should be the figure that you are charged.

I am using a search engine for the term on line conveyancing in Newcastle upon Tyne it brings up numerous conveyancersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancing solicitor for my move?

The ideal method of finding the right conveyancer is via trusted referral, so seek the counsel of friends and relatives who have acquired a property in Newcastle upon Tyne or the local estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Newcastle upon Tyne vary, so it's advisable to secure a minimum of four fee estimates from varying types of companies. Make sure that you know what costs in the quote includes.

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