My IFA requires my North London law firm’s panel reference for the Nat West conveyancing panel. What is the best way to discover this. I have tried my local North London branch but they don't know it.
You are best placed to get this information from your North London property lawyer . Most North London conveyancing practices will keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each mortgage company.
Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in North London. My lender is Virgin
Virgin have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 12/9/2020, the requirements read as follows :
Hoping to buy a property located in North London and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about North London. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the North London area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at North London. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
We're FTB’s - had an offer accepted, yet the agent advised that the vendor will only proceed if we instruct their recommended lawyers as they want an ‘expedited deal’. Our preferred option is to instruct a high street solicitor accustomed to conveyancing in North London
It is highly unlikely the owners are driving this. If they require ‘a quick sale', turning down a serious buyer is not the way to achieve this. Bypass the agents and go straight to the sellers and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you are going to appoint your preferred North London conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will provide the negotiator at the agency a introducer fee or achieve conveyancing figures set by senior management.
Why can I not complete our conveyancing in North London on Good Friday?
This is due to the fact that on completion the sale price needs to pass between the banks of the buyer and seller's solicitor and currently this can only occur on a business day. So you can't complete on a weekend either.