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Find a Nottinghamshire Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Nottinghamshire

My fiancee and I are purchasing our first home. Our conveyancer has calledto ask if we wish to order supplemental conveyancing searches. Frankly we are clueless as to what's necessary for conveyancing in Nottinghamshire

The number and type of Nottinghamshire conveyancing searches should be triggered based entirely on the premises, the location, the likelihood of any of these risks, your familiarity of the area and risks, your overall approach to risk. What is important is that you adequately understand what information each search could give you. You may then decide if you consider that you need that search. If uncertain, ask your solicitor to advise.

My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Nottinghamshire. Conveyancing is needed. What happens now?

Given that you have now exchanged you will need to choose a conveyancing lawyer soon as you now have a fast approaching a drop dead date to complete the conveyancing. An auction property will ordinarily have an associated legal set of papers. This should include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold property the auction papers may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation specific to a leasehold property. You must pass this on to the conveyancer instructed by you as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that that you have the requisite funding in order to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

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

Almost 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 Team at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are resolved very quickly. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.

Planning on purchasing a maisonette in Nottinghamshire. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Nottinghamshire conveyancing practitioner is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel.

I have been told that property searches are a common cause of obstruction in Nottinghamshire house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published conclusions of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the most frequent causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Searches are not likely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in Nottinghamshire.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Nottinghamshire?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Nottinghamshire. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

I have been sourcing a conveyancing solicitor in Nottinghamshire for my remortgage. Is there any facility to review a firm’s complaints history with the legal regulator?

You may search for published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find details Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes monitor telephone calls for training purposes.

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