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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Patcham

Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Patcham?

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Patcham and Solicitor partnerships in Patcham offering conveyancing It is important to make clear that the two are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in transferring property. They may both also deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

Is it the case that all Patcham CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel?

Some major banks and building societies now use the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitors wishing to join their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.

I was told four weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Nationwide. Is it usual for Nationwide to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Patcham is approved on their conveyancing panel? Nationwide have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their Professional Indemnity Insurance Schedule.

A lender would not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Nationwide to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

Do I need to take out insurance to cover chancel repairs when acquiring a residence in Patcham?

Unless a prior purchase of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you could expect lawyers handling conveyancing in Patcham to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

Me and my brother have a 4 bedroom Edwardian property in Patcham. Conveyancing practitioner acted for me and HSBC Bank. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold under the exact same property. I'd like to know for sure, how can I find out??

You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Patcham and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also enquire as to the position with the conveyancing lawyer who carried out the work.

How do I locate a Patcham law firm on the TSB conveyancing panel? I have a car and am happy to travel upto 20kilometers to meet the conveyancer.

Feel free to make use of the facility on this website. Please choose the bank and your location and you will see a number of Patcham conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have listed some Patcham conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can contact them to see whether they are on the TSB member panel

My uncle has recommend that I use his lawyers for conveyancing in Patcham. Should I choose my own solicitor?

There are no two ways about it the best way to select a conveyancing practitioner is to seek referrals from friends or relatives who have actually experience in using the solicitor that you are considering.

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