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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Penn and Ettingshall

Do I choose a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Penn and Ettingshall?

Two types of professional can carry out conveyancing in Penn and Ettingshall namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can administer conveyancing services that required to complete the sale or purchase of property. They are both required to conduct Penn and Ettingshall conveyancing on similar standards and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally carried out and that the requisite steps should be suitably followed.

I'm the only beneficiary of my late father’s estate and I have everything in my name alone, including the house in Penn and Ettingshall. The Penn and Ettingshall property was put into my name in September. I now wish to sell up. I understand that there is a CML 6 month 'rule', meaning my proprietorship will be considered the same way as if I'd bought the property in September. Do I have to wait half a year to sell?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook requires conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you may be caught by that. How sensible a view lenders take of it, depend on the lender as this requirement primarily exists to pick up on the purchase and immediately sell or the wholesaling and assigning of properties.

I can not work out if my lender requires a lease extension. I have called my Penn and Ettingshall bank branch on a couple of occasions and was advised it wasn't an issue and they will lend. My Penn and Ettingshall conveyancing solicitor - who is on the mortgage company conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told they refuse to lend in accordance with their published requirements. I simply don't know who is right.

As long as the lawyer is on the bank panel, they must follow the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook provisions for the bank. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the mortgage company will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the mortgage company to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.

We are selling our property in Penn and Ettingshall and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a risk of it being built on contaminated land. Any local conveyancer would know this is not the case. It does beg the question why the purchasers are using a web based conveyancing practice as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Penn and Ettingshall. Having lived in Penn and Ettingshall for six years we know that this is a non issue. Do we contact our local Authority to get confirmation need.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing firm currently acting for you. Are they able to advise? You need to enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same sickness)

I moved into my apartment on 1 June and my personal details is yet to be registered. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Penn and Ettingshall expressed confidence that it will be registered inside ten days. Are titles in Penn and Ettingshall uniquely lengthy to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Penn and Ettingshall registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can vary according to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry communicate with any third persons or bodies. At present roughly three quarters of such applications are fully addressed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be longer hold-ups. Registration occurs after the purchaser has moved in to the property so 'speed' is not usually an essential issue but where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your conveyancer should speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Penn and Ettingshall ahead of instructing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor advised that some banks will refuse to give a loan on this type of home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Halifax. If you call us we can investigate further via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Penn and Ettingshall. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Penn and Ettingshall especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Penn and Ettingshall.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for freehold conveyancing in Penn and Ettingshall. I have stumble upon a site which seems to have the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all formalities completed via web that would be ideal. Do I need to be wary? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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