I am obtaining a mortgage offer from Nat West. My intention is to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer in Pevensey. Does the Nat West Conveyancing panel allow for conveyancers regulated by the CLC?
The Nat West conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, associated to the CML or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.
I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and must leave my rented apartment in Pevensey by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase has just started. Can I complete in six weeks as I wish to avoid having to move into temporary accommodation?
It is unwise to give notice for your lease unless you have exchanged. If you have not already done so, notify to your lawyer and ask them to they apply pressure on the owners lawyers, try to a target completion date that all parties will look towards
My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Pevensey. Conveyancing is required. What is next?
Given that you are now for in every practical sense signed on the dotted line you will need to instruct a conveyancing lawyer soon as you now have a tight a drop dead date to complete the deal. Every auction property will have an associated legal set of papers. This will include evidence of title and search results. Where you are dealing with leasehold property the auction papers may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing documentation specific to a leasehold property. You must give this to the lawyer working for you ASAP. Do make sure that you have funds organised to complete on the on the contractual date .
Are all Pevensey Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel?
A selection of banks and building societies now make use of the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s 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 solicitor practices wishing to remain on their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.
I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Skipton. Pevensey conveyancing practitioners were chosen. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Skipton?
There is no definitive answer here. Have Skipton completed the valuation? Have you informed Skipton as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Skipton conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.
In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business premises in Pevensey and how can you help?
The 1954 Act gives a safeguard to commercial lessees, giving them the right to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing practices who use the act to your advantage and handle your commercial conveyancing in Pevensey
What can I do where I am dissatisfied with the property lawyer who conducted my conveyancing in Pevensey?
We live in an imperfect world, and is is a fact of life that occasionally things do go wrong. Nevertheless there is recourse if you were not happy with your conveyancing in Pevensey. This varies from trying to resolve matters directly with them, through to reporting a lawyer to their regulator. If you remain unhappy you may consider enlisting the help of the Legal Ombudsman.