Much to our surprise we have been advised by our IFA that my Pevensey Bay lawyer is not on the mortgage company Solicitor panel. How can I check?
Your first step should be to contact your Pevensey Bay conveyancer. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to notify you of the situation. Where they are not on the panel they may be able to suggest a Pevensey Bay conveyancing practice that is on the conveyancing panel for your bank.
Do I need to pay for insurance to address the risk of chancel repairs when buying a property in Pevensey Bay?
Unless a previous purchase of the property completed after 12 October 2013 you could expect lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Pevensey Bay to continue to suggest a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Pevensey Bay?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Pevensey Bay. 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…’
How do I use the search tool to locate a conveyancing solicitor in Pevensey Bay on the approved list for my mortgage?
Step one is to choose a lender such as HSBC Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland or Platform Home Loans Ltd then choose your location a common one being Pevensey Bay. Conveyancing organisations in Pevensey Bay and further afield will then be listed.
Am I better off to use a Pevensey Bay conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am purchasing? An old friend can conduct the legal work but his firm is located a couple of hundredmiles drive away.
The primary upside of using a local Pevensey Bay conveyancing firm is that you can attend the office to execute documents, hand in your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local Pevensey Bay know how is a bonus. However it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If other friends have used your friend and in the main were happy that must trump using an unknown Pevensey Bay conveyancing solicitor just because they are based in the area.