I have just been advised by my lender that my Portslade solicitor is not on the bank Conveyancing panel. How can I be certain whether this is indeed the case?
Your first step should be to contact your Portslade conveyancer. You lawyer should notify you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a Portslade conveyancing practice that is on the conveyancing panel for your lender.
Are the BSA planning on creating a search tool with a view to to identify practices on the Darlington Building Society conveyancing panel for example in Portslade?
We have not been informed any intention on the part of the BSA to promote such a register.
I have justbecome aware that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Portslade for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 10 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is in my name in the name of the previous owner?
The easiest method to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Portslade conveyancing specialists.
I'm purchasing a new build house in Portslade with a mortgage from Lloyds TSB Bank. The sellers refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The estate agent advised me not to tell my lawyer about this extras as it will impact my mortgage with Lloyds TSB Bank. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.
Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.
Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.
Taking into account that I will soon part with 450k on a two bedroom apartment in Portslade I would like to talk to a solicitor regarding thehome move ahead of giving the go ahead to the firm. Can this be arranged?
This is something that we recommend - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the conveyancer due to be carrying out your conveyancing in Portslade.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a case number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are quoted for your conveyancing in Portslade should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.