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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Prestwich

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Prestwich? What am I being asked for?

It is indeed that case that the requirement set out by your solicitor has nothing to do with conveyancing in Prestwich. Nowadays you can not proceed with any conveyancing deal if you have not handing over evidence of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a utility bill. Remember if you are supplying your driving licence as proof of ID it needs to be both the paper element as well as the photo card part, one is not sufficient without the other.

Verification of your source of funds is necessary in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations. Don’t be offended when when this is requested of you as your lawyer will need to have this information on file. Your Prestwich conveyancing lawyer will require evidence of proof of funds before they are able to accept any monies from you into their client account and they may also ask additional queries regarding the source of funds.

What is your number one tip for finding a conveyancing solicitor in Prestwich

We would encourage you not to go for the cheapest Prestwich conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

Can you point me to a directory of Barclays panel solicitors in Prestwich on the Building Society Association’s Website?

No. There is no such facility on the CML or Building Society Association websites. Very few banks make their panel listings visible online. Where you are in need of a Prestwich conveyancing practitioner on the Barclays please use our tool.

I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Coventry BS. Prestwich conveyancing practitioners have been selected. How long does it take for Coventry BS to issue the offer to the conveyancer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Coventry BS conducted the valuation? Have you advised Coventry BS as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

I have been told that property searches are a common cause of delay in Prestwich house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the top 10 causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are not likely to be the root cause of slowing down conveyancing in Prestwich.

Is it possible to transfer to a new firm as I need to instruct a firm on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. I instructed a high street conveyancing solicitor in Prestwich round the corner but he is not approved by Leeds Building Society

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Prestwich on the Leeds Building Society panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we on the directory do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are authorised and regulated by the SRA who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Prestwich. In making use of the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Prestwich.

I am 14 days into a leasehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the high street agent to carry out the conveyancing in Prestwich. We are not happy. Could you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

A conveyancer would have to be really bad in order to consider replacing them. Has the loan offer been generated? In the event that it has you need to advise them of the new contact details and get the loan are issued to the new lawyers. The conveyancer should be on the mortgage company panel to avoid supplemental costs and frustration. So that should be your starting point. The search tool will help you find a lender approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Prestwich

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