In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Putney? Why is this being asked of me?
It is indeed that case that these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in Putney. Nowadays you can not complete any conveyancing deal without first providing evidence of your identity. Ordinarily this takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence plus a utility bill. Please note that if you are supplying your driving licence as proof of ID it needs to be both the paper section and photo card part, one is not satisfactory without the other.
Proof of the origin of monies is mandated in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations. Please do not be offended when when this is requested of you as your lawyer will need to retain this information on record. Your Putney conveyancing lawyer will need to see evidence of proof of funds before they are able to accept any funds from you into their client account and they should also ask further queries regarding the source of monies.
A relative pointed out to me me that in buying a property in Putney there may be a number of restrictions as to what one can do in terms of external changes to the property. Is this right?
We are aware of a number of properties in Putney which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Putney should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.
We are planning to move house in January. Does my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the completion day. Incidentally, can you put forward a removal company in Putney. Conveyancing firm was found before I stumbled across your page.
On the day of completion you will need to pick up the keys from the estate agent but this can only be done once the sellers conveyancers confirm to the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be given over. Subsequently you should advise the removal men that they can start moving you in. We do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can assist you in finding a residential property solicitor in Putney or a firm that specialises in conveyancing in Putney.
I am buying a property in Putney. An unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Co-operative have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?
Given that your lender is Co-operative your lawyer must follow the formal requirements outlined in Part 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Co-operative. The CML Handbook stipulates minimum specifications for solar panel roof-space leases, and property lawyers are required to report to Co-operative where a lease does not satisfy these provisions. The provisions relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not restricted to Putney.
I need some quick conveyancing in Putney as I am faced with pressure to exchange contracts within one month. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?
As you are are a cash buyer you have the choice not to do searches although no solicitor would advise that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Putney the following are examples of issues that can crop up and adversely impact market value: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...
I am in need of some leasehold conveyancing in Putney. Before diving in I want to be sure as to the remaining lease term.
If the lease is registered - and most are in Putney - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.
Having spent months of negotiations we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Putney. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?
Where there is a missing freeholder or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the LVT to assess the sum to be paid.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Putney flat is 19 St. Margarets Crescent in August 2010. the tribunal was of the view that the premium to be paid by the leaseholder for the freehold reversion was £51,983.00 This case affected 3 flats. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 66.25 years.
Do I need to attend the offices of the lender conveyancing panel solicitor to execute the legal charge? If so, I will instruct a firm who offer conveyancing in Putney as it will be easier to pop in to their offices if necessary.
Most conveyancing panel lawyers for the mortgage company undertake all of the work via the post, internet or over the phone. This means that they can undertake your Conveyancing Transaction no matter where you live in England or Wales. YOu dont have to use a conveyancing solicitor in Putney. However you should check if you can still book an appointment to go into appointed conveyancing lawyer if you prefer.