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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Putney

We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Putney recommended using your search tool but stumbled across alternative estimates on the internet appear cheaper – why is this?

There are plenty of solicitors advertising so-called £99 conveyancing, but additionalfees result in the completion invoice being inflated. Conveyancers are obliged to make sure that costs listed in terms and conditions should be equitable and be applied The conveyancers that we list for conveyancing in Putney specify all costs for a domestic conveyancing case.

The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Putney. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

Most banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.

Intending to buy a apartment in Putney. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Santander conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Putney conveyancer is on the Santander conveyancing panel.

I had an offer accepted on an apartment in Putney on 7/1/2019, valuation was booked 3 days later, received a clean bill of health. Solicitor appointed, so all that was missing was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to HSBC and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the HSBC conveyancing panel. Are HSBC entitled to hold back the Mortgage pending the lawyer being on the approved list?

A lender would not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for HSBC to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the HSBC conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

Will commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that may affect a commercial land in Putney?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Putney will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Putney. The search result sets out definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Putney.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Putney it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could result in delays to Putney commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Putney.

I have recentlybeen informed that Wolstenholmes have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Putney for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I check that the property is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to check if the premises is in your name, 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 Putney conveyancing specialists.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Putney ahead of retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor has said that some lenders tend refuse to issue a mortgage on such a house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Halifax. If you contact us we can investigate further with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Putney. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Putney especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Putney.

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