Just been in touch with my conveyancing lawyer in Rainham Kent who completed the legal work two years ago requesting a conveyancing quote based on the same type of home move (a leasehold premises and a freehold property) of almost identical values with a home loan from The Royal Bank of Scotland. It looks as though am now being quoted double. Better the devil I know or should I seek out a cheaper internet conveyancer?
The estimate fees are a bit high. If you are willing to invest time comparing quotes you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by perhaps £125. That being said, if you were content with the service the firm provided you mightlive to regret choosing an an unknown lawyer. If is important to ensure the firm can represent The Royal Bank of Scotland. You can make use of our search tool to choose a Rainham Kent conveyancing firm on the The Royal Bank of Scotland approved list of lawyers, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Rainham Kent.
Do I need to have a meeting at the offices of the solicitor to execute the legal charge? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Rainham Kent so that I can attend their offices if necessary.
As opposed to 15 years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel lawyer to witness the borrowers signature. It will still be necessary for you to hand over identification documents and there are still distinct advantages to choosing a locally based practitioner, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Rainham Kent.
When it comes to lenders such as Skipton, do Rainham Kent solicitors face an annual charge to be on the list of approved solicitors?
We are unaware of any lender fees to register on their list of approved firms, although some do levy an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.
We previously instructed conveyancers located in Rainham Kent on the Barclays solicitor approved list. They have just billed me an additional fee for dealing with the Barclays mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee specified by Barclays?
Unfortunately, as long as it is in their Terms of Engagement or estimate then yes your property lawyer is entitled to charge a fee for this. The charge is not dictated by Barclays but by your Rainham Kent conveyancer. Numerous firms on the Barclays panel will levy an ‘acting for lender’ fee but many practices incorporate it on their overall fee.
We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Lloyds. Rainham Kent conveyancing solicitors were chosen. How long does it take for Lloyds to send the offer to the lawyer?
Some lenders take longer than others. Have Lloyds done the valuation? Have you advised Lloyds as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.
As co-executor for the estate of my grandmother I am disposing of a residence in Neath but I am based in Rainham Kent. My conveyancer (approximately 300 miles awayneeds me to sign a stat dec before the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in Rainham Kent to attest and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Rainham Kent
My wife and I have today had a bid accepted on our 1st house in Rainham Kent, and are now looking to get solicitors appointed. I have used the numerous rating based websites and the quotes are from all over the the UK. Is it necessary to have a Rainham Kent property lawyer local to our prospective new home? I am fine to do everything over email, but I guess at some stage we will be required to physically go into the property lawyer's office to sign papers?
On the whole there is no requirement to physically visit the office of your conveyancing practitioner, they can send any relevant papers to you, which you can sign and return. Many home movers prefer to use a locally based solicitor, but it is not essential for conveyancing in Rainham Kent.