I am planning to acquire a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Raynes Park who is on the Aldermore solicitor. Can you recommend a local firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Aldermore in certain locations such as Raynes Park. We dont recommend any particular firm.
Can I be sure that the Raynes Park conveyancing solicitor on the TSB panel is any good?
When it comes to conveyancing in Raynes Park seeking recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always suggest that you speak with the lawyer conducting your transaction.
Completion of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Raynes Park. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?
All banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Team at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are resolved 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 with full details of your complaint.
I've digested plenty of house buying guides, I note that it is considered advisable to get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my local Raynes Park solicitor - who is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. Is that normal?
Clydesdale will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Clydesdale will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. Your solicitor will not organise the survey but they may be able to put you in touch with a local one that they recommend. RICS offers a find a surveyor service (just google it) where you can search for a qualified surveyor by your Raynes Park postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Clydesdale, you could contact them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors in Raynes Park.
How does conveyancing in Raynes Park differ for new build properties?
Most buyers of new build residence in Raynes Park approach us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is constructed. This is because developers in Raynes Park tend to buy the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Raynes Park or who has acted in the same development.
What does commercial conveyancing in Raynes Park cover?
Raynes Park conveyancing for business premises covers a wide array of guidance, provided by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.
My husband and I are four weeks into a freehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the selling agent to execute conveyancing in Raynes Park. We are not happy. Can you you assist me in finding new conveyancers?
They would have to be very bad in order to consider diss instructing them. Has your mortgage offer been issued? In the event that it has you must advise them of the new contact details and ensure the loan are issued to the new lawyers. The solicitor ideally should be on the mortgage company panel to avoid escalating costs and complications. So that should be your starting point. Our search tool can help you find a lender approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Raynes Park