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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rumney

Do the conveyancing lawyers via your comparison service conduct attended exchange conveyancing in Rumney?

We do have a number of conveyancing specialists who can conduct 24hr exchanges. You should contact us to secure a fee calculation and details as to dates.

I have been advised by my conveyancer that lack of planning permission insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Rumney?

The appropriate level of lack of planning permission indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between HSBC Bank and Skipton Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

My husband and I have arranged a further advance on our home loan from Leeds Building Society as we intend to conduct a loft conversion to our property in Rumney. Are we obliged to select a high street Rumney solicitor on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel to handle the legals?

Leeds Building Society do not ordinarily instruct firms on their conveyancing panel to deal with such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel.

About to purchase flat in Rumney. 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 UBS 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 Rumney solicitor is on the UBS conveyancing panel.

I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Rumney. I now require my file but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Rumney of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Should I instruct a Rumney conveyancing lawyer based in the location that I am purchasing? I have an old university friend who can execute the conveyancing but they are based over three hundred miles away.

The primary upside of using a high street Rumney conveyancing practice is that you can pop in to sign documents, present your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local Rumney know how is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who instructed your friend and the majority were happy that must outweigh using an unknown Rumney conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being Rumney based.

Are the Rumney conveyancing lawyers identified as being on the bank conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by the bank?

Rumney law firm practices and firms carrying out conveyancing in Rumney themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the bank conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from the mortgage company directly.

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