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Find a Saltdean Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Saltdean? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Saltdean home move at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Saltdean

Would the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site execute conveyancing in Saltdean by way of an attended exchange?

There are a few conveyancing specialists carrying out attended exchanges. You should e-mail us to receive a costs illustration and details as to availability.

We are buying a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Saltdean who is on the Nationwide solicitor panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Nationwide . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Saltdean.

I am about to put an offer on a leasehold property in Saltdean. The selling agents say that it is the norm for flats in Saltdean to have less than 75 years unexpired on the lease. I am getting a mortgage with Accord Mortgages. Is this going to be acceptable if the lease has Seventy One years unexpired.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 2/7/2019 the requirements read as follows :

85 years from the date of completion of the mortgage. Please ensure that you explain the implications of a short term lease to the borrower.

We are getting a further advance on our home loan from Bank of Ireland as we wish to conduct improvements to our property in Saltdean. Do we need to choose a bricks and mortar Saltdean solicitor on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel to handle the legals?

Bank of Ireland would not normally require firms on their conveyancing panel to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Bank of Ireland panel.

My wife and I are spending time looking at apartments in Saltdean and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it too early to have a solicitor in place? I will be getting a mortgage with RBS.

You should start obtaining conveyancing estimates from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their details on to the EA. As you are getting a mortgage with RBS, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the RBS conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

I recently had an offer accepted on an apartment in Saltdean. My financial adviser pressured me to appoint their conveyancer. I paid an advanced payment of £200. A few days later, the conveyancing practitioner called me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the HSBC conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the HSBC panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

I am buying a new build flat in Saltdean. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Saltdean

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified.

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