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Find a Staindrop Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Staindrop

Are the Staindrop conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the Aldermore conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by Aldermore?

Staindrop conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Aldermore conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Aldermore directly.

My husband and I are hoping to buy a purpose built flat in Staindrop with a homeloan from Birmingham Midshires.We would like to retain our Staindrop conveyancing practitioner but Birmingham Midshires advised that she’s not listed on their approved list of member firms. We have to appoint a Birmingham Midshires panel lawyer or retain our preferred solicitor and pay for a Birmingham Midshires panel lawyer to represent them. This seems very unfair; Can we not simply insist that Birmingham Midshires use our lawyer?

Unfortunately,no. The mortgage offered to you is subject to its terms and conditions, a common one being that lawyers must be on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing panel. Until recently, most banks had large numbers of solicitors on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. Another option that might be available is for your lawyer to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for Birmingham Midshires

I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Staindrop. I now require my papers but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Staindrop of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Staindrop I like with a park and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it only has 51 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Staindrop for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

If you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be problematic. Reduce the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you may ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

I am 3 weeks into a leasehold purchase having been referred to a firm by the selling agent to do our conveyancing in Staindrop. I am am starting to be frustrated with the quality of service. Can you help me find new conveyancers?

They would need to be really bad to suggest diss instructing them. Has your loan offer been generated? If so you need to make them aware of the replacement lawyer and ensure the loan are issued to the new lawyers. Your solicitor ideally needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid added fees and delays. So that should be your starting point. The search tool can assist you in finding a bank approved lawyer for your home move in Staindrop

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