Is the fact that my solicitor in Sturminster Newton is not listed on my lender's solicitor panel that there is a problem with the standard of his conveyancing?
It would not be wise to jump to that conclusion. There are plenty of reasonable explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator indicated that over three quarters of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 5 reasons are as follows: (1) low volume of transactions (2) the solicitor is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. Should you be concerned you should simply call the Sturminster Newton conveyancing practice and enquire why they are no longer on the approved list for your lender.
Do the conveyancing practitioners listed on your site conduct auction conveyancing in Sturminster Newton?
We know of a few auction solicitors we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Sturminster Newton is just one of our locations where our lawyers have offices.
I am close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our property in Sturminster Newton and according to the buyers it appears that there is a possibility that the property was built land that was not decontaminated. Any local conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers used an online conveyancing practice rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Sturminster Newton. We have lived in Sturminster Newton for six years we know that this is a non issue. Should we contact our local Authority to obtain clarification that the buyers are looking for.
It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing lawyer already. What do they say? You need to check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same illness)
I am looking into buying my first house which is in Sturminster Newton and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Sturminster Newton. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Sturminster Newton area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Sturminster Newton. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
I am looking for a conveyancing practitioner in Sturminster Newton for my house move. Can I review a solicitor's record with the profession’s regulator?
Members of the public may find published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from investigations commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find details about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. International callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could recorded telephone calls for training reasons.