I was informed today by my financial adviser that my Summerhill lawyer is not on the lender Solicitor panel. How can I be certain that this is indeed the case?
Your first step should be to contact your Summerhill conveyancer. You lawyer should notify you what has happened. Where they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the approved list of lawyers for your lender.
What is your number one tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Summerhill
It would be unwise to be tempted by the lowest Summerhill conveyancing quote. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in advance.
What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Summerhill
There are two types of lawyers who can conduct conveyancing in Summerhill namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can handle conveyancing services that you need to complete the disposal or purchase of property. They are both obliged to perform Summerhill conveyancing on similar standards and guidelines so you can be sure that your conveyancing will be properly administered and that the necessary procedures should be appropriately attended to.
My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Summerhill. Conveyancing is required. What is next?
Now that you have for in every practical sense signed on the dotted line you should find a conveyancing solicitor quickly as you now have a pending a drop dead date to complete the deal. All auction property should have a corresponding auction set of papers. This will include most,if not all of the paperwork that your lawyer requires. If you have purchased leasehold premises the conveyancing papers may include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork specific to a leasehold property. You must give this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor at the earliest opportunity. You also need to ensure that your finances are in order to complete on the on the contractual date .
I am close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our house in Summerhill and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was constructed land that was not decontaminated. A local conveyancer would know this is not the case. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers instructed a web based conveyancing firm as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Summerhill. We have lived in Summerhill for many years we know that this is a non issue. Do we get in touch with our local Authority to get clarification that there is no issue.
It would appear that you have a conveyancing firm currently acting for you. What do they say? You should 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 sickness)
Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our house are lost. The lawyers who dealt with the conveyancing in Summerhill 5 years ago no longer exist. What are my options?
Gone are the days when you need to have the physical official documentation to evidence that you are the owner of your registered land or premises, given that the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.
How does conveyancing in Summerhill differ for newly converted properties?
Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Summerhill come to us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is ready to move into. This is because builders in Summerhill tend to acquire the land, 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 conveyancing solicitors 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 used to new build conveyancing in Summerhill or who has acted in the same development.