I was told yesterday by my financial adviser that my Sunningdale property lawyer is not on the lender Solicitor panel. How can I be sure that this is correct?
The first thing you need to do is to call your Sunningdale conveyancer. You lawyer should advise you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for your bank.
What can a local search tell me about the property we're purchasing in Sunningdale?
Sunningdale conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company such as Searchflow The local search is essential in every Sunningdale conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your new home. The search will supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic areas.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Sunningdale?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Sunningdale. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
I'm buying my first flat in Sunningdale with the aid of help to buy. The sellers would not budge the amount so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The property agent told me not to tell my lawyer about the deal as it will jeopardize my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.
All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.
Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.
Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.
I need to instruct a conveyancing practitioner in Sunningdale for my home move. Is it possible to see a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?
Anyone may see published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations arising from investigations started on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find details Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor telephone calls for training reasons.