Find a West Croydon Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Croydon

My mortgage broker has asked me for my West Croydon lawyer’ panel reference for the HSBC conveyancing panel. How do I discover this. I have tried my local West Croydon office but they have not got back to me yet.

Have you tried contacting your West Croydon conveyancer about this?. Most West Croydon law firms will retain a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each lender.

I purchased a freehold property in West Croydon but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in West Croydon and has limited impact for conveyancing in West Croydon but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 will be extinguished.

My father advised me that in purchasing a property in West Croydon there could be a number of restrictions preventing external changes to a property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in West Croydon which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in West Croydon should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

When it comes to lenders such as Coventry BS, do West Croydon conveyancing practitioners incur a yearly amount to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any bank fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do charge an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.

Is it the case that all West Croydon solicitors on the Principality conveyancing panel are regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Principality approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Some banks do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such practice would be regulated by the CLC.

How do I use the search tool to get a fee calculation from a conveyancing lawyer in West Croydon on the panel for my mortgage?

Step one is to select a lender such as Nationwide Building Society, Coventry Building Society or Bank of Ireland then choose your location e.g. West Croydon. Conveyancing firms in West Croydon and nationally should be identified.

Am I best advised to appoint a West Croydon conveyancing practitioner in close proximity to the house I am hoping to buy? An old friend can deal with the conveyancing but her office is approximately 350kilometers away.

The benefit of a local West Croydon conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to execute paperwork, deliver your identification documents and pester them if necessary. Having local West Croydon know how is a bonus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If if people you trust used your friend and in the main were content that must surpass using an unknown West Croydon conveyancing lawyer just because they are round the corner.

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