My Conveyancer in West Wickham has never been on on the Yorkshire Building Society Solicitor Panel. Is it possible for me to retain my prefered solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the Yorkshire Building Society panel?
Your options are as follows:
- Complete the purchase with your existing West Wickham solicitors but Yorkshire Building Society will need to use a lawyer on their panel. This will inevitably rack up the overall conveyancing charges and cause frustration.
- Get an alternative practitioner to act in the purchase, remembering to check they are Convince your lawyer to use their best endeavours to join the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel
What can a local search inform me regarding the property my wife and I buying in West Wickham?
West Wickham conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Onsearch The local search plays an important part in many a West Wickham conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any unpleasant surprises after you move into your new home. The search should supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable 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.
four months have elapsed following my purchase conveyancing in West Wickham completed. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
I'm purchasing my first flat in West Wickham benefiting from help to buy. The developers refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The property agent suggested that I not reveal to my lawyer about the side-deal as it would affect my loan with HSBC 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.
As co-executor for the estate of my aunt I am disposing of a property in Cardiff but reside in West Wickham. My solicitor (based 250 miles from merequires that I execute a stat dec ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in West Wickham to attest this legal document for me?
Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are West Wickham based