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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whickham

My nephew is in the process of securing a new build apartment in Whickham with a mortgage from Barclays. His solicitor has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. What is this document - I have never come across this before?

The form is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Barclays conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when asked. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Barclays conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

We are planning to purchase with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. We have called around locally yet am unable to find a Whickham conveyancing firm on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society approved list. Can you assist?

Feel free to make use of the find a lender approved solicitor tool on this web page. Please choose the lender and type Whickham or your preferred area and you will discover a number of lawyer based in Whickham or near you.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Whickham prior to appointing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor has said that some lenders tend not grant a loan on this type of property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Whickham. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Whickham for my remortgage. Is it possible to review a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?

Members of the public can find presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from inquisitions started on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find details Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, phone 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 sometimes monitor call for training purposes.

I am buying a garden flat in Whickham. Conveyancing lawyer has been waiting for, from the vendor, building insurance schedule. This morning I was advised that the vendor must forward the insurance documents for the flat above also. Why does my property lawyer need to review the insurance for the other flat? Is it really necessary? We have been waiting for the last month…

It is not impossible in leasehold conveyancing in Whickham to find Conveyancing in Whickham in a minority of cases reveals that the lease requires the leasehold owners to insure their individual flats rather than the landlord insuring the entire building - which is clearly preferable. Do check with your conveyancing practitioner but it would appear that your lawyer is attempting to establish that the complete building is insured. Insuring a ground floor apartment is no help when it comes to rebuilding after a fire if the 1st floor cannot be rebuilt as a result of lack of insurance cover.

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