My partner’s dad is a property lawyer. I expect that I can be offered mate’s fee for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of costs should I be paying for conveyancing in Whitehaven?
Do compare pricing. Do use our search tool on this page. You will notice that estimates do contrast greatly but the service one can expect are distinct between solicitors as is true with most professions.
My lawyer has uncovered a defect with the lease for the apartment we are buying in Whitehaven. The other side have put forward defective title insurance as a workaround. We are happy with insurance and will pay for it. Our conveyancer has advised that he must be satisfied that the mortgage company is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is the bank?
The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the potential for a conflict of interest, you and the bank are the client. Your lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects with the lease so that the mortgage company can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your conveyancing practitioner will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.
Should conveyancers request money up-front for my conveyancing in Whitehaven?
If you are buying a property in Whitehaven your lawyer will request that you put them with funds to cover the search fees. Normally this is asked for to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is payable against the purchase price then this will be required immediately before exchange of contracts. The final balance that is due will be payable a couple of days ahead of the day of completion.
I used Arc property Solicitors a few years ago for my conveyancing in Whitehaven. I now require my papers however the law firm has closed. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Whitehaven of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
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