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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whitehaven

We are buying a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Whitehaven who is on the Leeds Building Society solicitor panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Leeds Building Society . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Whitehaven.

Our lender has recommended solicitors on their panel based in Whitehaven but I would rather use a conveyancing lawyer in Whitehaven or nearer to where I live. Can you help?

Not all Whitehaven conveyancing practitioners are listed all banks conveyancing panel. Do make use of the above search tool to identify a Whitehaven conveyancing solicitor on the on the mortgage company panel.

My wife and I buying a 3 bedroom semi in Whitehaven. Our aim is to carry out an extension to the side at the property.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to ascertain if these works were previously refused?

Your conveyancer will check the deeds as conveyancing in Whitehaven will occasionally reveal restrictions in the title deeds which restrict categories of alterations or require the permission of another owner. Certain additions call for local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

Is it the case that all Whitehaven solicitor firms on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel are regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As solicitors, in order to be on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel they would need to be overseen by the SRA. Some lenders do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such practice would be governed by the CLC.

I am selling my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in December 2007, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's mortgage company, Aldermore are being a right pain. The Whitehaven solicitor who is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but Aldermore are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Aldermore have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Aldermore have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Aldermore may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

We are buying a property and the conveyancer has identified Chancel Repair for which the property may be liable because it falls into the area of such a church. He has mentioned insurance. Is this really required for conveyancing in Whitehaven

Unless a prior acquisition of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you could expect solicitors delivering conveyancing in Whitehaven to remain encouraging a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I have todayfound out that Wolstenholmes have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Whitehaven for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 18 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to see if the premises is in your name, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Whitehaven conveyancing specialists.

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