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Find a Whitley Bay Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whitley Bay

Can your site be used to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Whitley Bay even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example where I wish to buy an office in Whitley Bay with a mortgage from Norwich and Peterborough Building Society?

Our search tool is predominantly used to get a quote from residential conveyancing solicitors in Whitley Bay but we have recorded towards the end of this page a selection of Whitley Bay commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the solicitors directly to check if they can also act for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society

We are planning to buy with Coventry BS. I went into a few high street companies yet cant to find a Whitley Bay conveyancing firm on the Coventry BS approved list. Could you assist?

Feel free to take advantage of the search tool on this web page. Please choose the building society and type Whitley Bay or your location and you will discover a number of lawyer located in Whitley Bay or near you.

Can you point me to a directory of Clydesdale panel conveyancers in Whitley Bay on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

No. There is no such facility on the CML or Building Society Association websites. Very few lending institutions make their panel listings viewable over the internet. Where you are looking for a Whitley Bay conveyancing practitioner on the Clydesdale please make the most of our tool.

About to purchase apartment in Whitley Bay. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Whitley Bay property lawyer is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel.

Having read lots of house buying guides, I note that they all recommend that you should get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my local Whitley Bay solicitor - who is on the TSB conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. Is that normal?

TSB will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually TSB will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own Whitley Bay surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.

I understand that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to take this when acquiring a house in Whitley Bay? or Apparently there is an ancient law that could mean that owners of property residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for repairs to the chancel within the church. Is this suitable for conveyancing in Whitley Bay?

Unless a prior purchase of the premises completed after 12 October 2013 you can take it that solicitors handling conveyancing in Whitley Bay to continue to recommend a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Whitley Bay. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Whitley Bay

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

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