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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Widnes

Are the Widnes conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by Virgin Money?

Widnes conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Virgin Money directly.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Widnes

There are two types of lawyers who can execute conveyancing in Widnes namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals handle conveyancing services that required to complete the disposal or acquisition of property. They are both obliged to handle Widnes conveyancing on similar quality and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally carried out and that all requirements and procedures should be suitably followed.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am new to the home moving as a first time purchaser of a garden flat in Widnes. Do I receive the keys to the house on completion from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will appoint a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Widnes?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the completion advance to the owner’s solicitors, and once they have received this, you will be able to pick up the keys from the Estate Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

My solicitor has informed me that restrictive coveneant insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Widnes conveyancing?

The right level of restrictive coveneant indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Accord Mortgages Ltd and Skipton Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.

My wife and I have a renovated Edwardian property in Widnes. Conveyancing practitioner acted for me and Leeds Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and I saw two entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold under the matching property. I'd like to know for sure, how can I find out??

You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Widnes and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also question the situation with your conveyancing solicitor who conducted the conveyancing.

How difficult is it to transfer to a new conveyancer as I need to find a firm on the The Royal Bank of Scotland conveyancing list. I hired a high street conveyancing solicitor in Widnes five minutes from me but the firm is not accepted by The Royal Bank of Scotland

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Widnes on the The Royal Bank of Scotland panel. Please note that the solicitors that we work with do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are fully regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Widnes. Using the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this website, you can contrast costs for conveyancing solicitors in Widnes and beyond.

I need to switch lawyers as my Widnes lawyer is not on the bank's panel of conveyancing solicitors. Is it advisable to appoint a new law firm?

In the event that you have not formally instructed a conveyancer to do anything for you and have just received an estimate as to costs, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in Widnes that you're considering.

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