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Find a Wiltshire Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wiltshire

My wife and I are due to exchange on the purchase of a property in Wiltshire but as a result of wreckage from some water damage at the property I have managed to agree compensation from the current proprietors of £2k by way of a reduction in the price. I had intended this to be dealt with as part of the conveyancing process however UBS will not permit this. Should they have been informed?

Your solicitor being on the UBS conveyancing panel is duty bound to disclose to UBS of any amendments to the purchase price. If you prohibit your lawyer to notify the price change to UBS then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, UBS and you would have to appoint a new conveyancer for your conveyancing in Wiltshire.

We are purchasing a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Wiltshire who is on the UBS solicitor panel. Can you recommend a local conveyancing 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 UBS . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Wiltshire.

We just had an offer accepted to buy with Coventry BS. I went into a couple of local companies yet am unable to find a Wiltshire conveyancing firm on the Coventry BS approved list. Please you help?

Feel free to take advantage of the search tool on this web page. Please choose the building society and type Wiltshire or your location and you will see numerous conveyancers located in Wiltshire or nearest you.

When it comes to mortgage companies such as Kent Reliance, do Wiltshire conveyancing practitioners incur a yearly amount to be on the conveyancing panel?

We are not aware of any mortgage company fees to register on their list of approved firms, although some do levy an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Principality. Wiltshire conveyancing lawyers were instructed. How long does it take for Principality to issue the offer to the property lawyer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Principality completed the survey? Have you advised Principality as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Principality conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

We have agreed to purchase a house in Wiltshire. One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Lloyds have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?

As your lender is Lloyds your lawyer must follow the formal requirements outlined in Section 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Lloyds. The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook stipulates minimum provisions for solar panel roof-space leases, and lawyers are required to report to Lloyds where a lease does not comply with these provisions. The conditions relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not restricted to Wiltshire.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Wiltshire?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Wiltshire. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

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