Are all Woodley Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel?
It is true that some banks and building societies now utilise CQS as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their panels.
is it true that all Woodley solicitors on the RBS conveyancing panel are overseen by the SRA?
As solicitors, in order to be on the RBS conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the SRA. Many banks do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the organisation would be regulated by the CLC.
We had chosen conveyancing lawyers based in Woodley on the Nationwide solicitor panel. They have just invoiced me a further charge for dealing with the Nationwide mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee specified by Nationwide?
Unfortunately, so long as it is in their Terms and Conditions or estimate then yes your solicitor is entitled to levy a fee for this. The charge is not set by Nationwide but by your Woodley solicitor. Plenty of firms on the Nationwide panel will charge ’dealing with mortgage’ fee and others do not.
I am buying a property and the lawyer has mentioned Chancel Repair to which the house could be obligated to pay given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has recommended insurance. Is this strictly required for conveyancing in Woodley
Unless a previous acquisition of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you may expect conveyancing practitioners conducting conveyancing in Woodley to continue to propose a a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.
I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in Woodley. I now require my file however the law firm has closed. What do I do?
Do 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 Woodley of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Given that I will soon spend over three hundred thousand on a property in Woodley I wish to have a conversation with the conveyancer regarding thehouse move ahead of giving the go ahead to the firm. Can this be arranged?
This is something that we encourage - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the lawyer who will be conducting your conveyancing in Woodley.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is unique person, not a case number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are provided with for your conveyancing in Woodley should be the figure that you are charged.
I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for remortgage conveyancing in Woodley. I happened to land on a site which seems to have the ideal solution If it is possible to get all this stuff done via web that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?