My IFA has asked me for my Abbey Wood solicitor’s panel member for the Nat West conveyancing panel. How do I obtain this. I have tried my local Abbey Wood branch but they cant find it on their system.
You are best placed to get this information from your Abbey Wood solicitor . They retain a central record lender panel numbers.
I am acquiring a new build duplex in Abbey Wood and my conveyancer is telling me that she has to the bank to disclose incentives from the seller. The Estate Agents are hassling me to sign contracts and I have no desire to prolong matters. is my lawyer playing by the book?
You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your lawyer. A precondition to being on a mortgage company panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.
I can see plenty of information on this site regarding conveyancing in Abbey Wood but what is your top tip for choosing the right conveyancer in Abbey Wood
It would be unwise to be seduced by the cheapest Abbey Wood conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
I am being advised by my solicitor that chancel insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Abbey Wood?
The appropriate level of chancel indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between National Westminster Bank and The Mortgage Works. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.
I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Abbey Wood. I have a mortgage offer with Yorkshire BS. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?
It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Yorkshire BS, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Abbey Wood. 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 conveyancing.
Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Abbey Wood
The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. 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.
I opted to have a survey completed on a property in Abbey Wood prior to retaining conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor has said that some banks may refuse to give a mortgage on such a premises.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Abbey Wood. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
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