My conveyancer has identified a a legal deficiency with the lease for the property we are purchasing in Beddington. The other side have offered defective title insurance as a solution. We are content with insurance and will pay for it. Our lawyer has advised that he must ensure that the lender is content with this solution. Are we the client or is the lender?
Even though you have a mortgage offer from the mortgage company does not mean to say that the property will meet their requirements for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. You and the mortgage company are the client. The appropriate lender conditions must be adhered to.
I have a decision in principle. The lender mentioned the loan came with free conveyancing. Does this mean I have to appoint their panel lawyer as I would prefer to use a high street conveyancing solicitor in Beddington?
Do check but the the probability is that allocate you one of their panel lawyers if you accept the "fee-free" deal. Contact the lender and determine if they make available a monetary alternative. Some lenders have previously offered a £250 cashback as a further option in which case you could put that amount towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor in Beddington.
I note that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to take this when buying a house in Beddington? or Apparently there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that homeowners living in a parish church boundary may be liable to contribute towards repairs towards the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this suitable for conveyancing in Beddington?
Unless a previous acquisition of the house completed post 12 October 2013 you can assume that solicitors conducting conveyancing in Beddington to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
How difficult is it to swap solicitor as I need to instruct one who is on the Barclays conveyancing panel. I had appointed a local conveyancing solicitor in Beddington five minutes from me but he is not accepted by Barclays
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Is it best to go with a Beddington conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am buying? I have an old university friend who can carry out the legal work but her office is approximately 350miles drive away.
The primary upside of using a local Beddington conveyancing practice is that you can attend the office to sign documents, deliver your ID and pester them if necessary. Having local Beddington know how is a benefit. However it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who used your friend and in the main were content that must trump using an unknown Beddington conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being based in the area.
Am in the process of buying my first property in Beddington. Conveyancing solicitor has been chosen. The financial consultant suggested that a survey is not appropriate as the property is only 20 yrs old.
At the very least you should order a Home Buyer's Report. As the property is over 10 years old the property will be without a warranty, so you don't want to take a risk. For a property that age with no signs of defects a Home Buyer's report may suffice. The report should highlight any apparent problems and suggest further investigation where appropriate. If there are any signs of problems seek a full Building Survey from the beginning.