My financial adviser has asked me for my Brentford solicitor’s panel reference for the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I find this out. I have e-mailed my local Brentford branch but they cant find it on their system.
Have you tried speaking to your Brentford lawyer about this?. Most Brentford law practices will retain a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each mortgage company.
I am buying a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Brentford who is on the Nationwide Building Society approved. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Nationwide Building Society in certain locations such as Brentford. We dont recommend any particular firm.
When it comes to lenders such as Co-operative, do Brentford property lawyers have to pay an annual charge to be on the list of approved solicitors?
We are not aware of any lender fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do levy an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.
Is there a list of Nottingham panel solicitors in Brentford on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?
No. There is no such directory service on the CML or Building Society Association sites. Very few lenders make their panel listings available over the internet. If you are in need of a Brentford conveyancing practitioner on the Nottingham please make the most of our facility.
I can not fathom if my bank obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date. I have called my Brentford building society branch on various occasions and was told it wasn't a problem and they will lend. My Brentford conveyancing solicitor - who is on the lender conveyancing panel- called to say that they refuse to lend in accordance with their UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook minimum lease term requirements. Who do I believe?
Your conveyancer has to comply with the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook section two specifications for your lender. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the mortgage company will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the lender to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Brentford is where the house is located. What do you suggest?
Flying freeholds in Brentford are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Brentford you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Brentford may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.
In my capacity as executor for the estate of my aunt I am disposing of a house in Monmouth but reside in Brentford. My conveyancer (based 300 miles from mehas requested that I execute a statutory declaration ahead of the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Brentford to witness and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Brentford based
Threeweeks into a sale of a flat in Brentford. Conveyancing is fine but we are being charged a fortune by the freeholder. So far we have issued a cheque for £237 for a leasehold management information and then another £117.20 for supplemental questions supplied by the purchaser's lawyer.
You will not have control over the level of the charges for this information but the average fee for the information for Brentford leasehold premises is £355. When it comes to Brentford conveyancing transactions it is standard for the vendor to pay for these charges. The landlord or their agents are under no statutory obligation to address these questions although many will agree to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Regretfully there is no law that mandates set fees for administrative tasks. Nor is there any legal time frame by which they are duty bound to provide answers.