We see that you have a search directory listing firms on the Barclays conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a commission if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Eel Pie Island?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Barclays conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Eel Pie Island.
My lawyer in Eel Pie Island is not listed on the Nationwide Building Society Approved Panel. Can I still retain my prefered solicitor even though they are excluded from the Nationwide Building Society approved list?
Your options are as follows:
- Complete the purchase with your existing Eel Pie Island solicitors but Nationwide Building Society will need to retain a lawyer on their panel. This will inevitably rack up the overall legal charges and result in delays.
- Get a new lawyer to act in the conveyancing, remembering to check they are Convince your conveyancer to use their best endeavours to join the Nationwide Building Society conveyancing panel
I am purchasing a detached bungalow in Eel Pie Island. We would like to carry out a loft conversion at the property.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to determine if these works are prohibited?
Your conveyancer will check the registered title as conveyancing in Eel Pie Island will on occasion identify restrictions in the title documents which restrict categories of changes or necessitated the permission of a 3rd party. Certain extensions require local authority planning permissions and approval under the building regulations. Many areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. You should check these things with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.
Are all Eel Pie Island Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Nationwide conveyancing list of approved firms?
Some major lenders now use CQS as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS accreditation 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 solicitors wishing to remain on their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.
It is unclear whether my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date. I have telephoned my Eel Pie Island building society branch on numerous occasions and was told it does not affect the mortgage offer and they will lend. My Eel Pie Island conveyancing solicitor - who is on the bank conveyancing panel- telephoned to say that they would not lend based on their specific requirements. Who do I believe?
Provided that the lawyer is on the bank approved list, she or he must adhere to the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook provisions for the bank. 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 mortgage company to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.
What does a local search inform me about the property we're purchasing in Eel Pie Island?
Eel Pie Island conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations such as Onsearch The local search is essential in every Eel Pie Island conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search should reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject areas.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Eel Pie Island. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.
Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Eel Pie Island
Please supply a car parking plan. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. 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. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared.
How and when do I cover the costs of the Stamp Duty Land Tax payable for my conveyancing in Eel Pie Island?
The lawyer should complete a Land Transaction Return Form on your behalf as part of your Eel Pie Island conveyancing transaction for signature. After completion your solicitor will submit your STL application to the Inland Revenue and - as long as they have the money - pay any Stamp Duty payable for you.