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Examples of recent conveyancing in Fenny Stratford since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Fenny Stratford

The Fenny Stratford conveyancing firm handling our Fenny Stratford conveyancing has uncovered a discrepancy between the information in the valuation survey and what is revealed within the title deeds. My lawyer informs me that he needs to ensure that the lender is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s stance appropriate?

Your solicitor must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

It is 10 years ago since I purchased my property in Fenny Stratford. Conveyancing lawyers have recently been instructed on the sale but I am unable to track down the title deeds. Will this jeopardise the sale?

You need not be too concerned. First the deeds may be kept by the mortgage company or they could be in the possession of the lawyers who acted in the purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the title will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing solicitors acquiring up to date copy of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Fenny Stratford involves registered property but in the rare situation where your home is not registered it is more tricky but is not insurmountable.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Fenny Stratford

There are two types of lawyers who can perform conveyancing in Fenny Stratford namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can handle conveyancing services that required to complete the sale or purchase of property. Both are required to carry out Fenny Stratford conveyancing on similar quality and guidelines so you can be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally conducted and that the requirements and steps should be appropriately taken.

Is it correct that all Fenny Stratford CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Nottingham conveyancing panel?

It is true that some lenders now use 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 Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their approved list of firms.

We are getting the release of further funds on our home loan from Nationwide as we intend to conduct alterations to our house in Fenny Stratford. Do we need to appoint a local Fenny Stratford solicitor on the Nationwide conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?

Nationwide do not ordinarily instruct a member of their conveyancing panel to handle such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Nationwide conveyancing panel.

Will our conveyancer be making enquiries regarding flooding during the conveyancing in Fenny Stratford.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers conducting conveyancing in Fenny Stratford. There are those who acquire a house in Fenny Stratford, completely expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical damage, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or sell the premises. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Lawyers are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that can be undertaken by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which will figure out the risks in Fenny Stratford. The standard information sent to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) incorporates a usual inquiry of the seller to find out if the premises has suffered from flooding. In the event that the residence has been flooded in past and is not disclosed by the vendor, then a purchaser could issue a legal claim for losses resulting from an inaccurate response. A purchaser’s lawyers will also conduct an environmental search. This should higlight if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries will need to be carried out.

I used Action Conveyancing a few years ago for my conveyancing in Fenny Stratford. Now, I need my files but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should 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 Fenny Stratford of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I purchased a flat in Fenny Stratford last 13/3/2023 and to date it is still not registered with the Land Registry. It is part of a development site and my property lawyer told me that it may take one year to register. I have called HMLR directly and they have informed me the original application was cancelled due to questions not being addressed in time. What can I do?

It is your conveyancer that you should get in touch with in order to satisfy any concerns which have been raised as part of the registration process for your Fenny Stratford property. Normal Fenny Stratford conveyancing practice includes an undertaking on the part of the previous owner’s property lawyer that they will assist in resolving any requisition raised by HMLR so it may be a case of seeking to enforce that undertaking if necessary.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Fenny Stratford regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Fenny Stratford practicing in commercial conveyancing in Fenny Stratford. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Bridgeman Kettle Llp, 257 Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 2EH
  • Beesons, 196 Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 2ST
  • Austin Ray, 102 Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 2RX
  • Criminal Defence Milton Keynes Solicitors Ltd, 62 Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 2SA
  • Emw Law Llp, Seebeck House, 1 Seebeck Place, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK5 8FR

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Fenny Stratford regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Fenny Stratford but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Allan Ainsworth & Co, 34 Colesbourne Drive, MK15 9AN
  • Right Choice Conveyancing Ltd, Milton Keynes Business Centre, MK14 6GD

Planning law solicitors in Fenny Stratford regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Fenny Stratford specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Fenny Stratford
  • Emw Law Llp, Seebeck House, 1 Seebeck Place, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK5 8FR
  • Shoosmiths Llp, Witan Gate House, 500-600 Witan Gate West, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 1SH

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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