My fiance and I are intent on purchasing a ground floor flat in Greenfield. My property lawyer is not on the lender conveyancing panel. Is it possible for me to retain my Greenfield conveyancing solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the mortgage company panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?
You have a number of alternatives available to you here
- Complete the purchase with your preferred Greenfield conveyancing practitioner but your mortgage company will need to appoint a solicitor on their conveyancing panel. This will result in additional charges together with potential interruption.
- Choose a fresh conveyancer to conduct the conveyancing, making sure they are on the lender conveyancing panel.
- Convince your conveyancing practitioner to seek to join the lender panel
My bank has suggested solicitors on their panel based in Greenfield but I would rather choose a conveyancing lawyer in Greenfield round the corner to me. Are you able to assist?
Not all Greenfield conveyancing practitioners are on all banks conveyancing panel. Use the above search tool to find a Greenfield conveyancing conveyancer on the on the mortgage company panel.
A relative suggested that if I am buying in Greenfield I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?
This is a search is usually quoted for as part of the standard Greenfield conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Greenfield around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Greenfield Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Greenfield Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Greenfield.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in last month in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Greenfield is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Greenfield are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Greenfield you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Greenfield 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 premises.
I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for freehold conveyancing in Greenfield. I've discover a web site which appears to be the ideal answer If there is a chance to get all this stuff done via phone that would be ideal. Do I need to be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?
My aunt purchased her house in Greenfield in 2005. She has been married, widowed and in recent months got remarried. She now wishes to the sell the Greenfield property. I suspect that she will simply be need to provide a copy of the marriage certificates to the conveyancer but she is anxious it will delay the house move. Is it worth updating the title details for the property?
You are not required to update the register as long as you have the proof required to show how the change of name occurred.
The purchaser’s property lawyer will review the land registry details and request evidence by way of proof of the name change for example marriage documentation.