I am not in a position to travel far from Ivybridge. Is there a reason why all Ivybridge lawyers aren't automatically on all lender panels?
Lenders normally impose restrictions on either the type or volume of conveyancing firms on their panel. Frequent examples of such criteria being that the firm is required to have two or more partners. In addition to restricting the structure of firm, some have decided to reduce the number of firms they permit to represent them. You should note that building societies have no responsibility for the standard of service supplied by any Ivybridge lawyer on their approved list. Increases in mortgage fraud was a key driver in the rationalisation of conveyancing panels in the last decade even though there are contrary points of view about whether solicitors sat at the center of that fraud. Data from the Land Registry indicates that thousands of conveyancing firms only transact one or two conveyances a year. Those supporting conveyancing panel cuts ask why law firms deserve any entitlement to be on a bank panel when it is evident that conveyancing is not their speciality?
My grandfather passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Ivybridge. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £5k. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Yorkshire BS, pay off the mortgage. Is this allowed?
Given you plan to re-mortgage then Yorkshire BS will require that you use a conveyancer on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Yorkshire BS mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
I have justdiscovered that Arc property Solicitors have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Ivybridge for a purchase of a leasehold flat 12 months ago. How can I establish that the property is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?
The quickest way to check if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Ivybridge conveyancing specialists.
What is different about your site and other internet conveyancing solicitors for conveyancing in Ivybridge?
At this site secure a fixed fee quote via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that understands the nuances for your conveyancing in Ivybridge. As opposed to estate agents and many comparison sites we do not operate referral arrangements with solicitors. A large number of agents and online brokers 'recommend' the firm who pay the most per referral, as opposed to the best value conveyancing in Ivybridge
I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for purchase conveyancing in Ivybridge. I have discover a web site which seems to have the ideal solution If it is possible to get all this stuff done via email 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 brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Ivybridge. I I would like to check if they are on the lender's approved list of lawyers. Could you or the lender confirm if they are on the panel?
One option is to call your solicitor and ask them if they are on the lender's approved list. Alternatively please call us and we can investigate and revert. If they are not on the conveyancing panel we can certainly arrange a reputable conveyancing solicitor in Ivybridge on the approved list for your mortgage company.