I am in the process of refinancing my home in Markyate, does my lawyer need to be on the Lloyds Solicitor panel?
In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on the Lloyds conveyancing panel, but Lloyds would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same conveyancing matter.
What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Markyate
There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Markyate and Solicitor firms in Markyate who can assist with your conveyancing We would stress that the two are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in transferring property. The two can deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.
I am assisting my mother sell her house in Markyate. Does the conveyancer order the energy performance certificate or should I organise this?
Following the abolition of HIPs, energy performance certificates was maintained a required element of selling a property. An energy performance certificate should be commissioned before the property is advertised. This is not as aspect of the sale process that law firms ordinarily organise. If you are using a Markyate conveyancing practitioner they may be able to arrange EPC’s due to their contacts with long established local providers
Is it the case that all Markyate solicitor firms on the TSB conveyancing panel are regulated by the SRA?
As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the TSB approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the SRA. Some mortgage companies do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the firms would be regulated by the CLC.
A colleague advised me that where I am purchasing in Markyate I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?
A search of this type is usually included in the estimate for your Markyate conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Markyate around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Markyate Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Markyate.
I am buying a new build flat in Markyate. 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.
Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Markyate
Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.
Taking into account that I am about to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds on 3 bedroom house in Markyate I would like to have a conversation with the solicitor about myhome move before instructing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?
Absolutely - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the solicitor due to be doing your conveyancing in Markyate.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important person, not a matter reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are quoted for residential conveyancing in Markyate should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.
Do online conveyancing organisations do everything a local Markyate solicitor does or do I still need to employ a solicitor for the final stages for my conveyancing in Markyate?
If you instruct an online conveyancer they will cover all the work your Markyate solicitor would cover.