I was informed recently by my lender that my New Eltham lawyer is not on the lender Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be sure whether this is correct?
You need to contact your New Eltham conveyancer. You lawyer should advise you of the situation. Where they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a New Eltham conveyancing firm that is on the conveyancing panel for your lender.
I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and must leave my rented apartment in New Eltham by 5/6/2019. Conveyancing for my house purchase is progressing. Is it possible to complete in six weeks as I wish to avoid having to move into short term accommodation?
It is unwise to provide notice on a rental unless you have exchanged. If you have not already done so, notify to your lawyer and request that they seek the assistance the owners solicitors, try to get a realistic time scale from them that all parties will work to achieve
I require quick conveyancing in New Eltham as I am faced with a deadline to sign on the dotted line in less than 4 weeks. Fortunately I do not require a mortgage. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?
As you are are a mortgage free purchaser you are at free not to have searches carried out although no lawyer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in New Eltham the following are examples of what can appear and therefore affect market value: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...
I decided to have a survey done on a property in New Eltham ahead of instructing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor advised that some lenders may refuse to give a loan on a flying freehold property.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in New Eltham. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
As co-executor for the will of my grandmother I am selling a residence in Swansea but I am based in New Eltham. My solicitor (who is 200 miles awayneeds me to sign a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in New Eltham who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?
strictly speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in New Eltham
Do online conveyancing companies do everything a local New Eltham solicitor does or do I still need to employ a solicitor for the final stages for my conveyancing in New Eltham?
If you use an online conveyancer they will undertake all the tasks your New Eltham solicitor would cover.