As someone not used to conveyancing in Parsons Green what’s the number one tip you can give me for the ownership transfer in Parsons Green
You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Parsons Green or throughout England and Wales is an adversarial process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of opportunity for conflict between you and others involved in the ownership transfer. For instance, the seller, property agent and on occasion your lender. Selecting a lawyer for your conveyancing in Parsons Green is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE person in the process whose role it is to protect your best interests and to keep you safe.
There is a worrying increase in the "blame" culture- someone has to be at fault for the process taking so long. We recommend that you should always trust your conveyancer above the other players when it comes to the legal transfer of property.
Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a online directory to list firms on the Darlington Building Society conveyancing panel for example in Parsons Green?
We have not been informed any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a register.
Is it the case that all Parsons Green conveyancing solicitors on the Lloyds conveyancing panel are regulated by the SRA?
As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Lloyds conveyancing panel they would need to be governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. The majority of banks do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such organisation would be overseen by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
We have a mortgage agreed in principle with UBS. Parsons Green conveyancing solicitors have been appointed. How long does it take for UBS to forward the offer to the solicitor?
Some lenders take longer than others. Have UBS completed the valuation? Have you informed UBS as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the UBS conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.
We have agreed to purchase a house in Parsons Green. An unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender UBS be concerned?
As your lender is UBS your lawyer must check the formal instructions contained in Part 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for UBS. The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook stipulates minimum provisions for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to UBS where a lease does not meet these conditions. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not isolated to Parsons Green.
I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Parsons Green in advance of appointing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor has said that some lenders may refuse to grant a loan on a flying freehold premises.
It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Parsons Green. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
My husband and I are FTB’s - agreed a price, but the agent told us that the owners will only proceed if we instruct their preferred solicitors as they want an ‘expedited deal’. We would rather use a family conveyancer used to conveyancing in Parsons Green
We suspect that the owner is unaware of this request. If they want ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a genuine purchaser is going to damage their objectives. Speak to the vendors direct and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to progress, with finances in place © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you will continue to use your preferred Parsons Green conveyancing solicitors - rather thanthe ones that will earn their negotiator at the agency a referral fee or hit his conveyancing targets set by HQ.
I acquired a flat in Parsons Green last 16/4/2018 and to date it is still not registered with HM Land Registry. It is part of a new estate and my conveyancing practitioner told me that it may take over a year to register. I have spoken with the Land Registry directly and they say that the initial application was cancelled due to questions not being addressed in time. What can I do?
get in touch with your solicitor - if you are not getting sensible responses, look up their internal complaints process and escalate your concerns to a Partner. Registrations for Parsons Green conveyancing are not known to be especially complex.