It has come to my attention via my estate agent that my Queensbury property lawyer is not on the bank Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be certain if this is indeed the case?
The sensible course of action for you to take is to call your Queensbury lawyer directly. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to inform you what has happened. If they are not on the panel they may be able to suggest a Queensbury conveyancing firm that is on the conveyancing panel for your bank.
We are planning to purchase with Earl Shilton BS. I went into 3 or 4 high street practices yet am struggling to find a Queensbury conveyancing firm on the Earl Shilton BS approved list. Can you assist?
Please do take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this site. Pick the lender and type Queensbury or your preferred area and you will discover numerous conveyancers based in Queensbury or near you.
A colleague advised me that in buying a property in Queensbury there may be a number of restrictions prohibiting external changes to a property. Is this right?
There are anumerous of properties in Queensbury which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Queensbury should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.
When it comes to mortgage companies such as Nationwide, do Queensbury lawyers face a fee to be on the list of approved solicitors?
We are unaware of any mortgage company fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do charge an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.
I was told four weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by RBS. Is it usual for RBS to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Queensbury is approved on their conveyancing panel? RBS have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their PI Insurance.
A lender would not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for RBS to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the RBS conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.
The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Queensbury. 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 legal work.
Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Queensbury
Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?
Taking into account that I am about to part with 450k on a two bedroom apartment in Queensbury I would like to talk to a conveyancer about mytransaction before appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?
Absolutely - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the lawyer who will be carrying out your conveyancing in Queensbury.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique individual, not a matter number. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are provided with for residential conveyancing in Queensbury should be the figure that you are charged.
I am due to assess quotes for conveyancing in Queensbury from three conveyancer and appoint one. Am I right to instruct them to hold tight until I have found somewhere to acquire.
You should wait to ask your conveyancer to start work and order searches once the offer has been agreed to on the property particularly as Queensbury conveyancing searches are a couple of hundred pounds.