Can the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend execute attended exchange conveyancing in Sandwich?
There are a few conveyancing experts carrying out one day exchanges. Do contact us to obtain a costs illustration and details as to availability.
What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Sandwich? Is this really necessary?
You are right in these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in Sandwich. Nowadays you can not complete any conveyancing deal in the absence handing over evidence of your identity. Ordinarily this takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a bank statement. Please note that if you are supplying your driving licence as proof of ID it needs to be both the paper element as well as the photo card part, one is not satisfactory without the other.
Verification of the origin of monies is required under Money Laundering Regulations. Don’t be offended when when this is requested of you as your conveyancing solicitor must retain this information on file. Your Sandwich conveyancing lawyer will require evidence of proof of funds before they are able to accept any money from you into their client account and they should also ask further queries concerning the source of monies.
Can you clarify what the consequences are if my solicitor is expelled from the Nottingham Conveyancing panel ahead of completing my conveyancing in Sandwich?
The first thing to point out is that, this is a very rare occurrence. In most cases even where a law firm is removed off of a panel the lender would allow the completion to go ahead as the lender would appreciate the difficulties that they would place you in if you have to instruct a new solicitor days before completion. In a worst case scenario where the lender insists that you instruct a new firm then it is possible for a very good lawyer to expedite the conveyancing albeit that you may pay a significant premium for this. The analogous situation is where a buyer instructs a lawyer, exchanges contracts and the law firm is shut down by a regulator such as the SRA. Again, in this situation you can find lawyers who can troubleshoot their way to bring the conveyancing to a satisfactory conclusion - albeit at a cost.
What will a local search reveal concerning the house we're buying in Sandwich?
Sandwich conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company such as Onsearch The local search plays a central part in many a Sandwich conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search should provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic headings.
The deeds to our property are lost. The lawyers who did the conveyancing in Sandwich 5 years ago are no longer around. What do I do?
You no longer need to have the physical deeds to evidence that you are the registered proprietor of land or property, as the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.
I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing solicitor in Sandwich for my house move. Can I see a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?
Anyone can read published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For callers outside the UK, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded call for training reasons.