My financial adviser says he needs my Selsdon law firm’s panel member for the Santander conveyancing panel. How do I obtain this. I have contacted my local Selsdon branch but they have not got back to me yet.
The sensible thing to do is ask for this information from your Selsdon conveyancing practitioner . Most Selsdon conveyancing practices will keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each mortgage company.
We are planning to acquire a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Selsdon who is on the Leeds Building Society solicitor panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Leeds Building Society . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Selsdon.
Forgive me if this question is silly but I am new to the home buying as FTB of a garden flat in Selsdon. Do I collect the keys to the house on the completion date from my solicitor? If so, I will find a local conveyancing solicitor in Selsdon?
On the day of completion you do not need to go to the conveyancers office in Selsdon. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the completion advance to the vendor’s conveyancers, and once they have received this, you will be able to collect the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this occurs early afternoon.
When it comes to mortgage companies such as Barclays, do Selsdon conveyancing practitioners have to pay a yearly amount to be on the list of approved solicitors?
We are not aware of any lender fees to be on their panel, although some do levy an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.
I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Selsdon off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Nottingham. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?
It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Nottingham, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Nottingham conveyancing panel.
Do I need to take out insurance to cover chancel repairs when acquiring a property in Selsdon?
Unless a prior purchase of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you can expect lawyers conducting conveyancing in Selsdon to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.
I used Action Conveyancing several years ago for my conveyancing in Selsdon. I now require my papers however the law firm has closed. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Selsdon of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
How easy is it to use the search tool to locate a conveyancing solicitor in Selsdon on the panel for my bank?
1st choose a lender such as Birmingham Midshires, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Platform Home Loans Ltd then choose your preferred area for instance Selsdon. Conveyancing practices in Selsdon and nationally should be identified.