My property lawyer in Shepherd's Bush has never been on on the Aldermore Solicitor Panel. Can I still continue with my prefered solicitor even though they are not on the Aldermore list of approved lawyers?
Your options are as follows:
- Complete the purchase with your existing Shepherd's Bush lawyers but Aldermore will need to retain a lawyer on their list of acceptable firms. This will result in additional overall legal charges and result in frustration.
- Choose an alternative lawyer to to deal with the conveyancing, remembering to check they are Aldermore approved.
- Try to convince your Aldermore based solicitor to try to join the Aldermore panel
Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush?
Two types of professional can do conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. The two can provide conveyancing services that required to complete the sale or acquisition of property. Both are obliged to conduct Shepherd's Bush conveyancing on similar standards and guidelines so you can be sure that your conveyancing will be properly conducted and that all necessary steps should be correctly attended to.
Is it the case that all Shepherd's Bush CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the UBS conveyancing panel?
A selection of banks and building societies now utilise CQS as the starting point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to join their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.
Is it the case that all Shepherd's Bush solicitor practices on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel are governed by the SRA?
As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Leeds Building Society approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the SRA. Some lenders do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the organisation would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
I have justfound out that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush for a purchase of a freehold house 18 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?
The quickest way to see if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Shepherd's Bush conveyancing specialists.
What makes your site different to alternative online quote calculators for conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush?
At this site obtain a conveyancing quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the issues for your conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush. As opposed to estate agents and brokerage sites we are not in the business of charging firms a commission if you appoint them for your property ownership legalities in Shepherd's Bush
I've recently bought a leasehold flat in Shepherd's Bush. Do I have any liability for service charges relating to a period prior to my ownership?
Where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous lessee and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. However, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. A critical element of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to be sure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.
If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).
I have given up trying to purchase the freehold in Shepherd's Bush. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?
if there is a absentee landlord or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to determine the premium.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Shepherd's Bush residence is 82 Minford Gardens in February 2009. The Tribunal determined that the enfranchisement price was £37,341 This case related to 2 flats. The remaining number of years on the lease was 72.92 years.
I note that you have a search directory identifying law firms on the lender conveyancing panel. Do Shepherd's Bush conveyancing companies pay you a referral fee if I retain them for my house purchase?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the bank conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to the any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush.