After what seems like an age a mortgage agreement from HSBC for the refinancing of my 2 room flat is to be issued any day now. Could you suggest a low cost conveyancing solicitor in Silvertown?
You are on the wrong site if you are seeking the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Silvertown. We can offer you value for money conveyancing but we do not aim to work with the cheapest lawyers. Resist the temptation to appoint organisations offering £100 conveyancing in Silvertown. At best, in going for low cost conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst you will end up invoiced for extras and still not receive the service required.
I have given 8 weeks notice to my current landlord and have to be out of my let out flat in Silvertown by 12/11/2020. Conveyancing for my house purchase has just started. Can I complete in three weeks as don't want to have to move into short term accommodation?
It is unwise to give notice for your tenancy unless your lawyer suggests that you should. If you have not already done so, contact to your solicitor and urge them to they seek the assistance the sellers lawyers, try to an agreed time frame that all parties will look to achieve
In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Silvertown? Why is this being asked of me?
To satisfy the Money Laundering Regulations any Silvertown conveyancing firm will require evidence of your identity in all conveyancing matters. This is normally dealt with by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility bill evidencing your correct address.
Under Money Laundering Regulations, conveyancers are required to check not just the identity of conveyancing clients but also the source of monies that they receive in respect of any matter. Refusal to disclose this may result in your conveyancer terminating their relationship with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.
Your conveyancers are duty bound to make a disclosure to the appropriate authorities should they believe that any amounts received by them may contravene the Money Laundering Regulations.
I am purchasing a garden flat in Silvertown. Can I do my own conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Silvertown you will have to appoint a solicitor on your mortgage company's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Silvertown.
I used Arc property Solicitors a few years ago for my conveyancing in Silvertown. Now, I need the files however the law firm has closed. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing 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 Silvertown of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Me and my husband accepted an offer on a Silvertown apartment we inherited some years ago in 2010. I have over twenty years conveyancing know-how and, now retired, intend to do the legal work. The buyer's lawyer has informed me that their building society will not allow us to do our own conveyancing insisting the funds to be released via a solicitor's bank account.
Lending instructions to lawyers from all CML members specify that If the seller is not legally represented the buyer’s lawyers should check whether the bank needs to be informed so that a decision can be made as to whether or not they are prepared to move forward.