Our lender has recommended solicitors on their panel based in South Harrow but I would rather use a conveyancing lawyer in South Harrow local to me. Can you help?
It is by no means the case that all South Harrow conveyancing solicitors are listed all banks conveyancing panel. Please make use of our search tool to find a South Harrow conveyancing solicitor on the on the mortgage company panel.
Forgive me if this question is silly but I am new to the home buying as FTB of a two bedroom flat in South Harrow. Do I pick up the keys to the house on the completion date from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will use a local conveyancing solicitor in South Harrow?
There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will electronically transfer the purchase money to the seller's lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be called to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this occurs between 1 and 3pm.
The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in South Harrow. Conveyancing was of an acceptable standard but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. How do I make a complaint?
Almost all lenders have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Department at head office. In most cases complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.
I was told two weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Nottingham. Is it usual for Nottingham to only issue the offer once my solicitor in South Harrow is approved on their conveyancing panel? Nottingham have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their PI Insurance.
Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Nottingham to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.
What does a local search tell me concerning the property my wife and I purchasing in South Harrow?
South Harrow conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for instance PSG The local search is essential in every South Harrow conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your new home. The search will provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (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 thirteen subject areas.
How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business property in South Harrow and how can you help?
The particular law that you refer to provides protection to business tenants, granting the dueness to apply to court for a renewal tenancy and remain in occupation when the lease reaches an end. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act to your advantage and assist with commercial conveyancing in South Harrow
My husband and I are a couple of weeks into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to a firm by the high street agent to perform conveyancing in South Harrow. We are not happy. Could you you assist me in finding new solicitors?
A lawyer would need to be really poor to suggest changing them. Has the mortgage been generated? If so you will need to inform them of the new contact details and ensure the offer are issued to the new lawyers. The conveyancer needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid escalating charges and frustration. That should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool should assist you in finding a bank approved conveyancer for your home move in South Harrow
My boyfriend is buying a basement flat in South Harrow. He was given a quote by the solicitor connected to the estate agents totaling £1156 . It was 9 years ago I sold and bought a house and the fee was £440. Have charges really gone up that much?
What does the conveyancing estimate include? Is it just for the legal fees, or what you will be paying in total (for instance South Harrow searches, land registry fees, etc)