I opted for a St John's Wood based firm for my conveyancing in St John's Wood today. After carefully reading the Ts and Cs I seewe are liable for costs even if the dealdoes not proceed. Should I ditch them and select an internet solicitor practice promoting no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in St John's Wood?
Generally there is a compromise along the lines that if "No Sale No Fee" is available then the conveyancing charges will tend to be be higher to neutralise those transactions that do not go ahead. You should be mindful that these promotions tend not to protect you from outlay such as St John's Wood conveyancing search costs.
Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in St John's Wood even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for instance where I want to acquire a shop in St John's Wood with a loan from Godiva Mortgages Ltd?
Our search tool is predominantly used to find residential conveyancing solicitors in St John's Wood but we have set out at the end of this page a few St John's Wood commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the firm directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Godiva Mortgages Ltd
Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in St John's Wood?
There are two types of lawyers who can execute conveyancing in St John's Wood namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals administer conveyancing services that you need to complete the sale or purchase of property. Both are required to conduct St John's Wood conveyancing on similar standards and guidelines so you can be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally carried out and that the requirements and procedures should be accurately followed.
is it true that all St John's Wood solicitors on the Skipton conveyancing panel are governed by the SRA?
As solicitors, in order to be on the Skipton approved list of solicitors they would need to be regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Many lenders do list licenced conveyancers on their panel and in that case the organisation would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
We had chosen conveyancing lawyers located in St John's Wood on the UBS solicitor panel. They are now charging me a further fee for the legal aspects of the UBS mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee set by UBS?
Unfortunately, as long as it is in their Terms of Engagement or estimate then yes your property lawyer may charge a fee for this. This charge is not dictated by UBS but by your St John's Wood conveyancing practitioner. Numerous firms on the UBS panel will levy ’dealing with mortgage’ fee and others do not.
Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial premises in St John's Wood?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in St John's Wood will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in St John's Wood. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in St John's Wood.
For each commercial conveyancing transaction in St John's Wood it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may cause delays to St John's Wood commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in St John's Wood.
I'm remortgaging my current property to a buy to let loan with Lloyds TSB Bank and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on a second property. The neighborhood we are looking at is St John's Wood. Will your solicitors be able to act for the two banks and tie in the transactions?
Make use of our comparison tool on this site to ensure that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panels. Assuming that they are your lawyer should be able to tie up the two deals but you should talk with you lawyer and make clear your desired outcome and needs.
Is it best to appoint a St John's Wood conveyancing lawyer who is local to the property I am purchasing? I have an old university friend who can handle the legal formalities but they are based a couple of hundredkilometers away.
The benefit of a high street St John's Wood conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to execute documents, hand in your ID and pester them where appropriate. They will also have local knowledge which is a benefit. However it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and the majority were happy that should trump using an unfamiliar St John's Wood conveyancing lawyer just because they are St John's Wood based.