My IFA requires my St Neots solicitor’s panel member for the HSBC conveyancing panel. What is the best way to find this out. I have e-mailed my local St Neots branch but they have not got back to me yet.
You are best placed to get this information from your St Neots conveyancer . They keep a central record lender panel numbers.
Can the conveyancing solicitors identified via your search tool carry out attended exchange conveyancing in St Neots?
There are a few conveyancing specialists carrying out personalised exchanges. You should call us to get a costs illustration and details as to dates.
This question may be naive but I am new to the home moving as a 1st time buyer of a two bedroom flat in St Neots. Do I receive the keys to the premises on the completion date from my solicitor? If so, I will find a High Street conveyancing solicitor in St Neots?
There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the purchase money to the vendor’s solicitors, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be called to collect the keys from the selling Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.
When it comes to lenders such as Skipton, do St Neots conveyancing practitioners face an annual charge to be on the conveyancing panel?
We are not aware of any lender fees to register on their panel, although some do levy an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.
After much negotiation I have agreed a price on a house in St Neots. My financial adviser pressured me to appoint their property lawyer. I paid an advanced payment of £175. A couple of days later, the conveyancer called me to say that they were not on the Skipton conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Skipton panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in St Neots?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in St Neots. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in St Neots. I have stumble across a web site which appears to be the ideal offering If it is possible to get all this stuff done via phone that would be ideal. Should I be wary? What should out be looking out for?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?
Is planning consent necessary to change a single dwelling into a couple of flats in St Neots? This has taken place to a house opposite to my home in St Neots and was not aware of it happening until it was finished.
Planning permission is needed for converting a single house in St Neots into apartments but possibly not for reverting back to single dwelling-house so, in answer to your question, yes,a it is needed.