The solicitor who assisted with my previous purchase has given a fee estimate £1700 for freehold conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope. I’m looking to sell a modern house for £300,000. This sounds overpriced. Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope?
The charges are a tad high. If you shop around you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as a hundred pounds. That being said, you mightcome to rue choosing an an untested lawyer. If is important to ensure that the solicitor can represent your mortgage company. You can use our comparison tool to select a Stanford Le Hope conveyancing company on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Stanford Le Hope.
Are all Stanford Le Hope Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the UBS conveyancing list of approved practices?
Some major lenders now utilise CQS as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitors wishing to remain on their panels.
Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Co-operative. Stanford Le Hope conveyancing solicitors have been appointed. How long does it take for Co-operative to send the offer to the lawyer?
There is no definitive answer here. Have Co-operative completed the survey? Have you advised Co-operative as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Co-operative conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.
Having digested plenty of mortgage guides, I note that they all recommend that you should get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my local Stanford Le Hope solicitor - who is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. Is that normal?
Aldermore will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Aldermore will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own Stanford Le Hope surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.
3 months have elapsed since my purchase conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?
The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.
Is it possible to swap firm as I have to appoint one who is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing list. I hired a high street conveyancing solicitor in Stanford Le Hope five minutes from me but the firm is not accepted by Norwich and Peterborough Building Society
We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Stanford Le Hope on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel. Please note that the property lawyers that we list do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Stanford Le Hope. Using the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this page, you can scrutinise costs for conveyancing solicitors in Stanford Le Hope and throughout England and Wales.
My brother has suggested that I instruct his lawyers for conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope. Should I use them?
Much as we are happy to recommend a Stanford Le Hope conveyancing lawyer the best way to choose a conveyancing lawyer is to seek recommendations from friends or relatives who have actually previously instructed the solicitor that you are contemplating using.
I have been searching for Stanford Le Hope competitive conveyancing fees. Can I be sure that all the Stanford Le Hope practices that are identified on your website are on the lender conveyancing panel?
The solicitor and licensed conveyancing practices on our directory have advised us that they are on the lender panel and agreed to advise us to take down their listing in the event of removal off of the mortgage company panel. To date we have not been informed by either a lender or a member of the public that the data about a specific Stanford Le Hope conveyancing solicitor being on the mortgage company conveyancing panel is incorrect.