What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Swaffham? Why is this being asked of me?
It is indeed that case that these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in Swaffham. Nowadays you can not proceed with any conveyancing deal without first providing proof of your identity. Ordinarily this takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence as well as a council tax bill. Remember if you are supplying your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper section and photo card part, one is not sufficient in the absence of the other.
Verification of your origin of funds is mandated under Money Laundering Regulations. Please do not be offended when when this is requested of you as your conveyancer will need to have this information on record. Your Swaffham conveyancing lawyer will need to see evidence of proof of funds before they are able to accept any money from you into their client account and they will also ask further questions regarding the source of funds.
Our bank has suggested solicitors on their panel based in Swaffham but I would rather use a conveyancing lawyer in Swaffham or nearer to where I live. Are you able to help?
Not all Swaffham conveyancing solicitors are listed all banks conveyancing panel. Do make use of the above search tool to identify a Swaffham conveyancing firm on the on the lender panel.
Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that may impact a commercial land in Swaffham?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Swaffham will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Swaffham. 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 Swaffham.
For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Swaffham it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately can result in delays to Swaffham commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Swaffham.
I used Wolstenholmes several years past for my conveyancing in Swaffham. Now, I need my documents but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Swaffham of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Swaffham in advance of instructing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor has said that some lenders will refuse to issue a loan on a flying freehold home.
It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Swaffham. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
I own a leasehold flat in Swaffham. Conveyancing and Leeds Building Society mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1997. The conveyancing practitioner in Swaffham who previously acted has now retired. What should I do?
First make enquiries of HMLR to be sure that this person is indeed the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to incur the fees of a Swaffham conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.
Swaffham Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should consider before buying
It is important to be aware if a new roof is being installed or some other major work is anticipated that will be shared amongst the leasehold owners and could well materially impact the level of the maintenance charges or require a one off invoice. How many years are left on the lease? Make sure you discover if there are any onerous prohibitions in the lease. For instance it is reasonably common in Swaffham leases that pets are not permitted in in a block in Swaffham. If you like the apartmentin Swaffham however your cat can’t live with you then you will be presented with a hard compromise.