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Main reasons to let us assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Whissendine

  • 1 This site is the first site offering you the facility to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Whissendine will be carried out by a property lawyer on your bank approved panel.
  • 2 Over the years Whissendine conveyancer have established very good working relationships with Whissendine local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Whissendine.
  • 3 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory listing bank approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Whissendine who are regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 4 Solicitor conveyancing firms have valuable personal links with Whissendine selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 The Whissendine conveyancing practitioners that are identified are dedicated to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Whissendine

Examples of recent conveyancing in Whissendine since November 2023*

Sale

of semi premises, Goodwood Road, LE15 7TE completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £280,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: securing official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of semi residence, Swift Close, LE13 0BB completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £191,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whissendine

I have just been advised by my broker that my Whissendine solicitor is not on the mortgage company Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be sure whether this is correct?

Your first step should be to call your Whissendine lawyer directly. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to notify you what has happened. If they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a Whissendine conveyancing firm that is on the approved list of lawyers for your lender.

My husband and I are approaching an exchange on a house in Whissendine and my mum and dad have transferred the exchange deposit to my lawyer. I am now informed that as the deposit has been received from someone other than me my lawyer needs to disclose this to my bank. Apparently, in also acting for the mortgage company he must inform them that the balance of the purchase price is coming from anyone other than me. I advised the bank concerning my parents' contribution when I applied for the mortgage, so is it really appropriate for him to raise this?

Your conveyancer is duty bound to check with the bank to ensure that they are aware that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own funds. The solicitor can only report this to your lender if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Whissendine. My lender is Platform

Platform have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 19/2/2024, the requirements read as follows :

I have been told that property searches are the primary reason for hinderance in Whissendine house deals. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Whissendine.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Whissendine?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Whissendine. 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 am buying my first flat in Whissendine benefiting from help to buy. The builders would not move on the price so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The estate agent told me not reveal to my lawyer about this deal as it would impact my mortgage with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Whissendine

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Whissendine practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Simmonds Grant, 4 Mill Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6EA
  • Latham & Co, 15 High Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0TX
  • Mark Shepherd Limited, The White House, 19 High Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0TZ
  • Oldham Marsh Page Flavell, The White House, 19 High Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0TZ
  • Peter W Marsh & Co, Pembroke Gardens, 19 High Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0TZ

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Whissendine?

Licensed Conveyancers deal with the transfer of the legal title of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales not just Whissendine. If using a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you should:
  • Be supplied with an honest and lawful service.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of legal services.
  • Have your transaction dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Receive a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Receive a service which is accessible and responsive to your individual needs.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your individual needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Have a swift, impartial and comprehensive service when if a complaint is made about your conveyancing in Whissendine.

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Whissendine is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Representing lender (where applicable)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drafting Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Negotiating amendments to the draft Transfer
  • Corresponding with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to relevant parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the change in proprietorship and the home loan (if applicable) at the Land Registry.

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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