We are planning to acquire a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in Wood Green who is on the Nottingham solicitor panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Nottingham . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Wood Green.
We're in Wood Green, First time buyers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is HSBC , and our solicitor is on the HSBC conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the HSBC conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no solicitor should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.
I am purchasing a end of terrace house in Wood Green. The intention is to an extension at the rear at the property.Will the conveyancing process include enquiries to determine if these works are allowed?
Your solicitor will check the deeds as conveyancing in Wood Green will on occasion reveal restrictions in the title deeds which prevent categories of changes or require the consent of a 3rd party. Many additions need local authority planning consent and approval in accordance building regulations. Some locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. It would be sensible to check these things with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.
My conveyancer has informed me that lack of building regulations insurance is required on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Wood Green?
The appropriate level of lack of building regulations indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between Santander and Coventry Building Society. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.
I can not fathom if my bank obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date. I have telephoned my Wood Green building society branch on numerous occasions and was told they are content with the situation and they will lend. My Wood Green conveyancing solicitor - who is on the bank conveyancing panel- called and was told they refuse to lend in accordance with their UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook minimum lease term requirements. I simply don't know who is right.
The lawyer has to comply with the CML Handbook section two provisions for your bank. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the mortgage company will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the lender to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.
What can a local search reveal concerning the house we're purchasing in Wood Green?
Wood Green conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations such as Onsearch The local search plays an important role in most Wood Green conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject headings.
I used Arc property Solicitors several years ago for my conveyancing in Wood Green. I now require my papers however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Wood Green of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
My husband and I are 14 days into a residential purchase having been referred to conveyancers by the selling agent to handle our conveyancing in Wood Green. I am am starting to be frustrated with the level of service. Can you help me find new solicitors?
A conveyancer would have to be very poor to suggest replacing them. Has your mortgage offer been generated? If so you will need to advise them of the new conveyancer and get the mortgage documents are issued to the new lawyers. Your new solicitor ideally should be on the lenders approved list to avoid added charges and frustration. That should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool should help you find a lender approved lawyer for your home move in Wood Green