Conveyancing Panel Success

Vanessa Newman Property Lawyers are pleased to announce that we have now been accepted onto the panel of Nationwide and The Mortgage Works.

The purchase process in 8 steps

So, after all the searching, you have found the right property and your offer has been accepted. It's now time to start the conveyancing process and below is a simple step by step guide to give you an understanding of the process and hopefully avoid any nasty surprises. 1. Choose your conveyancer or solicitor. For more details on choosing, take a look at my blog entitled Choosing the right conveyancer for you. If you need a mortgage to purchase the property, now you will make your formal application and pay for your valuation report or survey. When doing this take into consideration that any valuation report carried out on behalf of the Lender is for their purpose and there may be defects

We have just joined the Safe Buyer Scheme

Conveyancing fraud is on the rise and one particular type of fraud is Buyer Deposit Redirection Fraud. In 2015 86 buyers lost their deposit to fraudsters and, in 2016, that number increased to 159 and is currently costing buyers £45,000 a day. This form of fraud targets email communications between a conveyancer and client after the client’s computer has been hacked. When a computer has been hacked malware is left behind which is triggered by specific words. These words would be linked to buying a house or transferring a deposit for a property. Once these key words have been identified, the fraudsters know that they have a target. The buyer will receive an email that claims to be from thei

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