Unnecessary conveyancing enquiries cause delays

The Nationwide Bank recently highlighted how unnecessary enquiries from conveyancing solicitors causes delays in the homebuying process. This article in Today’s Conveyancer suggests these delays can be avoided if the conveyancing solicitors were to refer to the UK Finance Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook in the first instance. Robert Stevens, head of property risk operations, data and strategy at Nationwide, provided a few examples at the Law Society’s National Property Conference and you can read more here.
On a slightly lighter note, conveyancing professionals recently shared some of the strange enquiries they have received. Whilst some were shocked that such queries were even raised, they couldn’t help but find them amusing. Read more here.