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Reasons to use our Abbeymeads conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based hundreds of kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Abbeymeads
  • 2 Our site is the first site offering you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Abbeymeads will be carried out by a conveyancer on your mortgage lender’s authorised panel.
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Abbeymeads is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 4 Abbeymeads conveyancing lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 5 Chances are that the the solicitors for the other party have offices in Abbeymeads - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms

Examples of recent conveyancing in Abbeymeads since October 2021*

Disposal

of terraced property, Burbage Road, SN2 5HZ completing on 08/10/2021 at a price of £110,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: securing official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Sale

of terraced residence, Hathaway Road, SN2 7TY completing on 08/10/2021 at a price of £235,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion

Sale

of house premises, Bruce Street, SN2 2EW completing on 11/10/2021 at a price of £225,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Disposal

of detached residence premises, Hawkins Street, SN2 2AQ completing on 15/10/2021 at a price of £190,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Abbeymeads

I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and have to vacate my rented property in Abbeymeads by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase is progressing. Is it possible to complete in three weeks as don't want to have to find temporary accommodation?

It is unwise to provide notice on a rental unless you have exchanged. If you have not already done so, contact to your conveyancer and ask them to they cajole the other lawyers, try to an acceptable time-line that everyone will aim to achieve

Will our lawyer be raising questions concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Abbeymeads.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Abbeymeads. There are those who purchase a house in Abbeymeads, completely expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical destruction, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or sell the premises. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Solicitors are not qualified to offer advice on flood risk, however there are a numerous searches that can be undertaken by the buyer or by their lawyers which will give them a better appreciation of the risks in Abbeymeads. The conventional set of information given to a buyer’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a usual inquiry of the seller to discover if the premises has suffered from flooding. If flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the seller, then a buyer could issue a claim for damages resulting from an inaccurate response. The purchaser’s solicitors may also carry out an enviro search. This will higlight whether there is any known flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries will need to be carried out.

The deeds to my property can not be found. The solicitors who handled the conveyancing in Abbeymeads 10 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?

In today’s world there are duplicates made of almost everything, and your solicitor will know precisely where to locate all the appropriate documentation so you may purchase or sell your property without any difficulty. If copies can’t be found, your solicitor can arrange cover in the form of insurance or indemnities against future claims on the premises.

I am buying my first flat in Abbeymeads with a mortgage from Bank of Ireland. The builders would not budge the amount so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative suggested that I not to tell my solicitor about the extras as it will affect my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder 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.

I opted to have a survey done on a house in Abbeymeads ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor has said that some lenders may not give a loan on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Abbeymeads. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Abbeymeads to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I am contemplating using a web based solicitor as opposed to a Abbeymeads conveyancing practice. Should I ‘stay local’?

Various benefits exist in having the opportunity to visit a local Abbeymeads conveyancing solicitor for instance

  • signing documents on short notice
  • getting one on one explanations of things that need explaining
  • the ability to complain if matters need to addressed

When checking quotes, look carefully for hidden extras. Most decent Abbeymeads high street solicitors give an all-inclusive price. Often online agents appear to offer discounted fees, but have hidden 'extras' in the small print.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Abbeymeads regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Abbeymeads practicing in commercial conveyancing in Abbeymeads. This may include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Nhlex Limited, 6 Drakes Meadow, Penny Lane, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3LL
  • Thrings Llp, 6 Drakes Meadow, Penny Lane, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3LL
  • Thrings (services) Ltd, 6 Drakes Meadow, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3LL
  • Thring Townsend Lee & Pembertons, 6 Drakes Meadow, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3LL
  • Pooleys Solicitors Llp, 10-15 Regent Circus, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1PP

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Abbeymeads regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Abbeymeads but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Fox & Co Licensed Conveyancer, Shaftesbury Centre, SN2 2AZ
  • Hoffman Male, Regus House, SN5 6QR

Planning law solicitors in Abbeymeads regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Abbeymeads with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Thrings Llp, 6 Drakes Meadow, Penny Lane, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3LL
  • Pooleys Solicitors Llp, 10-15 Regent Circus, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1PP

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

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