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Reasons to use our Alderley Edge conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Alderley Edge has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 2 The Alderley Edge conveyancing firms that are listed are committed to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Alderley Edge
  • 3 Alderley Edge property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Alderley Edge conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your conveyancing
  • 4 Alderley Edge solicitors will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Alderley Edge is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Alderley Edge since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Alderley Edge

The mortgage agreement from Santander for the refinancing of my single bedroom flat is due any day now. Could you put forward a cheap conveyancing law firm in Alderley Edge?

You are on the wrong site if you are in need of cut-price fees for conveyancing in Alderley Edge. We can offer you cost effective conveyancing but we do not work with the cheapest lawyers. Avoid the trap of appointing brokers enticing you with £99 conveyancing in Alderley Edge. In your best case scenario, in being led by cheap conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst it will result in you spending a lot in additional fees and still not receive the service you were hoping for.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Alderley Edge? What am I being asked for?

In order to comply with Money Laundering Regulations any Alderley Edge conveyancing firm will require proof of identity in all conveyancing matters. This is normally dealt with by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility account evidencing your correct address.

Under Money Laundering Regulations, conveyancers are required to validate not simply the identity of conveyancing clients but also the origin of the money that they receive in respect of any matter. An unwillingness to disclose this will result in your solicitor ending their relationship with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.

Your conveyancers are duty bound to notify the relevant authorities should they consider that any monies received by them may contravene the Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Alderley Edge

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Alderley Edge and Solicitor practices in Alderley Edge who provide Conveyancing services We would stress that the two are regulated professionals specialising in the legal aspects of the home buying process. Both can conduct associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

This question may be naive but I am unexperienced as a first time purchaser of a ground floor flat in Alderley Edge. Do I receive the keys to the house on completion from my lawyer? If so, I will appoint a local conveyancing solicitor in Alderley Edge?

On the day of completion you do not need to attend the conveyancers office in Alderley Edge. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the purchase money to the seller's conveyancers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be able to pick up the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this occurs between 1 and 3pm.

I am selling my apartment. I had a double glazing fitted in February 2010, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s lender, Nottingham are being difficult. The Alderley Edge solicitor who is on the Nottingham conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but Nottingham are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do Nottingham have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Nottingham have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Nottingham may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial premises in Alderley Edge?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Alderley Edge will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Alderley Edge. The report provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Alderley Edge.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Alderley Edge it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could result in delays to Alderley Edge commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Alderley Edge.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Alderley Edge?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Alderley Edge. 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…’

Given that I am about to part with £400,000 on a property in Alderley Edge I wish to have a conversation with the conveyancer about myhouse move in advance of appointing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

We could not agree more - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the conveyancer who will be conducting your conveyancing in Alderley Edge.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is unique person, not a case reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for residential conveyancing in Alderley Edge should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Alderley Edge regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Alderley Edge but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Chafes Solicitors Llp, 32 London Road, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7DZ
  • Nova Private Client Llp, The Lodge, Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1RA
  • Richardson Law Limited, 84 Chapel Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5JH
  • Bott And Co Solicitors Limited, St Anns House, Parsonage Green, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1HG
  • Jackson Barrett & Gass Ltd, Smithy Annexe, 112 Adlington Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2LN

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Alderley Edge

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Alderley Edge with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Chafes Solicitors Llp, 32 London Road, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7DZ
  • Richardson Law Limited, 84 Chapel Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5JH
  • Flahive Law Limited, Suite C, 63a Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1NZ
  • Jackson Barrett & Gass Ltd, Smithy Annexe, 112 Adlington Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2LN
  • Bramhall Solicitors, Errwood House, 212 Moss Lane, Bramhall, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 1BD

Planning law solicitors in Alderley Edge regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Alderley Edge practicing in planning law. This could include advice on special planning controls
  • Chafes Solicitors Llp, 32 London Road, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7DZ
  • Priority Law Limited, Lake View, Lakeside, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3GW

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

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