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Top reasons to let us help you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Alresford

  • 1 The Alresford conveyancing firms that are identified are committed to providing the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Alresford
  • 2 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Alresford are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Alresford and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 3 Our site is the only site offering you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in Alresford will be carried out by a solicitor on your lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 4 Using a a family Solicitor usually means that you will receive a more personalised service. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Alresford is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Alresford since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Alresford

We see that you have a search directory identifying solicitors on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a referral fee if I retain them for our conveyancing in Alresford?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Nottingham conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Alresford.

Me and my partner are purchasing a flat in Alresford. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a lawyer? At some point we will need to put funds into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our monies?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I have today made my last payment due on my mortgage with Nottingham. I assume I don't need a Alresford conveyancer on the Nottingham panel to remove the mortgage at the Land Registry. Please confirm.

If you have finished paying off your Nottingham mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Nottingham mortgage from the register. Nottingham, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Nottingham has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Nottingham has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Nottingham mortgage has been paid off.

Leeds Building Society have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a flat in Alresford has been agreed to, what happens next?

The property agent will want to be informed of your conveyancing practitioner's details (be sure the conveyancers are on the bank’s approved list). Telephone Leeds Building Society or the financial adviser and complete any relevant forms. Leeds Building Society will appoint a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or vendor to schedule a time for the valuation to happen. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes approximately ten days to receive the mortgage offer. Leeds Building Society will issue the offer to you and your lawyers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Alresford.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Alresford?

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

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Alresford is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Alresford are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Alresford you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Alresford may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

As co-executor for the estate of my grandmother I am disposing of a house in Monmouth but I am based in Alresford. My solicitor (who is 235 kilometers awayneeds me to sign a statutory declaration before the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Alresford to witness this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Alresford based

I've found a house that appears to meet my requirements, at a great price which is making it more attractive. I have subsequently found out that the title is leasehold as opposed to freehold. I would have thought that there are particular concerns buying a house with a leasehold title in Alresford. Conveyancing lawyers have are soon to be instructed. Will they explain the issues?

Most houses in Alresford are freehold rather than leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor who is familiar with the area who can help the conveyancing process. We note that you are buying in Alresford in which case you should be looking for a Alresford conveyancing solicitor and check that they have experience in transacting on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a leaseholder you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want to the property. The lease will likely included provisions such as requiring the freeholder’spermission to conduct alterations. It may be necessary to pay a maintenance charge towards the upkeep of the estate where the property is part of an estate. Your solicitor will appraise you on the various issues.

I bought a 1st floor flat in Alresford, conveyancing formalities finalised December 2012. How much will my lease extension cost? Corresponding properties in Alresford with over 90 years remaining are worth £202,000. The ground rent is £60 charged once a year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2076

You have 56 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to be between £29,500 and £34,000 plus legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Alresford

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Alresford specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Painsmith Solicitors Limited, 1 Mansfield Business Park, Lymington Bottom Road, Medstead, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 5PZ

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Alresford?

Licensed Conveyancers assist with the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales as well as Alresford. When appointed a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Receive an honest and lawful service.
  • Have a high standard of legal services.
  • Have your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and diligence.
  • Receive a high quality of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Have a service which is accessible and responsive to your individual needs.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Be provided with a speedy, objective and comprehensive service when if a complaint is registered about your conveyancing in Alresford.

Alresford commercial property solicitors provide expert offering advice on a number of issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites Property finance transactions, including sale and leaseback Factories, warehouses, offices, shops, restaurants, hotels, clubs and pubs, nurseries and care homes Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 procedures, including serving section 25 and 26 notices Property finance for investment and development loans for mortgage companies and borrowers Buying, selling and leasing land for registered charities

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

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