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Reasons to use our Alresford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 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 level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Over the years Alresford solicitor have established valuable working relationships with Alresford local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Alresford.
  • 3 Alresford conveyancers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 4 This site is the first site offering you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Alresford will be carried out by a solicitor on your lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 5 Chances are that the the lawyers for the other party are based in Alresford - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past

Examples of recent conveyancing in Alresford since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Alresford

We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Alresford found using your comparison tool but stumbled across some other costs illustrations on the internet appear less expensive – why is this?

You can find numerous conveyancers marketing theoretically looks to be cut price. We would urge you to think long and hard as to how important this transaction is to you that you are willing to take 'cheap' risks in relation to the standard of the conveyancing. Many of them accentuate a low quote to tease you but conceal supplemental charges in the small print..

What is the optimum way to check that the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Alresford is on the lender’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Platform Home Loans Ltd thus paying £192.00 in additional conveyancing charges.

You should make use of the search tool on this web page. Pick the lender and type ‘Alresford’ or your preferred area and you will see numerous conveyancers based in Alresford or near you.

Is it the case that all Alresford solicitor firms on the TSB conveyancing panel are overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As solicitors, in order to be on the TSB conveyancing panel they would need to be governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. The majority of lenders do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in that case the organisation would be overseen by the CLC.

Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Lloyds. Alresford conveyancing lawyers were instructed. How long does it take for Lloyds to forward the offer to the conveyancer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Lloyds conducted the survey? Have you advised Lloyds as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

I am due to exchange contracts on my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in August 2006, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's mortgage company, UBS are being problematic. The Alresford solicitor who is on the UBS conveyancing panel is saying indemnity insurance will be fine but UBS are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do UBS have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that UBS have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why UBS 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.

I require fast conveyancing in Alresford as I am under an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line in less than one month. Thankfully I do not need a mortgage. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are are a mortgage free buyer you have the choice not to have searches carried out although no conveyancer would advise that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Alresford the following are examples of issues that can show up and adversely impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

I'm converting the mortgage on my current home to a buy to let loan with Bank of Ireland and intend to use the remaining equity towards a second property. The location we are talking about is Alresford. Will your conveyancers be able to act for both sets of mortgage companies and tie in the two deals?

Do use our comparison tool on this site to ensure that the conveyancers are on the appropriate lender panels. Having checked that they are the solicitor should be able to tie up the two transactions but you should have a chat with you conveyancer and make apparent your expectations and needs.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for purchase conveyancing in Alresford. I happened to discover a web site which looks to be the perfect answer If there is a chance to get all this stuff done via web that would be ideal. Do I need to be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Alresford regulated by the SRA

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

  • Robert Urquhart, 24 Little Hayes Lane, Itchen Abbas, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1XA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Alresford regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Alresford practicing in commercial conveyancing in Alresford. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Painsmith Solicitors Limited, 1 Mansfield Business Park, Lymington Bottom Road, Medstead, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 5PZ

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Alresford is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the mortgage company (where relevant)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating adjustments to the draft Transfer
  • Communicating with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring funds to relevant parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the buyer and the home loan (if applicable) at the Land Registry.

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

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