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Altrincham Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £19,583
  • 2 Average time frame of 100 days for registration of title in Altrincham
  • 3 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £540
  • 4 65% freehold and 35% leasehold conveyancing in Altrincham for this year to date
  • 5 Average time from start to moving day was 56 days for conveyancing in Altrincham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Altrincham since June 2022*

Purchase

of flat Oxford Road WA14 2DY, acquired for £280,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Acquisition

of apartment Groby Road WA14 2BH, at a price of £480,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges

Conveyance

of apartment Regent Road WA14 1RT, acquired for £170,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of semi-detached residence, Beech Road, WA15 9HX completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £537,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Altrincham

Souldusing a Altrincham conveyancing practitioner make the ownership transfer smoother?

Established third party connections are another important factor to consider when choosing conveyancing lawyers. Altrincham law firms enjoy connections with financial advisers and selling, local authorities, valuers and other conveyancing firms meaning you will move in shortest possible time. Hosting a sound insight into the local area also helps too.

I am purchasing a terraced house in Altrincham. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Altrincham you will have to appoint a solicitor on your lender's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Altrincham.

Will my lawyer be making enquiries regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in Altrincham.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors dealing with homes in Altrincham. Plenty of people will buy a house in Altrincham, completely expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical destruction, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Solicitors are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that may be carried out by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which should give them a better appreciation of the risks in Altrincham. The standard property information forms given to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a standard question of the owner to determine if the premises has historically flooded. In the event that flooding has previously occurred which is not disclosed by the owner, then a purchaser could commence a compensation claim as a result of such an inaccurate answer. The purchaser’s lawyers should also commission an enviro search. This should indicate whether there is any known flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations will need to be carried out.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Altrincham?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Altrincham. 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…’

My husband and I are new to the buying process - had an offer accepted, yet the estate agent told us that the owners will only go ahead if we use the agent's chosen conveyancers as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a local conveyancer accustomed to conveyancing in Altrincham

It is unlikely the vendors are behind this. Should the vendor desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a genuine buyer is going to damage their objectives. Speak to the owners direct and explain that (a)you are motivated buyers (b)you are ready to progress, with finances in place © you have nothing to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you intend to instruct your own,trusted Altrincham conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will give their estate agent a commission or achieve conveyancing figures set by HQ.

Being a tenant I am on the hook for a service charge for my appartment in Altrincham. Due to losing my job and personal issues I fell into arrears with remittance. The management company agreed a settlement schedule but there remains a couple of outstanding as of today.

I now wish to sell and I am panicking this could hold me back if I have to settle the amount due in advance. I'd like to sell up and then pay them back with the proceeds - is this practicable?

Your conveyancer should be in a position to negotiate with the appropriate parties, and agree with them whether or not they would accept payment from completion monies. Here is an example of why it is advisable to appoint a conveyancer in Altrincham as they are likely to enjoy a strong line of communication with the parties.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Altrincham

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Altrincham practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Ultimate Law Limited, One Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2DT
  • Haworth Holt Bell Ltd, Grosvenor House, 45 The Downs, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2QG
  • Myerson Solicitors Llp, The Cottages, Regent Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1RX
  • Keoghs Nicholls Lindsell & Harris, 21-23 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QT
  • Mchale Legal Limited, 19-21 High Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QP

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Altrincham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Altrincham specialising in commercial conveyancing in Altrincham. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Philip Cowen, Downs Court Business Centre, 29 The Downs, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2QD
  • Ultimate Law Limited, One Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2DT
  • Maddocks Clarke, Fairbank House, 27 Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2DP
  • Haworth Holt Bell (trustees) Limited, Grosvenor House, 45 The Downs, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2QG
  • Haworth Holt Bell Ltd, Grosvenor House, 45 The Downs, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2QG

Planning law solicitors in Altrincham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Altrincham specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Collings Law Ltd, 51 Stamford New Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1DS
  • Myerson Solicitors Llp, The Cottages, Regent Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1RX
  • Land Law Llp, 10 - 14 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QB
  • Hill & Co, 4-8 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QD
  • Blue Sky Law Limited, 4 Broughville Drive, Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 5WH

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

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