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Reasons to use our Ashton under Lyne conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The companies shown on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 2 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne regularly deal withlocal concerns peculiar to Ashton under Lyne and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 3 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party are based in Ashton under Lyne - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be on good working terms
  • 4 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing lender approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne governed by the SRA or CLC.
  • 5 Using a a family Solicitor usually means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne

Is there a list of Virgin Money panel conveyancers in Ashton under Lyne on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such facility on the CML or Building Society Association sites. Very few banks make their panel listings available online. If you are in need of a Ashton under Lyne conveyancing practitioner on the Virgin Money please use our tool.

Planning on purchasing a house in Ashton under Lyne. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Ashton under Lyne conveyancer is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel.

Yorkshire BS have agreed my mortgage in principle, my bid on a flat in Ashton under Lyne has been agreed to, now what?

Your estate agent will want to be informed of your conveyancer's details (be sure the conveyancers are on the bank’s approved list). Call up Yorkshire BS or your broker and finalise any appropriate paperwork. Yorkshire BS will appoint a valuer who will get in contact with the selling agent or vendor to arrange a time for the valuation to take place. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes approximately a fortnight to get a mortgage offer. Yorkshire BS will issue the offer to you and your conveyancers. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne.

Will our solicitor be making enquiries concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne.

Flooding is a growing risk for conveyancers dealing with homes in Ashton under Lyne. There are those who buy a property in Ashton under Lyne, fully expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or sell the premises. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the buyer.

Lawyers are not qualified to impart advice on flood risk, however there are a various searches that may be initiated by the buyer or by their lawyers which should figure out the risks in Ashton under Lyne. The standard property information forms supplied to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a standard inquiry of the seller to find out if the premises has historically flooded. If the residence has been flooded in past which is not revealed by the seller, then a purchaser could issue a compensation claim as a result of such an misleading reply. A buyer’s lawyers may also carry out an environmental report. This should higlight whether there is any known flood risk. If so, further inquiries will need to be conducted.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Ashton under Lyne is where the house is located. Is there any guidance you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Ashton under Lyne are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Ashton under Lyne you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Ashton under Lyne may determine 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 premises.

What does commercial conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne covers a wide range of advice, offered by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

As co-executor for the will of my aunt I am selling a property in Swansea but live in Ashton under Lyne. My lawyer (approximately 300 kilometers from mehas requested that I sign a stat dec prior to the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Ashton under Lyne who can witness this legal document for me?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Ashton under Lyne based

I today plan to offer on a house that seems to meet my requirements, at a great figure which is making it more attractive. I have since found out that the title is leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are issues buying a leasehold house in Ashton under Lyne. Conveyancing solicitors have not yet been appointed. Will they explain the issues?

Most houses in Ashton under Lyne are freehold rather than leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local conveyancer used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are purchasing in Ashton under Lyne so you should seriously consider looking for a Ashton under Lyne conveyancing practitioner and check that they are used to advising on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the number of years remaining. Being a lessee you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want with the house. The lease will likely included provisions for example requiring the landlord’sconsent to carry out changes to the property. It may be necessary to pay a contribution towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the house is part of an estate. Your solicitor will report to you on the legal implications.

I inherited a 1 bedroom flat in Ashton under Lyne, conveyancing was carried out in 1995. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Equivalent properties in Ashton under Lyne with over 90 years remaining are worth £202,000. The ground rent is £60 invoiced every year. The lease finishes on 21st October 2079

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

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to provide a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Ashton under Lyne regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Ashton under Lyne specialising in commercial conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Smith & Tetley, 23-25 Booth Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7LF
  • Dwyers Solicitors, 176 Stamford Street Central, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7LR
  • Rupert Wood & Son, 60-66 Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6DE
  • Bromleys Solicitors Llp, 50 Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6XL
  • Sleigh & Son, 112-114 Market Street, Droylsden, Manchester, Lancashire, M43 7AA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Ashton under Lyne regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Ashton under Lyne but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Rose & Co Property Lawyers, 14 Warrington Street, OL6 6AS
  • Peter Robinson & Co, 27 Queen Street, OL1 1RD
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, 2nd Floor, Churchgate House, M1 6EU
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, 3rd Floor Lee House, M1 5RR
  • Kirkham Conveyancing Services Limited, 74 Rochdale Road, OL2 6QJ

Planning law solicitors in Ashton under Lyne regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Ashton under Lyne practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Brindle & Yam Solicitors, First Floor, 50 Faulkner Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 4FH
  • Chung & Co, 58-60 George Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 4HF
  • Gunnercooke Llp, 53 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4LQ
  • Jrb Law Limited, 42 Ricroft Road, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 5JR
  • Berg, 35 Peter Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M2 5BG

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