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Selecting the right solicitor is the most important decision when it comes to your Atherton conveyancing

Top reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Atherton

  • 1 Solicitor conveyancing lawyers have very good personal links with Atherton selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Chances are that the other side’s conveyancers are located in Atherton - if so sets of conveyancers will be on good working terms
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often located many kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Atherton
  • 4 Over the years Atherton property lawyer have developed valuable links with Atherton local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Atherton.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Atherton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Atherton since April 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Atherton

I am hoping to receive a mortgage offer from Nat West. My intention is to instruct a Licensed Conveyancer in Atherton. Does the Nat West Solicitor panel include Licensed Conveyancers?

The Nat West approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders, associated to the Council or Mortgage Lenders or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

How does conveyancing in Atherton differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Atherton approach us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is ready to move into. This is because developers in Atherton typically buy the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Atherton or who has acted in the same development.

Do I need to be wary by brokers that I am dealing with are recommending a nationwide conveyancing firm rather than a local Atherton conveyancing practice?

As with lots of professional services, often input from connections can be extremely useful or valuable. Nevertheless there are many players in a conveyancing matter; estate agents, mortgage brokers and mortgage companies might all recommend solicitors to instruct. Sometimes the solicitors might be known to one of the organisations as experts in their field, but occasionally there might be a commercial relationship behind the recommendation. You have the right to appoint your preferred conveyancer. Don't forget that the majority of lenders have an approved list of lawyers you are obliged to use for the lender related work in your conveyancing.

My cousin has recommend that I appoint his conveyancing solicitors in Atherton. Should I use them?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Atherton conveyancing lawyer the best way to select a conveyancing practitioner is to seek recommendations from friends or family who have used the conveyancer that you are are thinking of instructing.

Estate agents have just been given the go-ahead to market my ground floor apartment in Atherton. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, but I have recently received a quarterly maintenance charge demand – what should I do?

It best that you clear the invoice as usual as all rents and maintenance invoices should be apportioned on completion, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

I bought a studio flat in Atherton, conveyancing was carried out half a dozen years ago. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Similar properties in Atherton with a long lease are worth £191,000. The ground rent is £55 levied per year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2078

With 54 years unexpired the likely cost is going to be between £31,400 and £36,200 as well as plus your own and the landlord's "reasonable" professional fees.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

I have been searching for Atherton competitive conveyancing fees. Can I be assured that all the Atherton firms that are listed on your site are on the mortgage company conveyancing panel?

The solicitor and licensed conveyancing practices listed on our site have advised us that they are on the bank panel and agreed to advise us to take down their listing in the event of removal off of the mortgage company panel. To date we have not been informed by either a bank or a member of the public that the data about a specific Atherton firm being on the lender conveyancing panel is incorrect.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Atherton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Swift Lawyers Limited, Bluebell Business Centre, 120 Bolton Road, Atherton, Manchester, Lancashire, M46 9JZ
  • Heyman & Co, 44 Church Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 1AZ
  • Dootsons Llp, 61-63 Church Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 1AY
  • Hcb Widdows Mason Limited, 3 - 5 King Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 4LP
  • Glp Solicitors, 15 Hulton District Centre, Worsley, Manchester, Lancashire, M28 0BA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Atherton regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Atherton but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Tq Property Lawyers Limited, 54 Church Street, WN7 1AZ
  • Amity Conveyancing Limited , 17 Lee Lane, BL6 7BP
  • Bernadette Kearns Limited, 20 Upper Dicconson Street, WN1 2AD

Planning law solicitors in Atherton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Atherton practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Hcb Widdows Mason Limited, 3 - 5 King Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 4LP
  • Nabi Solicitors, Rose Hill Works, Nelson Street, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 2RW
  • Afg Law Limited, 20 Mawdsley Street, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1LE
  • Winder Taylor Smith, Designa House,569 Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 6BL
  • Russell & Russell, Churchill House, Wood Street, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1EE

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

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