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Reasons to use our Avonmouth conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Avonmouth property lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to Avonmouth conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your home move
  • 2 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Avonmouth regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Avonmouth and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Avonmouth is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Avonmouth conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Avonmouth home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 The companies identified on our directory have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Avonmouth since October 2021*

Transfer

of flat Meadow Street BS11 9AR, at the agreed sum of £100,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: obtaining official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of detached residence residence, Woodleaze, BS9 2HX completing on 15/10/2021 at a price of £327,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Transfer

of detached residence premises, Parrys Lane, BS9 1AN completing on 19/10/2021 at a price of £950,505. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Disposal

of detached residence premises, Sates Way, BS9 4SD completing on 14/10/2021 at a price of £488,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Avonmouth

We are buying a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Avonmouth who is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel. Can you recommend a local firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Yorkshire BS . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Avonmouth.

What is the optimum way to investigate if the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Avonmouth is on the bank’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Halifax thus paying £192.00 in additional conveyancing bill.

Please do make use of the search tool on this site. Pick the mortgage company and type ‘Avonmouth’ or your location and you will see numerous solicitors based in Avonmouth or nearest you.

Is it the case that all Avonmouth solicitor firms on the UBS conveyancing panel are overseen by the SRA?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the UBS conveyancing panel they would need to be overseen by the SRA. Many banks do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such practice would be governed by the CLC.

It is not clear whether my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date. I have called my Avonmouth building society branch on various occasions and was informed it wasn't an issue and they would lend. My Avonmouth conveyancing solicitor - who is on the bank conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told they will not lend in accordance with their specific requirements. I have no idea who is right.

Provided that the conveyancing practitioner is on the lender panel, they must comply with the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook requirements for the lender. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the mortgage company will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the bank to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years remaining.

After weeks of negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment in Avonmouth. My mortgage broker pressured me to appoint their conveyancing practitioner. I paid an upfront payment of £150. A couple of days later, the conveyancer called me to say that they were not on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Kent Reliance panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal planned roadworks that could affect a commercial land in Avonmouth?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Avonmouth will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Avonmouth. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Avonmouth.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Avonmouth it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Avonmouth commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Avonmouth.

As co-executor for the will of my uncle I am selling a house in Monmouth but live in Avonmouth. My conveyancer (approximately 260 kilometers awayneeds me to sign a statutory declaration prior to completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Avonmouth who can witness this legal document for me?

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

I have recently realised that I have Sixty One years left on my lease in Avonmouth. I need to get lease extension but my landlord is can not be found. What should I do?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the magistrate. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to locate the lessor. In some cases a specialist may be useful to conduct investigations and prepare a report which can be accepted by the court as evidence that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a solicitor in relation to investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Avonmouth.

I inherited a ground floor flat in Avonmouth, conveyancing formalities finalised in 2010. How much will my lease extension cost? Comparable flats in Avonmouth with an extended lease are worth £206,000. The ground rent is £45 per annum. The lease ceases on 21st October 2087

With 65 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £13,300 and £15,400 plus costs.

The suggested premium range above 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 tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward based on this information before getting professional advice.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Avonmouth regulated by the SRA

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

  • David Playford & Company, 11 Cabstand, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 7HW
  • Lyons, 49 High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3ED
  • Corfield Solicitors, 2 The Avenue, Sneyd Park, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 1PA
  • The Divorce Practice, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3DZ
  • Devereux & Co, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Avon, BS9 3DZ

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

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Avonmouth but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 73 Westbury Hill, BS9 3AD
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Whiteladies Road, BS8 2SB
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Gloucester Road, BS7 8BG
  • M C Hullah & Company Limited, 116 High Street, BS48 1AH
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, The Plaza, 275 North Street, BS3 1JN

Planning law solicitors in Avonmouth regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Avonmouth with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Martin Evans, 36 Laurie Crescent, Henleaze, Bristol, Avon, BS9 4TA
  • Star Legal Limited, 3 Richmond Hill, Clifton, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1AT
  • Temple Bright Llp, 29 Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5QT
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards Llp, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 4QA
  • Humphreys & Co, 14 King Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 4EF

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

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