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Reasons to use our Axminster conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s lawyers have offices in Axminster - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 2 Axminster lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Axminster home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Axminster is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 4 Over the years Axminster conveyancer have developed valuable links with Axminster local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your conveyancing in Axminster.
  • 5 The Axminster conveyancing practitioners that are listed are dedicated to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Axminster

Examples of recent conveyancing in Axminster since July 2022*

Transfer

of terraced property, West Close, EX13 5PE completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £395,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Sale

of house residence, Broome Close, EX13 5DH completing on 06/07/2022 at a price of £457,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of terraced premises, Woodbury Park, EX13 5QX completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £266,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title

Transfer

of terraced property, Meadow Bank, EX13 7RL completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £350,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, ordering official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Axminster

My grandfather passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Axminster. The house had a relatively small loan remaining of approximately £8000. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to RBS, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?

Where you plan to re-mortgage then RBS will insist on your using a conveyancer on the RBS conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your RBS conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the RBS mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

I appreciate that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to take this when buying a house in Axminster? or I am told that there is historic law that could mean that house owners residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for repairs towards the chancel within the church. Is this a legitimate concern for conveyancing in Axminster?

Unless a prior acquisition of the property took place post 12 October 2013 you may take it that lawyers delivering conveyancing in Axminster to remain encouraging a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I used Action Conveyancing several years ago for my conveyancing in Axminster. Now, I need the documents but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Axminster of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

About to purchase a new build flat in Axminster. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Axminster

    The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing practitioner in Axminster for my purchase. Can I check a firm’s complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

One can find published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor telephone calls for training reasons.

I purchased a house in Axminster last 5/7/2021 and to date it is still not recorded with HM Land Registry. It was part of a new estate and my property lawyer told me that it may take over a year to register. I have spoken with HM Land Registry directly and they have informed me the original application was cancelled due to failure to reply to requisitions. What can I do?

get in touch with your lawyer - Where you are unsatisfied with the responses, find out about their firm’s complaints procedure and escalate your problem to a Partner. Registrations for Axminster conveyancing are not known to be particularly slow.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Axminster regulated by the SRA

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

  • Scott Rowe Limited, Chard Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5DS
  • Milford & Dormor, Silver Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AJ
  • Beviss & Beckingsale, Law Chambers, Silver Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Axminster?

Licensed Conveyancers assist with the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales not just Axminster. When appointed a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you should:
  • Enjoy the benefit of an honest and lawful service.
  • Receive a high standard of legal services.
  • Enjoy the benefit of your transaction dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Receive a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Have a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your individual needs taken into account should a complaint be necessary.
  • Receive a timeous, objective and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Axminster about your conveyancing in Axminster.

Axminster commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on numerous aspects of commercial property law

    Subletting, licences and sharing occupation Commercial finance including remortgages Factories, warehouses, offices, shops, restaurants, hotels, clubs and pubs, nurseries and care homes Development, including options, overage agreements, JCT building contracts Creating and negotiating new leases

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

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