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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Axminster’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Axminster.

Reasons to use our Axminster conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Axminster is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Chances are that the other side’s lawyers have offices in Axminster - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Axminster
  • 4 Excellent communication and a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Axminster property deals can be made significantly more complicated because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 5 Axminster solicitors work in partnership with Axminster estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times

Examples of recent conveyancing in Axminster since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Axminster

I can't travel far from Axminster. Is there a reason why all Axminster solicitors aren't automatically on all bank panels?

As inequitable as it may appear for mortgage companies to limit who can act for them, from the public’s or conveyancer’s perspective, the other side of the coin is that mortgage companies are increasingly anxious and feel it essential to shield themselves from mortgage fraud. As a result of this concern mortgage companies have consolidated their panel of approved conveyancing lawyers to a manageable size.

We were just about to sign contracts for a leasehold flat in Axminster. We have hit a snag. The loan offer with National Westminster Bank expires on 26/1/2021 but the vendors are suggesting a completion date of 28/1/2021. Can one extend the mortgage offer?

The best person to address this question is your solicitors who will hopefully determine if they corresponding with the mortgage company, seller’s representatives, selling agents or conceivably all three taking into account what has happend in your transaction as of today.

Completed the sale of my flat in Axminster last October yet the purchaser is texting every few hours to moan that their lawyer is waiting to hear from myconveyancer. What should my lawyer have done now that I have sold?

Post completion of your sale your conveyancer should forward the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Where appropriate, your conveyancer must also evidence that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been paid off to the purchasers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion steps specific conveyancing in Axminster.

What will a local search inform me regarding the house we're purchasing in Axminster?

Axminster conveyancing often starts with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for instance PSG The local search is essential in every Axminster conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject areas.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my father I am selling a residence in Monmouth but reside in Axminster. My lawyer (approximately 250 kilometers from meneeds me to execute a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Axminster who can attest this legal document for me?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are based in Axminster

I am purchasing a maisonette with all finances in place. I have provided conveyancer with two separate proof of photographic identification, bank statement, endless utility bills. Now he needs a copy from a probate lawyer advising that the funds are legitimate and that it has come from inheritance and not selling fake DVD.

In today’s world you will not be able to complete any Axminster conveyancing transaction without first providing evidence of your identity to your lawyers. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a utility bill. Remember if you are providing your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper part and photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other. Proof of your source of funds is required under Money Laundering laws.

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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

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Axminster

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Axminster specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Axminster regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Axminster practicing in commercial conveyancing in Axminster. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Scott Rowe Limited, Chard Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5DS
  • Beviss & Beckingsale, Law Chambers, Silver Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH

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

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