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Reasons to use our Axminster conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The companies listed on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 2 Axminster solicitor are the key to a successful Axminster conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 3 Our site is the first site offering you the ability to check that your property ownership legalities in Axminster will be carried out by a solicitor on your lender’s authorised panel.
  • 4 Excellent communication and pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Axminster property deals can become significantly more stressful because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 5 There is a better than average chance that the the solicitors for the other party have offices in Axminster - if so both parties are likely to be familiar

Examples of recent conveyancing in Axminster since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Axminster

It has taken forever and a day but a loan agreement from NatWest for the remortgage of my 3 room apartment is due imminently. Could you put forward a low cost conveyancing law firm in Axminster?

You have arrived at the wrong site to search for the lowest fares for conveyancing solicitors in Axminster. Our goal is to offer value for money conveyancing but we do not work with the cheapest lawyers. Resist the temptation to appoint brokers teasing you with £99 conveyancing in Axminster. The optimum result, in being led by cheap conveyancing, you will earn what you pay for and at worst you will end up being stung for extras and still not get the service expected.

My wife and I are soon to exchange on the purchase of a house in Axminster but as a consequence of wreckage from some water damage at the property I have managed to agree recompense from the seller of £3k in the form of a deduction in the price. I had intended this to be dealt with as part of a side agreement but Yorkshire BS will not agree to this. Why were they involved?

The solicitor that is on a Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel is duty bound to disclose to Yorkshire BS of any changes to the purchase price. If you prohibit your lawyer to notify the reduction to Yorkshire BS then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Yorkshire BS and you would have to appoint a new property lawyer for your conveyancing in Axminster.

I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £235,500 and identified one near me in Axminster I like with a park and station nearby, however it only has 51 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Axminster in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

Should you require a home loan the shortness of the lease may be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the property for at least 2 years you can ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer about this matter.

I'm refinancing my primary property to a BTL mortgage with Barclays and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on a second house. The area we are interested in is Axminster. Will your conveyancers be able to act for the two lenders and link together the two deals?

Make use of our comparison tool on this page to be sure that the solicitors are on the relevant lender panels. Having checked that they are your lawyer should be able to connect the two deals but you should have a chat with you conveyancer and communicate your desired outcome and needs.

We are 14 days into a leasehold purchase having been referred to a firm by the estate agent to execute conveyancing in Axminster. I am am starting to be dissatisfied with the level of service. Could you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

A conveyancer would have to be very bad in order to consider replacing them. Has your mortgage offer been sent? In the event that it has you will need to inform them of the new solicitor and ensure the mortgage documents are re-issued. Your new conveyancer should be on the lenders panel to avoid added charges and delays. That should be your starting point. Our find a solicitor tool should help you find a bank approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Axminster

My mother and father are unable to locate their Axminster land registry title on the online search facility. They recall that sixty years ago when they acquired the house there were complications regarding the address not being identified on some systems.

Almost all premises in Axminster should appear. Have you endevoured to search to simply the postcode. Ordinarily it should mention all the houses and flats within the postcode. Assuming the property is registered it will be there with a title number. If they bought 48 years ago it's conceivable it may be not yet registered. The address might still be revealed but with the title number identified as 'na'. In this scenario you will need to find the original title documentation which might be with your parent’s lender.

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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 list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Axminster practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on wrongful eviction

  • 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

Purchase in Axminster is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Conveyancer instructed by the purchaser once the offer has been accepted
  • Checking the title to the property
  • Conducting Axminster searches with respect to the property
  • Reviewing draft sale agreement and other documentation forwarded by the owner’s solicitor
  • Submitting questions with the vendor’s solicitor
  • Negotiating the purchase contract
  • Analysing replies prepared by the owner to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the loan offer: (where appropriate)
  • Drafting and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in ownership and the home loan (if relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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