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Reasons to use our Aylesbury conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved law practices delivering conveyancing in Aylesbury governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 2 Personal touch and pure property experience are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Aylesbury home moves can be made significantly more stressful as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 3 Aylesbury lawyer are the key to a successful Aylesbury conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 4 Using a local Solicitor in the main results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 5 Property lawyer conveyancing solicitors have extremely good personal connections with Aylesbury estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Aylesbury since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Aylesbury

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Aylesbury is more expensive?

In summary, leasehold conveyancing in Aylesbury and Buckinghamshire usually necessitates extra hours of investigation compared to freehold transactions. This includes checking the lease terms, communicating with the landlord about the service of applicable notices, procuring up-to-date service charge and management information, securing the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – regardless of the fact the lease has passed through many different property solicitors hands since it was first entered into.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Aylesbury. My lender is Accord Mortgages

Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 17/5/2024, the requirements read as follows :

I note that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require this when buying a house in Aylesbury? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that house owners residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to contribute towards repairs towards the chancel within the church. Is this applicable for conveyancing in Aylesbury?

Unless a previous acquisition of the premises completed after 12 October 2013 you could assume that solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Aylesbury to continue to suggest a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Aylesbury. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Aylesbury

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. Please supply a car parking plan. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

Last January I purchased a leasehold flat in Aylesbury. Am I liable to pay service charges for periods before my ownership?

Where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous lessee and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. However, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. A critical element of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to ensure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

Aylesbury Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should ask Prior to buying

    Is the freehold owned jointly by the tenants? How much is the ground rent and service charge? Its a good idea to find out as much as you can concerning the managing agents as they will impact your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently at the mercy of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to day to day matters like the tidiness of the communal areas. You should not be afraid to ask other tenants if they are happy with them. In conclusion, find out the dates that the maintenance charges are due to the relevant party and specifically what it includes.

I have recently placed an offer on an apartment in Aylesbury and the broker that we are dealing with recommended his lawyer. He quoted £900 including VAT and 3rd party costs. Does this sound expensive?

You should not rely on 1 quote. You should seek like-for-like quotes for your conveyancing in Aylesbury. Then choose one that you trust and just as important, is on the approved list of the bank that you are sourcing your mortgage from.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Aylesbury regulated by the SRA

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

  • Pickup & Scott, 6 Bourbon Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2RR
  • Parrott & Coales Llp, 14-16 Bourbon Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2RS
  • Paul Lucas Solicitors, 12 Temple Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2RQ
  • Horwood & James Llp, 7 Temple Square, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2QB
  • Stuart Fantham & Company, 12 High Street, Wendover, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 6EA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Aylesbury regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Aylesbury practicing in commercial conveyancing in Aylesbury. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Parrott & Coales Llp, 14-16 Bourbon Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2RS
  • Paul Lucas Solicitors, 12 Temple Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2RQ
  • Horwood & James Llp, 7 Temple Square, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2QB
  • Stuart Fantham & Company, 12 High Street, Wendover, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 6EA

Planning law solicitors in Aylesbury regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Aylesbury specialising in planning law. This could include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Justice Law Limited, 1st Floor, Barclays House, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8DB

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