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Main reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Banbury

  • 1 Notwithstanding what alternative solicitors tell you it just might be necessary to visit your solicitor to sign contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a conveyancing transaction without needing to add Royal Mail into the mix.
  • 2 Our site is the only site offering you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Banbury will be carried out by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s approved panel.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more personalised service. When using a large conveyancing firm, your matter is handled by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 There is a strong possibility the other side’s solicitors have offices in Banbury - if so sets of conveyancers will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 The practices identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Banbury since November 2023*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Banbury

My partner’s sister is a conveyancing practitioner. I expect that I will receive preferential pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of costs would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Banbury?

It’s prudent to get 3 or more like-for-like conveyancing quotes. Do use our comparison tool on this site. Whilst quotes may contrast greatly but the service one can expect are distinct between law firms as is the case with the vast majority of professional services.

We were just about to sign contracts for a garden flat in Banbury. We have hit a problem. The mortgage offer with Leeds Building Society expires on 29/4/2024 but the owners are suggesting a completion date of 1/5/2024. Is it possible to prolong the mortgage expiry date?

The person best placed to deal with your concern is your lawyer who is in a position to determine whether he or she is better off negotiating with the mortgage broker, seller’s lawyers, property agents or conceivably all three given what has happend in your conveyancing as of today.

I'm buying my first flat in Banbury with the aid of help to buy. The developers would not budge the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The estate agent advised me not to tell my lawyer about this extras as it will adversely affect my mortgage with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Banbury in advance of instructing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. My surveyor has said that some banks may refuse to issue a mortgage on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Banbury. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Banbury especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Banbury.

I'm refinancing my current property to a buy to let loan with Godiva Mortgages Ltd and intend to use the remaining equity as a down payment on a second house. The neighborhood we are interested in is Banbury. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two mortgage companies and tie in the transactions?

Do use our comparison tool on this site to ensure that the conveyancers are approved by both lenders. On the basis that they are the conveyancer should be able to tie up the two transactions but you should have a chat with you conveyancer and communicate your expectations and needs.

My brother has suggested that I instruct his conveyancers in Banbury. Should I find my own solicitor?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Banbury conveyancing lawyer the best way to find a conveyancing solicitor is to have recommendations from friends or relatives who have previously instructed the firm that you are contemplating using.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Banbury regulated by the SRA

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

  • Johnson & Gaunt Solicitors Limited, 47 North Bar Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 0TJ
  • Leport & Co, 11a Market Place, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5UA
  • Spratt Endicott Limited, 52-54 The Green, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9AB
  • Hancocks, 46 The Green, South Bar Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9AB
  • Aplin Stockton Fairfax, 36 West Bar, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9RU

Planning law solicitors in Banbury regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Banbury practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Spratt Endicott Limited, 52-54 The Green, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9AB

Domestic conveyancing in Banbury usually comprises the following:

  • Solicitor instructed by the purchaser on acceptance of the offer
  • Examining the title to the premises
  • Ordering Banbury searches for the property
  • Considering the draft sale agreement and other papers forwarded by the vendor’s property lawyer
  • Raising enquiries with the seller’s property lawyer
  • Negotiating the purchase agreement
  • Going through replies prepared by the vendor to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (where applicable)
  • Drawing up and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the buyer and the mortgage (where relevant) at the HMLR.

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

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