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Reasons to use our Bartley Green conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Using a a family Solicitor in the main results in a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in choosing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s solicitors are based in Bartley Green - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Bartley Green is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Our site is the only site offering you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Bartley Green will be conducted by a solicitor on your lender’s member panel.
  • 5 The practices listed 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 Bartley Green since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bartley Green

I am expecting a offer of a home loan from Halifax. I intend to use a Licensed Conveyancer in Bartley Green. Does the Halifax Solicitor panel allow for conveyancers regulated by the CLC?

The Halifax conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, associated to the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

Would the conveyancing solicitors identified via your search tool perform attended exchange conveyancing in Bartley Green?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts who can conduct 24hr exchanges. Do call us to get a fee calculation and details as to dates.

is it true that all Bartley Green solicitor practices on the RBS conveyancing panel are governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the RBS conveyancing panel they would need to be overseen by the SRA. Some lenders do list licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such firms would be overseen by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

My fiancee and I are spending time viewing apartments in Bartley Green and I am about to put in an offer. Is it premature to have a solicitor in place? I will be getting a home loan with Leeds Building Society.

It would be wise to start your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the selling agent. As you are taking out a mortgage with Leeds Building Society, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel.

I have today made my last payment due on my mortgage with HSBC. I assume I don't need a Bartley Green conveyancer on the HSBC panel to discharge the mortgage at the Land Registry. Am I right?

If you have finished paying off your HSBC mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the HSBC mortgage from the register. HSBC, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where HSBC has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. HSBC has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your HSBC mortgage has been paid off.

Should my lawyer be raising questions about flooding during the conveyancing in Bartley Green.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors conducting conveyancing in Bartley Green. Plenty of people will buy a house in Bartley Green, fully expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or sell the property. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Conveyancers are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that may be undertaken by the purchaser or by their conveyancers which should give them a better understanding of the risks in Bartley Green. The standard information supplied to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a standard question of the vendor to discover if the property has suffered from flooding. If the property has been flooded in past and is not revealed by the seller, then a purchaser may commence a legal claim for losses stemming from an inaccurate answer. A purchaser’s lawyers should also carry out an enviro search. This will indicate whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional inquiries will need to be made.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Bartley Green?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Bartley Green. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Is it true that a Bartley Green conveyancing firm has court proceedings brought against them by clients for failing to conduct the right conveyancing searches?

Our attention has not be brought to such a Bartley Green conveyancing claim but according to a recent report, a couple buying a home in Cumbria successfully won a case against their solicitor due to development permission to construct a wind farm failing to be identified in conveyancing searches.

If you are buying in Bartley Green It is essential that your solicitor carry out all Bartley Green conveyancing searches necessary making sure that you have accurate and current information ahead of buying a property.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Bartley Green regulated by the SRA

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

  • M J Darby & Co, 107 Kent Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 8PB
  • David Bunn & Co, 886 Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2NS
  • Carvill & Johnson Llp, Victoria House, 966-972 Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2PE
  • Abc Law Limited, The Coach House, 217 Harborne Park Road, Harborne, Birmingham, West Midlands, B17 0BQ
  • George Mitchell Colman & Co, 1 Vine Terrace, High Street, Harborne, Birmingham, West Midlands, B17 9PU

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Bartley Green

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Bartley Green specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • M J Darby & Co, 107 Kent Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 8PB
  • David Bunn & Co, 886 Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2NS
  • Newland Solicitors, 415 Hagley Road West, Quinton, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 2AD
  • Abc Law Limited, The Coach House, 217 Harborne Park Road, Harborne, Birmingham, West Midlands, B17 0BQ
  • P M Petherbridge & Co, 60 Whitehall Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3JS

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Bartley Green regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Bartley Green but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Integrated Legal Services (ipw) Limited, Trinity Point , B63 3HY
  • John Wilson & Co, 31 Raddlebarn Road, B29 6HH
  • Midland Property Lawyers Ltd, 419 Bearwood Road, B66 4DF
  • Seymour Luke Limited, 22 Islington Row Middleway, B15 1LD
  • Kapasi & Co, 1st Floor, B69 4DT

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

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