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Beaworthy Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £540
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £17,093
  • 3 July was the busiest month and September was the next busiest month while November was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Beaworthy
  • 4 100% freehold and 0% leasehold conveyancing in Beaworthy for this year to date
  • 5 Average time from start to completion was 93 days for conveyancing in Beaworthy

Examples of recent conveyancing in Beaworthy since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Beaworthy

At what point does exchange of contracts take place for domestic conveyancing in Beaworthy and am I required to be at the lawyers branch?

Where you are in close proximity to one of the conveyancing solicitors in Beaworthy you are welcome to come in to sign documents. However, the law practices we recommend provide countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give just as detailed and professional a job for you when communicating with you by post or email. The executing of the contract is not the critical part. A signed contract is necessary for the conveyancer to officially exchange when the time is right, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where a lengthy "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Beaworthy)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

What will a local search inform me regarding the property we're buying in Beaworthy?

Beaworthy conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations such as PSG The local search plays a central part in many a Beaworthy conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search should 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 topic areas.

I bought my flat on 6 February and the transaction details is not yet on the land registry website. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Beaworthy expressed confidence that it will be recorded in less than a month. Are titles in Beaworthy uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in Beaworthy is concerned, registration is no faster or slower than the rest of the country. Rather than based on location, timeframes can differ depending on who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry need to notify any other persons or bodies. At present in the region of three quarters of submission are fully addressed within two weeks but some can be subject to longer delays. Historically registration takes place after the buyer has moved in to the property thus an expedited registration is not typically an essential issue but if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor could speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I am looking for a flat up to £245,000 and found one close by in Beaworthy I like with open areas and railway links nearby, the downside is that it only has 61 years on the lease. There is not much else in Beaworthy for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

Should you require a home loan the shortness of the lease will likely be problematic. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you may ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer about this matter.

We're FTB’s - agreed a price, yet the estate agent has warned us that the owners will only go ahead if we instruct the agent's preferred solicitors as they are insisting on an ‘expedited deal’. We would rather use a local conveyancer accustomed to conveyancing in Beaworthy

It is improbable the sellers are behind this. Should the seller desire ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a genuine purchaser is counter productive. Try to communicate with the owners directly and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you will continue to use your own,trusted Beaworthy conveyancing firm - as opposed tothose that will earn the negotiator at the agency a commission or meet his conveyancing thresholds pre-set by head office.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Beaworthy. Conveyancing and Barclays mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1998. The conveyancing solicitor in Beaworthy who acted for me is not around. Do I pay?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. It is not necessary to incur the fees of a Beaworthy conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

I inherited a split level flat in Beaworthy, conveyancing was carried out August 2009. How much will my lease extension cost? Comparable flats in Beaworthy with an extended lease are worth £190,000. The ground rent is £65 levied per year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2085

You have 61 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £19,000 and £22,000 plus legals.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

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What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Beaworthy?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding purchasing and selling property and cover conveyancing countrywide not just Beaworthy. If instructing a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you can expect:
  • Have an honest and lawful service.
  • Receive a high standard of legal services.
  • Be supplied with your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Receive a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your specific needs taken into account should a complaint be made.
  • Be provided with a speedy, objective and comprehensive service if if a complaint is registered about your conveyancing in Beaworthy.

Sale conveyancing in Beaworthy normally entails the following:

  • Lawyer instructed by the seller once the offer has been accepted
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and associated documents
  • Supplying draft papers to the lawyer representing the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and answering additional questions from the purchaser’s lawyer
  • Finalising the transfer document
  • Answering requisitions prepared by the buyer’s lawyer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and wiring funds to the vendor, the estate agent and other relevant parties (where applicable)

Beaworthy commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on numerous issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites complex procedures concerning renewal, rent reviews, dilapidations and the many obligations encountered by Landlords and Tenants of commercial premises Formation of commercial management companies Comprehensive advice on planning issues Property finance for investment and development loans for banks and borrowers Drafting and approving option agreements

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

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