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Reasons to use our Bedminster conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site is the only site offering you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Bedminster will be conducted by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 2 Bedminster lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Bedminster conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your sale or purchase
  • 3 Bedminster conveyancing lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s conveyancers are based in Bedminster - if so sets of conveyancers will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based many kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Bedminster

Examples of recent conveyancing in Bedminster since August 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bedminster

It is a dozen years since I acquired my property in Bedminster. Conveyancing lawyers have now been instructed on the sale but I am unable to locate the title deeds. Will this cause complications?

You need not be too concerned. First the deeds may be kept by your mortgage company or they could stored with the conveyancers who acted in your purchase. Secondly in all probability the land will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to prove you own the property by your conveyancing solicitors procuring up to date copy of the land registers. Almost all conveyancing in Bedminster involves registered property but in the rare situation where your home is unregistered it is more tricky but is resolvable.

Should my solicitor be raising enquiries regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in Bedminster.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers specialising in conveyancing in Bedminster. There are those who buy a property in Bedminster, completely expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or dispose of the property. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Lawyers are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous searches that may be undertaken by the buyer or by their lawyers which should give them a better understanding of the risks in Bedminster. The standard property information forms supplied to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a usual inquiry of the vendor to determine whether the property has suffered from flooding. If the property has been flooded in past and is not revealed by the vendor, then a buyer may issue a claim for damages resulting from an misleading answer. A purchaser’s lawyers may also conduct an enviro report. This should reveal if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional investigations will need to be initiated.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Bedminster?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Bedminster. 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…’

I am purchasing my first flat in Bedminster with a loan from Coventry Building Society. The developers would not move on the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The house builders rep advised me not inform my solicitor about this deal as it may put at risk my mortgage with Coventry Building Society. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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.

Is there anything unique about your site and other web based conveyancing brokers for conveyancing in Bedminster?

At this site get a fixed fee costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the nuances for your conveyancing in Bedminster. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we are not in the business of charging firms a commission if you appoint them for your conveyancing in Bedminster

How much experience do your Bedminster conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

Bedminster conveyancing lawyers help thousands of people move home every year and helped lots of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique Bedminster conveyancers have worked on recent similar matters.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Bedminster regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Bedminster practicing in commercial conveyancing in Bedminster. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Watkins Solicitors Incorporating Brain Sinnott & Co, 192 North Street, Bedminster, Bristol, Bristol, BS3 1JF
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards Llp, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 4QA
  • Veale Wasbrough Executor And Trustee Company, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 4QA
  • Metcalfes, 46-48 Queen Square, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 4LY
  • Qualitysolicitors Burroughs Day, Queen Square House, 18 - 21 Queen Square, Bristol, Avon, BS1 4NH

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Bedminster regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Bedminster but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, The Plaza, 275 North Street, BS3 1JN
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Whiteladies Road, BS8 2SB
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Gloucester Road, BS7 8BG
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 73 Westbury Hill, BS9 3AD
  • Key Property Lawyers Limited, Barley Lodge, BS31 2BP

Planning law solicitors in Bedminster regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Bedminster practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards Llp, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 4QA
  • Gregg Latchams Limited, 7 Queen Square, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 4JE
  • Humphreys & Co, 14 King Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 4EF
  • Fussell Wright, 59 Queen Charlotte Street, Bristol, Bristol, BS1 4HL
  • Temple Bright Llp, 29 Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5QT

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

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