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Reasons to use our Biddenham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 On the balance of probabilities the the conveyancers for the other party have offices in Biddenham - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often based many miles away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Biddenham
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Biddenham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Biddenham solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Biddenham conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your home move
  • 5 You can gain comfort when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Biddenham has a number to choose from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Biddenham since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Biddenham

Due to complete my purchase in Biddenham next Monday. My solicitor now wants me to supply her with proof of content and building insurance for the property as as she informs me that she is duty bound to validate that it is in order for the lender. What risks does the mortgage company expect the insurance to cover?

All property lawyers on acting for lenders would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in a lender’s UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions. These obligations are not unique to conveyancing in Biddenham.

We note that you have a search directory identifying firms on the Barclays conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a commission if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Biddenham?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Barclays conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Biddenham.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Biddenham ahead of retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor advised that some lenders tend refuse to grant a mortgage on a flying freehold premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Biddenham. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Biddenham especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Biddenham.

What tools are available to locate a Biddenham solicitor on the HSBC Bank conveyancing panel? I drive a motor bike and am willing to travel upto 10kilometers to meet the solicitor.

You can use the search on this website. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of Biddenham conveyancing lawyers based on proximity. We have detailed some Biddenham conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can contact them to verify whether they are on the HSBC Bank approved list

I am one month into a freehold purchase having been referred to solicitors by the selling agent to carry out the conveyancing in Biddenham. I am am starting to be frustrated with the level of service. Can you help me find new lawyers?

They would have to be really bad in order to consider diss instructing them. Has the mortgage offer been sent? If so you must make them aware of the new contact details and have the loan are re-sent. Your new conveyancer needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid escalating fees and frustration. So that should be your starting point. The search tool can help you find a lender approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Biddenham

Can you provide any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Biddenham from the perspective of expediting the sale process?

  • Much of the delay in leasehold conveyancing in Biddenham can be reduced where you appoint lawyers as soon as you market your property and ask them to collate the leasehold documentation which will be required by the purchasers’ lawyers.
  • If you hold a share in a the freehold, you should make sure that you have the original share certificate. Arranging a new share certificate can be a lengthy formality and frustrates many a Biddenham home move. Where a duplicate share is necessary, you should approach the company officers or managing agents (if applicable) for this as soon as possible. If you have carried out any alterations to the property would they have required Landlord’s approval? In particular have you laid down wooden flooring? Biddenham leases often stipulate that internal structural changes or installing wooden flooring require a licence issued by the Landlord approving such changes. Where you dont have the approvals to hand you should not contact the landlord without contacting your solicitor first. The majority of landlords or Management Companies in Biddenham charge for providing management packs for a leasehold property. You or your lawyers should find out the actual amount of the charges. The management information sought on or before finding a buyer, thus accelerating the process. The typical amount of time it takes to obtain the necessary information is three weeks. It is the most usual reason for delay in leasehold conveyancing in Biddenham.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Biddenham - Examples of Questions you should consider Prior to Purchasing

    This question is helpful as a) areas can cause problems for the block as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if maintenance are not paid for b) if the leaseholders have a dispute with the managing agents you will wish to have all the details Most Biddenham leasehold flats will incur a service charge for the upkeep of the block invoiced on behalf of the landlord. If you buy the flat you will have to pay this amount, normally periodically throughout the year. This may be anything from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for buildings with lifts and large communal areas. In all likelihood there will be a ground rent for you to pay yearly, normally this is not a large sum, say about £25-£75 but you need to enquire as on occasion it could be surprisingly expensive. How much is the ground rent and service charge?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Biddenham

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Biddenham with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Old Vicarage Advisory Legal (kempston) Limited, Winthorpe House, 29 Church End, Biddenham, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 4AR
  • Duchennes, Hassett House, Hassett Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1HA
  • Palmers Solicitors Llp, Hassett House, Hassett Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1HA
  • Sharman Law Llp, 1 Harpur Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1PF
  • Hcb Park Woodfine Llp, 1 Lurke Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3TN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Biddenham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Biddenham specialising in commercial conveyancing in Biddenham. This could include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Palmers Solicitors Llp, Hassett House, Hassett Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1HA
  • Cowley Di Giorgio, 63 Harpur Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2SR
  • Sharman Law Llp, 1 Harpur Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1PF
  • Hcb Park Woodfine Llp, 1 Lurke Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3TN
  • Ciampa Solicitors, 26 St. Marys Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 0AS

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Biddenham regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Biddenham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Goodwills Legal Services Ltd , Premier House, MK40 3HU
  • Right Choice Conveyancing Ltd, Bedford i-lab, Priory Business Park, MK44 3RZ
  • Bedfordshire Property Lawyers Limited, 4 Stephenson Court, Fraser Road, MK44 3WJ

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

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