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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Billesdon’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Billesdon.

Reasons to use our Billesdon conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Chances are that the the conveyancers for the other party are located in Billesdon - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 2 Lawyer conveyancing lawyers have extremely good personal links with Billesdon estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Billesdon have a grasp oflocal concerns specific to Billesdon and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 4 Billesdon property lawyers work in conjunction with Billesdon estate agents, developers, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 5 Billesdon lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Billesdon conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your sale or purchase

Examples of recent conveyancing in Billesdon since June 2022*

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of semi-detached premises, Sycamore Rise, LE7 9WU completing on 29/06/2022 at a price of £807,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, ordering official copies of the title, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Disposal

of detached residence residence, Main Street, LE7 9JR completing on 17/06/2022 at a price of £445,123. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

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of semi property, Scrivener Close, LE7 9NE completing on 17/06/2022 at a price of £667,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties

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of detached residence property, Cowslip Lane, LE7 9TZ completing on 17/06/2022 at a price of £260,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Billesdon

Recently been in touch with my conveyancing lawyer in Billesdon who conducted the legals two years ago and wanted a conveyancing estimate based on the same type of house sale & purchase (a leasehold premises and a freehold property) of almost identical values with a loan from Godiva Mortgages Ltd. It looks as though am now being quoted twice the amount. Better the devil I know or should I seek out an alternative conveyancer?

The quote is slightly on the steep side. Where you are happy to expend time contrasting prices you could reduce the fees slightly by perhaps a hundred pounds. On the other hand, if you were content with the assistance the firm provided you mightlive to rue choosing an an untested lawyer. Don't forget to check that the solicitor can also act for Godiva Mortgages Ltd. You can make use of our search tool to select a Billesdon conveyancing firm on the Godiva Mortgages Ltd approved list of lawyers, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Billesdon.

There are a variety of conveyancing solicitors in Billesdon but how do I know who's good?

We would encourage you not to base your choice on the lowest Billesdon conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

We are getting the release of further monies on our home loan from Lloyds as we want to conduct improvements to our property in Billesdon. Are we obliged to appoint a high street Billesdon solicitor on the Lloyds conveyancing panel to deal with the paperwork?

Lloyds would not normally instruct a member of their approved list of lawyers to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Lloyds list.

It is not clear whether my mortgage offer requires a lease extension. I have called my Billesdon building society branch on various occasions and was told it does not impact the mortgage offer and they will lend. My Billesdon conveyancing solicitor - who is on the bank conveyancing panel- called and was told they will not lend in accordance with their published requirements. I simply don't know who is right.

Your conveyancer must comply with the CML Handbook Part 2 conditions for your lender. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the lender will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the lender to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years remaining.

Have completed on a a semi-detached house in Billesdon , how long will it take for the Land Registry to deal with the formalities evidencing the transfer to my name? My Billesdon conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be certain the registration formalities are concluded.

As far as conveyancing in Billesdon registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of the country. Rather than based on location, timeframes can differ subject to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry must send notices to any other persons or bodies. At present in the region of 80% of such applications are fully addressed within 12 days but some can be subject to protracted hold-ups. Registration is effected once the purchaser is living at the property thus an expedited registration is not usually primary concern yet if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor can contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on last month in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Billesdon is the location of the property. Can you offer any advice?

Flying freeholds in Billesdon are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Billesdon you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Billesdon may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

How straightforward is it to use your search app to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Billesdon on the authorised to act for my lender?

First pick a lender such as Santander, Bank of Scotland or TSB then choose your location e.g. Billesdon. Conveyancing organisations in Billesdon and across England and Wales should be listed.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Billesdon. Conveyancing and Clydesdale mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing practitioner in Billesdon who previously acted has now retired. What should I do?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is indeed the new freeholder. There is no need to incur the fees of a Billesdon conveyancing lawyer to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Billesdon - Sample of Queries before Purchasing

    On the whole the cost for major works tend not to be included within maintenance charges, albeit that a few managing agents in Billesdon obliged leaseholders to contribute towards a reserve fund created for the specific intention of establishing a fund for larger works. Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge payments? Who takes charge for maintaining and repairing the block?

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Billesdon regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Billesdon specialising in commercial conveyancing in Billesdon. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Tannas Solicitors, 7 Hardwick Road, 7 Hardwick Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 6NA
  • Oliver Charles, 534 Uppingham Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 2GG

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

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding acquiring and selling property and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales not just Billesdon. When appointed a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Be supplied with an honest and lawful service.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of legal services.
  • Have your transaction dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Receive a high quality of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Receive a swift, impartial and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Billesdon about your conveyancing in Billesdon.

Purchase conveyancing in Billesdon normally includes the following:

  • Property lawyer instructed by the buyer on acceptance of the offer
  • Examining the title unregistered or registered
  • Conducting Billesdon searches for the property
  • Assessing draft contract pack and other papers forwarded by the seller’s solicitor
  • Submitting questions with the owner’s solicitor
  • Negotiating the purchase agreement
  • Examining replies given by the seller to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the loan offer: (if applicable)
  • Drafting and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; reporting to the purchaser on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion formalities
  • Completion of and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the buyer and the mortgage (where relevant) at the HMLR.

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

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