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Reasons to use our Bishops Cleeve conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Excellent communication together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Bishops Cleeve home moves can be made a lot more stressful because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 2 Lawyer conveyancing firms have excellent personal connections with Bishops Cleeve estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Over the years Bishops Cleeve solicitor have established excellent links with Bishops Cleeve local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Bishops Cleeve.
  • 4 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Bishops Cleeve and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 5 Bishops Cleeve solicitors will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve

How do I find out if the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve is on the bank’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Halifax thus paying £187.00 plus VAT in additional legal charges.

Please do take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this page. Please choose the lender and type ‘Bishops Cleeve’ or your location and you will discover numerous solicitors located in Bishops Cleeve or by proximity to you.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve as I am faced with an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line in less than one month. A home loan is not required. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are are a cash purchaser you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no solicitor would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve the following are instances of what can show up and adversely impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Fees, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve. 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 have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and found one near me in Bishops Cleeve I like with a park and station nearby, the downside is that it's only got 49 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Bishops Cleeve in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

Should you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be an issue. Reduce the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you may request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer concerning this.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for purchase conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve. I have discover a site which appears to be the perfect answer If it is possible to get all this stuff done via phone that would be ideal. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

I've found a house that appears to be perfect, at a reasonable figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have since discovered that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I would have thought that there are issues purchasing a leasehold house in Bishops Cleeve. Conveyancing advisers have are about to be appointed. Will my lawyers set out the risks of buying a leasehold house in Bishops Cleeve ?

The majority of houses in Bishops Cleeve are freehold rather than leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are buying in Bishops Cleeve in which case you should be shopping around for a Bishops Cleeve conveyancing solicitor and check that they are used to transacting on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a tenant you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions for example requiring the landlord’sconsent to carry out alterations. You may also be required to pay a contribution towards the maintenance of the communal areas where the property is located on an estate. Your solicitor should report to you on the legal implications.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve - Sample of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    Most Bishops Cleeve leasehold apartments will incur a service charge for maintenance of the building levied by the freeholder. If you acquire the apartment you will have to meet this contribution, normally in instalments during the year. This can vary from several hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for bigger purpose-built blocks. In all probability there will be a ground rent to be met yearly, this is usually not a large sum, say approximately £50-£100 but you need to check as occasionally it could be prohibitively expensive. The answer will be important as a) areas can cause problems for the building as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if maintenance remain unpaid b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the managing agents you will want to have complete disclosure

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Bishops Cleeve regulated by the SRA

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

  • David Billingham & Partners, Mill House, 2 Church Road, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 8LR
  • Peter Badham & Co, Elton Lawn, Uckington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9SW
  • Midwinters, 1-3 Crescent Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PJ
  • Bpe Solicitors Llp, St. James' House, St. James' Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PR
  • Bpe Services Limited, St. James House, St. James Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PR

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Bishops Cleeve

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Bishops Cleeve practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Peter Badham & Co, Elton Lawn, Uckington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9SW
  • Midwinters, 1-3 Crescent Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PJ
  • Bpe Solicitors Llp, St. James' House, St. James' Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PR
  • Hughes Paddison Limited, 10 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3DA
  • Wiggin Llp, Jessop House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3WG

Planning law solicitors in Bishops Cleeve regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Bishops Cleeve with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Wiggin Llp, Jessop House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3WG
  • Christopher Davidson Solicitors Llp, 2 & 3 Oriel Terrace, Oriel Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1XP
  • Croft Solicitors Limited, 19 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QZ
  • Df Legal Llp, 62/63 High Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 5BJ

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

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