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Blackpool Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of cases in Blackpool that are buy to let is 37%
  • 2 March was the busiest month and was the next busiest month while March was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Blackpool
  • 3 86% freehold and 14% leasehold conveyancing in Blackpool for last year
  • 4 Average Stamp Duty Payable for last year was £134
  • 5 Average time frame of 46 days for registration of title in Blackpool

Examples of recent conveyancing in Blackpool since November 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blackpool

I am need of leasehold conveyancing for an apartment in a relatively new development (6 years built) in Blackpool. The vast majority the flats have already been occupied. Do I need carry out the conveyancing searches for my conveyancing in Blackpool?

You are opening yourself up to an unnecessary risk in not carrying out Blackpool conveyancing searches. Without searches you have no clarity over flooding, environmental etc which may mean you walk away due to potential problems down the line. If you are buying mortgage free there is no legal requirement to have them, but we would absolutely advise in no uncertain terms that your conveyancer conducts them. If timings and price are top of your concerns you should discuss with your lawyer about the option of search insurance

Having sold my house in Blackpool last September yet the purchaser is e-mailing me to moan that her solicitor needs to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?

Following your sale your conveyancer is committed to forward the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. If applicable, your solicitor must also evidence that the home loan has been repaid to the buyers solicitors. There are no post completion formalities peculiar conveyancing in Blackpool.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial land in Blackpool?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Blackpool will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers invest in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Blackpool. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Blackpool.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Blackpool it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may result in delays to Blackpool commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for domestic conveyancing in Blackpool.

I am selling my home. My former solicitors have shut. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Blackpool if that makes a difference.

You should use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Blackpool. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs with a minimum of fuss.

I need to instruct a conveyancing practitioner in Blackpool for my purchase. Is it possible to review a solicitor's complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

One can review presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find information Pre 2008, or to check a firm's history, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded telephone calls for training purposes.

I’m about to sell my 2 bed apartment in Blackpool. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, however I have recently received a yearly service charge invoice – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

It best that you discharge the invoice as usual as all ground rent and maintenance payments should be allotted on completion, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

I acquired a garden flat in Blackpool, conveyancing was carried out in 2004. How much will my lease extension cost? Similar properties in Blackpool with a long lease are worth £201,000. The ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease ends on 21st October 2085

You have 64 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £15,200 and £17,600 as well as legals.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt other issues that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward based on this information before getting professional advice.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Blackpool

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Blackpool specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Cooper Nimmo Ltd, 237 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 3PB
  • Roland Robinsons And Fentons Llp, 85-89 Adelaide Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4LX
  • Warings Solicitors Ltd, Cedar Chambers, Cedar Square, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1BP
  • Blackhurst Budd Limited, 22 Edward Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1BA
  • Barker Booth & Eastwood Limited, 346 Lytham Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1DW

Planning law solicitors in Blackpool regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Blackpool practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Planning And Law Limited, The Old Office, Grange Farm, Grange Road, Singleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 8LP

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

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding buying and selling property and cover conveyancing countrywide as well as Blackpool. If using a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you can expect:
  • Receive an honest and lawful service.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of legal services.
  • Enjoy the benefit of your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • 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 individual needs.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your individual needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a speedy, objective and comprehensive service if making a complaint about your conveyancing in Blackpool about your conveyancing in Blackpool.

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

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