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Blakeney Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of cases in Blakeney that are buy to let is 5%
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £4,557
  • 3 100% freehold and 0% leasehold conveyancing in Blakeney for this year to date
  • 4 Average time from start to moving day was 65 days for conveyancing in Blakeney
  • 5 August was the busiest month and September was the next busiest month while May was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Blakeney

Examples of recent conveyancing in Blakeney since September 2023*


of semi-detached property, Wesley Court, GL15 4RF completing on 01/09/2023 at a price of £390,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges


of house property, Railway Road, GL14 3HL completing on 01/09/2023 at a price of £270,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties


of detached residence residence, St Whites Road, GL14 3ER completing on 07/09/2023 at a price of £384,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor


of semi property, Maypole Green, GL15 6HD completing on 22/09/2023 at a price of £207,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blakeney

Would the conveyancing lawyers revealed via your ’find a lawyer’ app carry out right to buy conveyancing in Blakeney?

We do have plenty of conveyancing practitioners who can conduct right to buy conveyancing Do contact the conveyancers listed to secure a costs illustration.

My uncle informed me that in buying a property in Blakeney there may be various restrictions preventing external alterations to a property. Is this right?

We are aware of anumerous of properties in Blakeney which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Blakeney should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

Can you point me to a directory of Kent Reliance panel conveyancers in Blakeney on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such facility on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association sites. Very few lending institutions make their panel listings visible over the internet. If you are in need of a Blakeney conveyancing practitioner on the Kent Reliance please make the most of our facility.

Can I be sure that the Blakeney conveyancing solicitor on the Barclays panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Blakeney obtaining recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always suggest that you speak with the lawyer carrying out your conveyancing.

My colleague suggested that if I am purchasing in Blakeney I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is occasionally included in the estimate for your Blakeney conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Blakeney around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Blakeney Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Blakeney.

I'm buying my first flat in Blakeney with a loan from Bank of Scotland. The sellers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The property agent suggested that I not inform my lawyer about the extras as it would put at risk my mortgage with Bank of Scotland. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

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

Can you offer any advice when it comes to choosing a Blakeney conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

When appointing a conveyancer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Blakeney conveyancing firm) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We suggest that you talk with two or three firms including non Blakeney conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be of use:

    If the firm is not ALEP accredited then what is the reason? Can they put you in touch with clients in Blakeney who can give a testimonial?

Leasehold Conveyancing in Blakeney - A selection of Questions you should ask before buying

    Make sure you enquire if the the lease contains any onerous restrictions in the lease. By way of example it is reasonably common in Blakeney leases that pets are not allowed in in a block in Blakeney. If you like the propertyin Blakeney however your cat can’t live with you then you will be presented with a difficult choice. If a Blakeney lease has fewer than 80 years it will have adverse implications on the marketability of the property. Check with your mortgage company that they are willing to to proceed given the lease term. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will most likely need a lease extension at some point and you need to have some idea of what this will be. Remember, in most cases you will need to own the residence for a couple of years before you are entitled to extend the lease. The answer will be helpful as a) areas may result in problems in the building as the communal areas may start to deteriorate where maintenance are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have a dispute with the running of the building you will wish to have complete disclosure

Been on the hunt for a conveyancing practitioner for leasehold sale conveyancing in Blakeney. I'm selling, simple no mortgage to redeem, no rush, currently empty. Got an estimate from a lawyer for a thousand pounds excluding VAT which is a little expensive given that its so straightforward. Can I pay less for conveyancing in Blakeney?

Given that it’s a sale only, 475 + VAT would be about the best for sale conveyancing in Blakeney.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Blakeney regulated by the SRA

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

  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Blakeney

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Blakeney with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Blakeney almost always involves the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Following instructions from the bank (where applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Drawing up Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Agreeing amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Communicating with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing funds to the appropriate parties
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the transfer of ownership and the mortgage (if relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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