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Top 5 reasons to let us assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Boscombe

  • 1 On the balance of probabilities the the lawyers for the other party are based in Boscombe - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be less confrontational
  • 2 The Boscombe conveyancing firms that are listed are committed to providing value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Boscombe
  • 3 The practices identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 4 Boscombe solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to Boscombe conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your home move
  • 5 Personal touch together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Boscombe property deals can become significantly more stressful due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Boscombe since July 2021*

Acquisition

of flat Westby Road BH5 1HA, purchased for £148,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Acquisition

of apartment Sea Road BH5 1DG, sold for £105,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Purchase

of flat Christchurch Road BH1 4AN, sold for £71,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Acquisition

of flat Sea Road BH5 1JY, acquired for £295,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Boscombe

Why would I use a Boscombe conveyancing solicitors firm when internet based conveyancers are more affordable?

By all means make sure that you shop around for conveyancing costs in Boscombe and you should seek an affordable estimate but don’t be focused with hunting for the lowest priced Boscombe conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a seamless and a frustrating move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced solicitor. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a phone conversation and can never replicate a one to one meeting. The firms that we work with will allocate you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can deal with your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of continuity that you rarely receive from an web based conveyancer. Our lawyers will keep you updated on any developments and keep you informed. Should you need to contact the firm you will be sure who to ask for and we'll endeavour to make sure that you are in the know.

Our nephew is about to exchange on a new build apartment in Boscombe with a mortgage from Aldermore. His conveyancer has advised him of a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. What is this document - I have never come across this before?

The document is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the transaction. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Aldermore conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when asked. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Aldermore conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Boscombe? Is this really warranted?

Boscombe conveyancing solicitors and indeed property practitioners throughout the UK have an obligation under money laundering regulations to check the identity of any client in order to ensure that clients are who they say they are.

Conveyancing clients will need to supply two forms of certified ID; proof of ID (typically a Passport or Driving Licence) and evidence of address (typically a Utility Bill no older than three months).

Evidence of the origin of monies is also required in compliance with the money laundering laws as solicitors are required to ensure that the funds you are using to acquire a property (whether it be the deposit for exchange or the full purchase price where you are buying mortgage free) has originated from legitimate source (such as employment savings) as opposed to the fruits of illegitimate behaviour.

I purchased a semi-detached Edwardian property in Boscombe. Conveyancing solicitor acted for me and Britannia. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are a couple of entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold under the matching address. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?

You should review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Boscombe and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing practitioner who carried out the work.

I've found a house that seems to be perfect, at a great figure which is making it more attractive. I have just found out that it's a leasehold as opposed to freehold. I am assuming that there are particular concerns purchasing a house with a leasehold title in Boscombe. Conveyancing advisers have are about to be appointed. Will my lawyers set out the implications of buying a leasehold house in Boscombe ?

Most houses in Boscombe are freehold and not leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local conveyancer used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are buying in Boscombe in which case you should be looking for a Boscombe conveyancing solicitor and check that they are used to dealing with leasehold houses. First you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a lessee you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions such as requiring the landlord’spermission to carry out alterations. You may also be required to pay a service charge towards the upkeep of the communal areas where the house is part of an estate. Your conveyancer will report to you on the legal implications.

I inherited a basement flat in Boscombe, conveyancing was carried out March 2011. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Boscombe with a long lease are worth £211,000. The ground rent is £50 per annum. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2089

You have 68 years remaining on your lease we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £9,500 and £11,000 plus costs.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive investigations. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

Why is New Build conveyancing in Boscombe more expensive?

Acquiring a brand new premises is completely distinct from the standard house buying conveyancing in Boscombe. For a start housebuilders ordinarily insist contracts to exchange very quickly, so there is a a great deal of pressure on your property lawyer to ensure all is in order. Furthermore new build conveyancing frequently involve examination of adoption of highways, drains, planning considerations, building warranties or architects certificates. Lenders requirements are also more detailed. Due to the complex nature of the process for these types of properties, the conveyancing new build fees are higher than normal.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Boscombe regulated by the SRA

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

  • Chester And Co, Ground Floor Offices, 480 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 4BD
  • Matthew & Matthew Limited, 194 Seabourne Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 2JD
  • Genesis Legal Services Limited, Beacon House, 15 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3LB
  • Aldridge Brownlee Solicitors Llp, 13 Christchurch Road, Lansdowne, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3JY
  • Lester Aldridge Llp, Russell House, Oxford Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8EX

Planning law solicitors in Boscombe regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Boscombe practicing in planning law. This could include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Lester Aldridge Trust Company, Russell House, 31 Oxford Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8EX
  • Lester Aldridge Company Secretarial Limited, Russell House, Oxford Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8EX
  • Lester Aldridge Llp, Russell House, Oxford Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8EX
  • Ellis Jones Solicitors Llp, Sandbourne House, 302 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9RU
  • Preston Redman Llp, Hinton House, Hinton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2EN

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Boscombe is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the bank (if applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Drawing up Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Negotiating amendments to the draft Transfer
  • Communicating with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing funds to the appropriate parties
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the change in proprietorship and the home loan (if appropriate) 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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