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Logical reasons to use our service to assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Brixham

  • 1 Brixham lawyers work in conjunction with Brixham estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to clients every step of the way, offering all the legal expertise and help you require
  • 2 Over the years Brixham property lawyer have established valuable working relationships with Brixham local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your home move in Brixham.
  • 3 Chances are that the the lawyers for the other party are located in Brixham - if so both parties will be less confrontational
  • 4 Excellent communication together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Brixham conveyancing can become a lot more complicated because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 5 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal links with Brixham selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Brixham since August 2023*


of semi premises, King Street, TQ5 9TH completing on 20/09/2023 at a price of £335,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer


of house residence, Glenmore Road, TQ5 9BT completing on 04/09/2023 at a price of £270,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced premises, Bolton Street, TQ5 9DH completing on 22/09/2023 at a price of £220,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties


of house property, Anchorage Close, TQ5 9TD completing on 05/09/2023 at a price of £495,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Brixham

We opted for a Brixham based solicitor for my conveyancing in Brixham yesterday. Upon checking the official terms of business I noteI am liable for charges even if our purchase doesn't happen. Should I go with them or select a web based conveyancing brokerage promising no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Brixham?

Generally there is a concession along the lines that if "No Sale No Fee" is offered then the conveyancing charges will tend to be be higher to counteract the cases that abort. Dont forget that these schemes rarely cover expenses for example Brixham conveyancing search costs.

Would the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend carry out attended exchange conveyancing in Brixham?

There are a few conveyancing experts carrying out 24hr exchanges. Please contact us to secure a fee calculation and details as to availability.

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Brixham? Why is this being asked of me?

You are right in the requirement set out by your lawyer has nothing to do with conveyancing in Brixham. However these days you can not proceed with any conveyancing process without first providing proof of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence as well as a council tax bill. Remember if you are supplying your driving licence as proof of identification it must be both the paper section as well as the photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other.

Proof of your origin of money is necessary in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations. You should not be offended when you are asked to produce this as your conveyancer must retain this information on file. Your Brixham conveyancing lawyer will need to see evidence of proof of funds before they are able to accept any funds from you into their client account and they will also ask additional questions regarding the source of monies.

My bank has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Brixham but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Brixham local to me. Are you able to help?

Far from all Brixham conveyancing practices are approved and listed on all banks conveyancing panel. Use our find an approved solicitor tool to identify a Brixham conveyancing firm on the on the bank panel.

I am helping my sister sell her flat in Brixham. Does the solicitor order the energy performance certificate or it is for me to coordinate?

After the demise of Home Information Packs, EPC’s was maintained a required part of moving property. An energy assessment needs to be commissioned prior to the property being marketed. It is not as aspect of the sale process that law firms normally organise. If you are using a Brixham conveyancing practitioner they may be able to arrange EPC’s due to their relationships with long established local providers

My lawyer has informed me that lack of right of way insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Brixham conveyancing?

The right level of lack of right of way indemnity insurance depends on your lender. It would differ for example between National Westminster Bank and Bank of Scotland. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.

I am buying a property in Brixham. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Virgin Money be concerned?

As your lender is Virgin Money your lawyer must follow the formal instructions set out in Part two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Virgin Money. The CML Handbook stipulates minimum specifications for solar panel roof-space leases, and conveyancing practitioners are required to report to Virgin Money where a lease fails to meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties nationwide and is not limited to Brixham.

I am buying my first flat in Brixham benefiting from help to buy. The developers would not budge the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The sale representative suggested that I not inform my conveyancer about this deal as it may affect my loan with Santander. Should I keep quiet?.

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.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Brixham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Brixlaw Limited, 3 Bolton Street, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 9DA
  • Roger Richards, 10 Churston Broadway, Dartmouth Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6LE
  • Gowmans, 65 Hyde Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 5BT
  • Knapman & Co, Dendy House, 16 Dendy Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 5DB
  • Michael W Pipe, Geneva House, 10 Dendy Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 5DB

Planning law solicitors in Brixham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Brixham practicing in planning law. This may include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Boyce Hatton Llp, 58 The Terrace, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1DE
  • Wollen Michelmore Llp, Carlton House, 30 The Terrace, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1BS
  • Phoenix Solicitors And Advocates Ltd, 272 Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5QY

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Brixham 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
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Representing lender (if applicable)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drafting Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Negotiating adjustments to the the Transfer deed
  • Communicating with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring 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 change in proprietorship and the home loan (if relevant) at the Land Registry.

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

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