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5 reasons to let us help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Buckden

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Buckden is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 The firms shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Buckden are familiar with the local issues specific to Buckden and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 4 Buckden lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Buckden conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 Lawyer conveyancing firms have very good personal links with Buckden estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Buckden since August 2023*

Acquisition

of flat Mill Road PE19 5QS, acquired for £250,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties

Sale

of semi-detached residence, Elizabethan Way, PE28 4SU completing on 29/08/2023 at a price of £360,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of terraced residence, Glebe Road, PE28 4PH completing on 04/09/2023 at a price of £485,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: securing official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Conveyance

of flat Ambury Road South PE29 3PD, at a price of £158,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Buckden

What happens if my lawyer’s firm is suspended from the Bank of Ireland Conveyancing panel ahead of completing my conveyancing in Buckden?

First, this is a very rare occurrence. In most cases even where a law firm is removed off of a panel the lender would allow the completion to go ahead as the lender would appreciate the difficulties that they would place you in if you have to instruct a new solicitor days before completion. In a worst case scenario where the lender insists that you instruct a new firm then it is possible for a very good lawyer to expedite the conveyancing albeit that you may pay a significant premium for this. The analogous situation is where a buyer instructs a lawyer, exchanges contracts and the law firm is shut down by a regulator such as the SRA. Again, in this situation you can find lawyers who can troubleshoot their way to bring the conveyancing to a satisfactory conclusion - albeit for a fee.

Have just purchased a repossessed house at auction in Buckden. Conveyancing is needed. What is next?

Having for all intents and purposes signed on the dotted line you should appoint a conveyancing practitioner soon as you are faced with a pending a drop dead date to complete the purchase. Every auction property will have a corresponding auction pack. This should include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. Where you are dealing with leasehold property the legal pack may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation specific to leasehold premises. You must pass this on to the lawyer instructed by you at the earliest opportunity. You also need to ensure that your finances are in order to complete on the on the contractual date .

We previously instructed conveyancing lawyers located in Buckden on the Aldermore solicitor approved list. They are now charging me a further amount for handling the Aldermore mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee set by Aldermore?

Provided it is contained in their Terms and Conditions or estimate then yes your lawyer may charge a fee for this. The fee is not set by Aldermore but by your Buckden conveyancing practitioner. Some firms on the Aldermore panel will levy ’dealing with mortgage’ fee but many practices incorporate it on their overall fee.

I am selling my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in November 2006, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's mortgage company, Nationwide are being pedantic. The Buckden solicitor who is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but Nationwide are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do Nationwide have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that Nationwide have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Nationwide may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

I need some quick conveyancing in Buckden as I am under a deadline to sign on the dotted line inside 4 weeks. A home loan is not required. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are are a cash purchaser you are at liberty not to do searches although no conveyancer would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Buckden the following are instances of what can show up and therefore impact future mortgageability: Enforcement Notices, Outstanding Charges, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and identified one round the corner in Buckden I like with open areas and transport links nearby, however it's only got 51 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Buckden for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you can ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

My husband and I are a couple of weeks into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to solicitors by the local agent to perform conveyancing in Buckden. We are not happy. Could you you assist me in finding new solicitors?

They would have to be really poor to suggest replacing them. Has the mortgage been generated? In the event that it has you need to make them aware of the new lawyer and get the offer are issued to the new lawyers. Your solicitor ideally needs to be on the lenders approved list to avoid added fees and delays. So that should be your starting point. The search tool will assist you in finding a bank approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Buckden

What is the best way of identifying a leasehold conveyancing in Buckden?

Option 1 is to ask the people you trust they would would instruct. Option 2 is to search the web for conveyancing in Buckden. Call a couple or more firms from the list and ask them to send you their conveyancing charges and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will handle your conveyancing before you make your decision. Option 3 is to make use of our search tool to help you find the right solicitors for you based on your unique factors including location,speed, complexity and who your intended mortgage company is.Avoid the trap of appointing £99 conveyancing solicitors in Buckden

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Buckden regulated by the SRA

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

  • Simon Merchant Property Solicitors, The Old Stables, Highfield Farm, Perry, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0BN
  • Leeds Day, Godwin House, George Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BD
  • Warrens Boyes & Archer, 20 Hartford Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3QH
  • King Lawes Legal, 21a Huntingdon Street, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1BL
  • Wilkinson & Butler, Peppercorn House, 8 Huntingdon Street, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1BH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Buckden regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Buckden practicing in commercial conveyancing in Buckden. This should include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Simon Merchant Property Solicitors, The Old Stables, Highfield Farm, Perry, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0BN
  • Leeds Day, Godwin House, George Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BD
  • Warrens Boyes & Archer, 20 Hartford Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3QH
  • Wilkinson & Butler, Peppercorn House, 8 Huntingdon Street, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1BH
  • Adlams Llp, 37b Market Square, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2AR

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Buckden almost always entails the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Representing mortgage company (if applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Drawing up Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating adjustments to the draft Transfer
  • Corresponding with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing monies to relevant parties
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in ownership and the home loan (where applicable) 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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