Find a Lender-Approved Local Conveyancer in Burnham

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There is a good reason why you won’t find people saying “if only I would have chosen a cheap factory-type firm”! Go local - instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Burnham

Reasons to use our Burnham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Conveyancer conveyancing firms have extremely good personal links with Burnham selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Experience means that Burnham conveyancer have developed excellent connections with Burnham 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 conveyancing in Burnham.
  • 3 This site is the first site offering you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Burnham will be conducted by a law firm on your lender’s authorised panel.
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located many kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Burnham
  • 5 Burnham solicitors have a significant edge when it comes to Burnham conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can impact your home move

Examples of recent conveyancing in Burnham since July 2021*

Purchase

of apartment Coniston Crescent SL1 6EE, sold for £265,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of terraced premises, Lawrence Way, SL1 6HH completing on 09/08/2021 at a price of £540,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title

Sale

of detached residence property, Gore Road, SL1 7DD completing on 10/08/2021 at a price of £410,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Transfer

of terraced property, Walpole Road, SL1 6PP completing on 14/07/2021 at a price of £358,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Burnham

I am getting a offer of a home loan from Halifax. I intend to use a Licensed Conveyancer in Burnham. Does the Halifax Conveyancing panel exclude Licensed Conveyancers?

The Halifax approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders, represented by the CML or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

I require conveyancing for a flat in a relatively new development (6 years built) in Burnham. Almost all the flats have already been occupied. Do I need carry out the conveyancing searches as part of conveyancing in Burnham?

You are taking a significant risk in refusing to carrying out Burnham 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 solicitor conducts them. If time pressures and cost are top of your issues you should discuss with your lawyer about the options such as lack of search insurance available to you

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Burnham. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Burnham

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and found one near me in Burnham I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, however it only has 51 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Burnham suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you require a mortgage that many years will be problematic. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer about this.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Burnham. I happened to discover a web site which appears to be the ideal solution If there is a chance to get all the legals completed via phone that would be ideal. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

I have been recommended a conveyancing solicitor in Burnham. I need to find out if they are listed on the bank's conveyancing panel. Could you advise?

You should contact your solicitor and ask them if they are on the bank's panel. If that does not help get in touch with us and we can make some checks for you. If they are not on the lender panel we can certainly arrange a reputable conveyancing solicitor in Burnham on the panel for your mortgage company.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Burnham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Linkside Solicitors, 71 High Street, Burnham, Bucks, SL1 7JX
  • Hsbs Law Limited, 50 Farnham Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3TA
  • Bayer Solicitors, First Floor, 5 High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1JN
  • Owen White Limited, Senate House, 62-70 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3SR
  • Mason-apps Smallmans & Co, The Old Post Office, Old Post Office Lane, High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1QY

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Burnham

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Burnham practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Linkside Solicitors, 71 High Street, Burnham, Bucks, SL1 7JX
  • Bayer Solicitors, First Floor, 5 High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1JN
  • Owen White Limited, Senate House, 62-70 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3SR
  • Mason-apps Smallmans & Co, The Old Post Office, Old Post Office Lane, High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1QY
  • Maher & Co, 19 York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1SQ

Planning law solicitors in Burnham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Burnham practicing in planning law. This may include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Colemans Solicitors Llp, 21 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7AA
  • Louise Greer, 43 Switchback Road North, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7QX
  • Gordons Solicitors Limited, Winter Hill House, Marlow Reach, Station Approach, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1NT
  • Clifford Joseph, Gatehouse Tiggers, Hall Place Lane, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QY

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

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