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Reasons to use our Burwell conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Over the years Burwell solicitor have developed very good links with Burwell local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in Burwell.
  • 2 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Burwell have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Burwell and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 3 Personal touch and pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Burwell home moves can be made a lot more complicated because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 4 The Burwell conveyancing practitioners that are listed are dedicated to supplying the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Burwell
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Burwell is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Burwell since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Burwell

Am I correct in assuming that the fact that my solicitor in Burwell is not identified on my mortgage company's solicitor panel that there is a problem with the standard of her conveyancing?

That is more than likely a wrong assumption to make. There are all sorts of perfectly plausible explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator revealed that over three quarters of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The most common reasons for removal are: (1) low volume of transactions (2) the solicitor is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. Should you be concerned you should contact the Burwell conveyancing practice and ask them why they are no longer on the approved list for your bank.

Can you clarify what the consequences are if my lawyer’s firm is suspended from the Kent Reliance Solicitor panel ahead of completing my conveyancing in Burwell?

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 at a cost.

A friend advised me that where I am buying in Burwell I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is sometimes included in the estimate for your Burwell conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out significant information about Burwell around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Burwell Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Burwell Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Burwell.

I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Burwell before appointing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. The surveyor has said that some banks may not issue a mortgage on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different requirements for example to Nationwide. If you call us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Burwell. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Burwell especially if they are familiar with such properties in Burwell.

My business partner and I are hoping to lease a unit on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-move-no costs for non-domestic conveyancing in Burwell for below £2000?

We can recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Burwell, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are hoping to acquire or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a complete business we can find you the right solicitor. As for the charges this will depend on the structure and heads of terms of the deal. Please provide us with your details or call us so that we may supply you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.

Should I use a Burwell conveyancing solicitor who is local to the property I am buying? An old friend can deal with the legal work however his firm is located over three hundred miles away.

The benefit of a local Burwell conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to sign paperwork, deliver your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. They will also have local insight which is a plus. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who used your friend and the majority were happy that should outweigh using an unknown Burwell conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being Burwell based.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Burwell

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Burwell practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Edmondson Hall, 25 Exeter Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8AR
  • Rustons & Lloyd, Beaufort House, 136 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JP
  • Smart Law Solicitors Llp, 42 High Street, Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5HE

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Burwell?

Licensed Conveyancers deal with the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing countrywide not just Burwell. If using a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Be supplied with an honest and lawful service.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of legal services.
  • Have your matters dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a service which is accessible and responsive to your individual needs.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your individual needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Be supplied with a swift, objective and comprehensive service where if a complaint is made about your conveyancing in Burwell.

Burwell commercial property solicitors draw on a full range of commercial expertise offering advice on a variety of issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Commercial development (from overage and options through to site acquisitions and construction) Property finance transactions, including disposal and leaseback Hotels, public houses and restaurants Acquisitions and disposals of property portfolios at commercial auctions Offices, retail or industrial units Property due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions and disposals

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

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