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Selecting the right solicitor is the most important decision when it comes to your Chatteris conveyancing

Top reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Chatteris

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often located hundreds of miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Chatteris
  • 2 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Chatteris regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 Chatteris conveyancers work in partnership with Chatteris estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, with the intention of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 4 Personal touch together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Chatteris home moves can be made significantly more stressful due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 5 This site is the first site offering you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in Chatteris will be carried out by a property lawyer on your lender’s conveyancing panel.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chatteris

What is the best way to search for the right lawyer who will supply a 1st class service for my conveyancing in Chatteris?

Option 1 is to ask connections who they used in the past and if they were happy with the service.

Second, use a search tool on the web for conveyancing in Chatteris. Telephone a couple or more firms listed and invite them to email you their conveyancing costs illustrations and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will oversee your conveyancing in advance ofcommitting.

Option 3 is to make use of our search tool to assist you in finding the right lawyers taking into account your individual factors including the type of property,speed, complications and who the proposed mortgage company is. Resist the temptation to appoint £99 conveyancing in Chatteris

In the event thatI were to buy a straightforward housein Chatteris mortgage fee and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much would I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Chatteris?

The only saving you would achieve is the disbursement for searches. The conveyancer is obliged to do the vast majority of work - money laundering, liaising with the vendors solicitor, stamp duty submission, register the property etc. A marginal saving might be made by not having to register a mortgage but it won't be meaningful.

It is 10 years ago since I bought my house in Chatteris. Conveyancing lawyers have just been appointed on the sale but I am unable to locate my title documents. Is this a major issue?

Don’t worry too much. First there is a possibility that the deeds will be with the mortgage company or they could be in the possession of the solicitor who handled the purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the title will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you own the property by your conveyancing solicitors obtaining up to date copy of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Chatteris involves registered property but in the unlikely event that your home is not registered it is more of a problem but is resolvable.

I have been referred to a conveyancing solicitor in Chatteris. I I am struggling to find out if they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Could you help?

The first thing to do is phone the conveyancer and enquire if they are on the lender panel. Otherwise please call Leeds Building Society who may be able to confirm.

three months have gone by following my purchase conveyancing in Chatteris completed. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £160,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

Living abroad I am unable to visit my Chatteris conveyancing practitioners office to sign documents connected to my conveyancing in Chatteris – is this a problem?

You need not be concerned. Chatteris conveyancing lawyers can conduct home moves for clients nationally. It is not necessary for you to be able to attend a Chatteris conveyancers office. Almost all solicitor can undertake all communications via phone, post and email - whatever works for you.

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

Licensed Conveyancers support the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing nationwide not just Chatteris. When using a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you can expect:
  • Receive an honest and lawful service.
  • Receive a high standard of legal services.
  • Have your matters dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Have a high quality of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Have a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • 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.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should a complaint be necessary.
  • Be supplied with a timeous, objective and comprehensive service where making a complaint about your conveyancing in Chatteris about your conveyancing in Chatteris.

Typically, Chatteris conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the premises
  • Undertaking Chatteris conveyancing searches for the title
  • Assessing draft sale agreement and other papers supplied by the owner’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Raising enquiries with the owner’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Negotiating the purchase contract
  • Analysing replies prepared by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer document
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (where applicable)
  • Drafting and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; reporting to the purchaser on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the change in ownership and the home loan (if applicable) at the HMLR.

Home selling conveyancing in Chatteris almost always consists of the following:

  • Lawyer instructed by the seller once the offer has been accepted
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and related documents
  • Sending draft papers to the conveyancing practitioner retained by the buyer
  • Negotiating contracts and answering further questions from the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Finalising the transfer document
  • Answering requisitions prepared by the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the owner, the estate agent and paying off the home loan (if applicable)

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

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