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  • 1 The firms listed on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 2 Excellent communication and pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Cheltenham property deals can become a lot more complicated as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
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  • 4 Cheltenham conveyancers will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located many kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Cheltenham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Cheltenham since October 2021*

Acquisition

of flat Harvest Street GL52 3PH, sold for £220,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of flat Queens Road GL50 2LX, at the agreed amount of £375,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of semi property, Pennsylvania Avenue, GL51 7JL completing on 13/10/2021 at a price of £247,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Sale

of house premises, Oldbury Orchard, GL3 2PU completing on 14/10/2021 at a price of £340,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cheltenham

Me and my wife are purchasing our first property. Our property lawyer has texted usto check if we want to purchase supplemental conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's recommended for conveyancing in Cheltenham

The scope of Cheltenham conveyancing searches depends entirely on the property, the location, the probability of any of these risks, your knowledge of the locality and risks, your general appetite to risk. What matters is that you properly appreciate what information the searches could give you. You may then decide if you personally think you need that information. Where you are in doubt, ask your property lawyer to explain.

I have justdiscovered that Stirling Law have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Cheltenham for a purchase of a freehold house 10 months ago. How can I check that the property is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to see if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Cheltenham conveyancing specialists.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Cheltenham prior to instructing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor has said that some lenders tend refuse to grant a mortgage on a flying freehold home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Cheltenham. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Cheltenham to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I'm converting the mortgage on my existing house to a BTL mortgage with Halifax and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on another house. The neighborhood we are talking about is Cheltenham. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two lenders and link together the two deals?

Do use our comparison tool on this page to ensure that the solicitors are approved by both lenders. Assuming that they are your solicitor should be able to tie up the two conveyancing matters but you should talk with you solicitor and make apparent your expectations and requirements.

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only Sixty One years left on my lease in Cheltenham. I now want to extend my lease but my landlord is can not be found. What should I do?

On the basis that you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the Court. You will be obliged to demonstrate that you have done all that could be expected to track down the lessor. For most situations a specialist may be useful to carry out a search and to produce a report to be used as evidence that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a solicitor in relation to proving the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Cheltenham.

Cheltenham Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Queries before buying

    How much is the maintenance charge and ground rent on the flat? Is there a share of the freehold? Are any of leasehold owners in dispute over their service charge liability?

Online reading suggests that Cheltenham solicitors are more costly than Cheltenham conveyancers in Cheltenham to use when purchasing a house. Am I better off using a conveyancer or a solicitor if I am purchasing for my home move in Cheltenham.

When it comes to conveyancing in Cheltenham the costs are unlikely to vary dramatically depending on whether the legal expert is a licenced conveyancer or solicitor.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Cheltenham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Cheltenham practicing in commercial conveyancing in Cheltenham. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Midwinters, 1-3 Crescent Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PJ
  • Davis Gregory Limited, 23-25 Rodney Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1HX
  • Hughes Paddison Limited, 10 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3DA
  • Pinkerton Leeke & Co, 7/8 Ormond Terrace, Regent Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1HR
  • Bpe Solicitors Llp, St. James' House, St. James' Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PR

Planning law solicitors in Cheltenham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Cheltenham with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Wiggin Llp, Jessop House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3WG
  • Christopher Davidson Solicitors Llp, 2 & 3 Oriel Terrace, Oriel Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1XP
  • Croft Solicitors Limited, 19 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QZ
  • Tbd Legal Limited, Brunswick House, 1310 Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 4AA
  • Equilaw Limited, Montpellier Court, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 4AH

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

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Examining the title unregistered or registered
  • Conducting Cheltenham conveyancing searches with respect to the title
  • Considering the draft contract pack and other papers supplied by the vendor’s solicitor
  • Submitting enquiries with the seller’s solicitor
  • Agreeing the wording of the sale contract
  • Going through replies supplied by the owner to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the mortgage offer: (if appropriate)
  • Preparing and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; summarising 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 completion formalities
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the transfer of ownership and the home loan (where 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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