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Main reasons to use our service to help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Cheltenham

  • 1 There is a distinct possibility the the solicitors for the other party have offices in Cheltenham - if so both parties are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Cheltenham has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 The firms listed on our directory have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 4 Using a local Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 5 The accumulation of transactions means that Cheltenham lawyer have established excellent links with Cheltenham local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your conveyancing in Cheltenham.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Cheltenham since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cheltenham

Should conveyancers ask for an advanced payment for conveyancing in Cheltenham?

If you are buying a property in Cheltenham your solicitor will request that you put them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is asked for to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. When the deposit is as part of the sale price then this will be needed shortly prior to exchange of contracts. The final balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that could affect a commercial premises in Cheltenham?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Cheltenham will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Cheltenham. The report provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Cheltenham.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Cheltenham it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can result in delays to Cheltenham commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Cheltenham.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Cheltenham. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Cheltenham

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier?

How difficult is it to swap conveyancer as I need to find one who is on the Nationwide Building Society conveyancing list. I instructed a high street conveyancing solicitor in Cheltenham five minutes from me but the firm is not accepted by Nationwide Building Society

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Cheltenham on the Nationwide Building Society panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we work with do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Cheltenham. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this page, you can contrast costs for conveyancing solicitors in Cheltenham and throughout England and Wales.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in Cheltenham. Conveyancing and National Westminster Bank mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing solicitor in Cheltenham who previously acted has long since retired. What should I do?

First contact the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to incur the fees of a Cheltenham conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I invested in buying a split level flat in Cheltenham, conveyancing was carried out in 1995. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Comparable properties in Cheltenham with over 90 years remaining are worth £185,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 per annum. The lease expires on 21st October 2080

You have 60 years unexpired the likely cost is going to span between £20,000 and £23,000 plus professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs without more detailed investigations. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other issues that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

I would be grateful if you would explain what options are open to me if my Cheltenham conveyancing searches shows negative results?

Normally, almost all concerns arising from Cheltenham conveyancing search responses can be handled before completion or title insurance could possibly be put in place. You should remember that even though you may be buying the premises and might be content to live with the search results, your lender may not, and when all said and done they have the word say.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Cheltenham regulated by the SRA

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

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Cheltenham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Cheltenham practicing in commercial conveyancing in Cheltenham. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • 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 firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Cheltenham practicing in planning law. This should include advice on compulsory purchases in Cheltenham
  • Christopher Davidson Solicitors Llp, 2 & 3 Oriel Terrace, Oriel Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1XP
  • Wiggin Llp, Jessop House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3WG
  • 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

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

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