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Top reasons to use our service to assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Chesham

  • 1 Using a a family Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 2 Experience means that Chesham solicitor have developed very good links with Chesham 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 house sale or purchase in Chesham.
  • 3 Chesham conveyancers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Chesham conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 4 Excellent communication together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Chesham property deals can be made a lot more protracted as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 5 Chances are that the other side’s lawyers have offices in Chesham - if so sets of conveyancers will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past

Examples of recent conveyancing in Chesham since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chesham

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Chesham? Is this really warranted?

You are right in these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in Chesham. However these days you will not be able to complete any conveyancing process if you have not providing evidence of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence plus a bank statement. Remember if you are supplying your driving licence as evidence of identification it must be both the paper element as well as the photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other.

Verification of the source of monies is mandated in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations. Don’t be offended when when this is requested of you as your conveyancing solicitor must retain this information on record. Your Chesham conveyancing practitioner will need to see evidence of proof of funds prior to accepting any funds from you into their client account and they should also ask further questions regarding the source of funds.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in Chesham. My lender is Chelsea Building Society

Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 15/5/2022, the requirements read as follows :

A colleague advised me that if I am purchasing in Chesham I should ask my conveyancer to 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 Chesham conveyancing searches. It is a large document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Chesham around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Chesham Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Chesham.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Chesham is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Chesham are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Chesham you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Chesham may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

My father-in-law has recommend that I instruct his conveyancers in Chesham. Should I use them?

There are no two ways about it the ideal way to choose a conveyancing practitioner is to get feedback from friends or family who have actually previously instructed the conveyancer that you are are thinking of instructing.

Planning to sign contracts shortly on a ground floor flat in Chesham. Conveyancing solicitors assured me that they report fully next week. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Chesham should include some of the following:

    Are pets allowed in the flat? What you can do if another tenant in the building is in violation of a provision in their lease? Repair and maintenance of the flat Who has the liability to repair and maintain the main walls and foundations. It is important for you to know which party is responsible the repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and communal areas Details of the parties to the lease, for instance these could be the tennant, superior lessor, landlord
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Chesham please enquire of your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Chesham.

I inherited a garden flat in Chesham, conveyancing was carried out in 1999. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Comparable flats in Chesham with a long lease are worth £227,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 yearly. The lease expires on 21st October 2094

You have 72 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £9,500 and £11,000 as well as legals.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Chesham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Bps Solicitors, 85 High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1DE
  • Lennons Solicitors Limited, Chess Chambers, 2 Broadway Court, High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1EG
  • Sheratons Solicitors Ltd, 4 Broadway Court, High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1EG
  • Legal & Property Limited, Ariel House, Frogmore Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5AU
  • Hughes & Company, The Old Bakery, Frogmore Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5XA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Chesham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Chesham specialising in commercial conveyancing in Chesham. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Bps Solicitors, 85 High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1DE
  • Lennons Solicitors Limited, Chess Chambers, 2 Broadway Court, High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1EG
  • Sheratons Solicitors Ltd, 4 Broadway Court, High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1EG
  • Legal & Property Limited, Ariel House, Frogmore Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5AU
  • Hughes & Company, The Old Bakery, Frogmore Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5XA

Domestic conveyancing in Chesham almost always comprises the following:

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Examining the title to the property
  • Undertaking Chesham searches with respect to the property
  • Considering the draft contract pack and other papers received from the owner’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Raising queries with the owner’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Negotiating the purchase agreement
  • Considering the replies prepared by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the loan offer: (where applicable)
  • Drafting and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; summarising to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in ownership and the home loan (where applicable) at the Land Registry.

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

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