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Reasons to use our Chipping Sodbury conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Chipping Sodbury has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 2 Using a a family Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more personalised service. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is dealt with by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 3 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s conveyancers have offices in Chipping Sodbury - if so sets of lawyers will be less confrontational
  • 4 Conveyancer conveyancing firms have extremely good personal links with Chipping Sodbury estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Chipping Sodbury lawyers work in partnership with Chipping Sodbury estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible

Examples of recent conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury since March 2023*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury

What is the best way to search for the right lawyer who can give a first class service for our conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury?

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

Second, search the internet for conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury. Ring a couple or more firms from the list and invite them to send you their conveyancing fee calculations and have a conversation with the lawyer who will handle your conveyancing beforecommitting.

Option 3 is to make use of our search tool to assist you in finding the right solicitors for you based on your individual factors including location,speed, complications and who the proposed mortgage company is. Avoid the trap of appointing low cost conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury

Having sold my house in Chipping Sodbury last January but the buyer keeps e-mailing me complaining that their lawyer needs to hear from mine. What should my lawyer have done following completion?

After completion of your disposal your lawyer is obliged to deliver the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. If applicable, your lawyer must also evidence that the mortgage has been discharged to the purchasers conveyancers. There are no post completion requirements unique to conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury.

I had intended to instruct a property lawyer in Chipping Sodbury for our house purchase. Our financial adviser has since notified us that our mortgage lenders Barclays Direct won't deal with them. Surely this is unfair competition?

A bank will insist on an approved solicitor act for it. Borrowers are liable to bear the cost of this. Please make use of our database to select a solicitor to carry conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury on the Barclays Direct approved list of solicitors.

My wife and I purchased a terraced Edwardian house in Chipping Sodbury. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Chelsea Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold under the matching address. I'd like to know for sure, how can I find out??

You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Chipping Sodbury and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also enquire as to the situation with the conveyancing lawyer who conducted the purchase.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Chipping Sodbury is the location of the property. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Chipping Sodbury are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Chipping Sodbury you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Chipping Sodbury 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 premises.

My husband and I intend to acquire our first property in Chipping Sodbury. Conveyancing practitioner already appointed. The mortgage adviser pointed out that a survey is not needed as the house is only 20 yrs old.

At the very least you should order a Home Buyer's Report. Given the residence is over ten years old the property will not benefit from a warranty, so you would be well advised not to take a risk. Where a property of this age shows no signs of problems a Home Buyer's report could be sufficient. The report should highlight any obvious problems and recommend additional investigation where appropriate. Where there are any indications of problems seek a full Building Survey from the beginning.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Chipping Sodbury

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Chipping Sodbury specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Beaufort Montague Harris, Old Bank House, 79 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AD
  • Clutton Cox Limited, Parliament House, 4 High Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Chipping Sodbury regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Chipping Sodbury practicing in commercial conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Beaufort Montague Harris, Old Bank House, 79 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AD
  • Clutton Cox Limited, Parliament House, 4 High Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AH
  • Adams Burrows, 34 Broad Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5NS

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

  • Solicitor instructed by the purchaser once the offer has been accepted
  • Examining the title unregistered or registered
  • Conducting Chipping Sodbury property searches for the property
  • Assessing draft contract and other papers supplied by the seller’s property lawyer
  • Submitting enquiries with the vendor’s property lawyer
  • Agreeing the wording of the sale contract
  • Assessing replies prepared by the seller to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for the Transfer document
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if relevant)
  • Drafting and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Completion of and submitting to HMRC the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the new ownership and the mortgage (if relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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