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  • 1 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your transaction is handled by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Chipping Sodbury is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 3 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Chipping Sodbury and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
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Examples of recent conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury

My financial adviser requires my Chipping Sodbury law firm’s panel reference for the Santander conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I discover this. I have contacted my local Chipping Sodbury branch but they have not responded to me.

Have you tried speaking to your Chipping Sodbury lawyer about this?. They maintain a central record lender panel numbers.

I own a freehold property in Chipping Sodbury but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Chipping Sodbury and has limited impact for conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the establishment of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence post 2037 is to be extinguished.

How does conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Chipping Sodbury approach us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is finished. This is because house builders in Chipping Sodbury typically acquire the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury or who has acted in the same development.

I am looking for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and found one near me in Chipping Sodbury I like with a park and station in the vicinity, however it only has 51 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Chipping Sodbury for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a short lease?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be an issue. Discount the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you may request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for remortgage conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury. I happened to discover a site which appears to be the ideal offering If it is possible to get all the legals completed via phone that would be ideal. Do I need to be wary? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

Why is it not possible to complete my conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury on a public holiday?

Because on completion the sale price needs to be transferred electronically between the banks of the buyer and owner’s conveyancing practitioner and at present this can only happen on a business day. It is not possible to complete on a weekend either.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Chipping Sodbury regulated by the SRA

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

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Chipping Sodbury regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Chipping Sodbury specialising in commercial conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury. This could include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • 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

Residential conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury normally entails the following:

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Examining the title unregistered or registered
  • Ordering Chipping Sodbury conveyancing searches for the title
  • Considering the draft contract pack and other papers received from the seller’s property lawyer
  • Submitting enquiries with the seller’s property lawyer
  • Negotiating the sale contract
  • Assessing replies given by the seller to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (if relevant)
  • Drafting and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; reporting to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, pre-contract enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Completion of and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the transfer of ownership and the home loan (if appropriate) at the HMLR.

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

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