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  • 2 Chipping Sodbury conveyancers work in partnership with Chipping Sodbury estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to clients every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
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Examples of recent conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury since July 2021*

Transfer

of detached residence property, Couzens Close, BS37 6BS completing on 12/08/2021 at a price of £257,500. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Sale

of semi premises, Maisemore, BS37 8UP completing on 28/07/2021 at a price of £232,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Transfer

of semi-detached property, Maisemore, BS37 8UP completing on 27/07/2021 at a price of £235,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of detached residence premises, Bredon, BS37 8TE completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £258,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury

Can the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site carry out attended exchange conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts carrying out one day exchanges. Do e-mail us to obtain a fee calculation and details as to dates.

Me and my brother have a 4 bedroom Edwardian house in Chipping Sodbury. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Barnsley Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and I saw a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same property. Is it worth asking Barnsley Building Society to clarify?

You need to review 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 owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Chipping Sodbury and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing lawyer who carried out the work.

I am purchasing my first flat in Chipping Sodbury with the aid of help to buy. The developers would not move on the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The house builders rep told me not inform my lawyer about this side-deal as it would adversely affect my loan with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I am using a search engine for the words conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury it brings up numerous property lawyersin the area. How do I determine which is the suitable conveyancing solicitor for the sale of my house?

The preferential method of choosing a suitable conveyancer is via trusted testimonial, so seek the opinion of colleagues and relatives who have purchased a property in Chipping Sodbury or the local estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury vary, so it's a good idea to obtain a minimum of four fee calculations from varying types of companies. Be sure to obtain confirmation that the fees are fixed.

Are there common defects that you witness in leases for Chipping Sodbury properties?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury. Most leases are unique and legal mistakes in the legal wording can result in certain sections are not included. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    Clauses dealing with recovering service charges for expenditure on the building or common parts. Service charge per centages that don't add up correctly leaving a shortfall

A defective lease will likely cause issues when trying to sell a property as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Birmingham Midshires, Coventry Building Society, and Aldermore all have very detailed conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is defective they may refuse to provide security, forcing the buyer to pull out.

Chipping Sodbury Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    It is important to be aware whether a new roof is being put on or some other major work is anticipated that will be shared by the tenants and will dramatically impact the level of the service fees or require a specific payment. The answer will be useful as a) areas could cause problems in the building as the common areas may start to deteriorate where services remain unpaid b) if the leasehold owners have a dispute with the managing agents you will wish to have all the details What is the name of the managing agents?

Our estate agent has suggested using their solicitor for our conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury - won’t it be advisable to just instruct them?

You need to establish if the selling agent is recommending a property lawyer or introducing to a lawyer. There are plenty of Chipping Sodbury estate agents who recommend two or three Chipping Sodbury conveyancing firms purely based on those lawyers offering a great service.

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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

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 may include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • 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 small selection of solicitors in Chipping Sodbury with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Chipping Sodbury. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • 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

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

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