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Top reasons to let us help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Chorlton

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Chorlton
  • 2 Chorlton conveyancers have a significant edge when it comes to Chorlton conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your home move
  • 3 Chorlton conveyancers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 4 Regardless other solicitors tell you it could be important to pop into your lawyer to execute documents. There are enough parties involved in a homemove without having to add Royal Mail into the mix.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Chorlton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Chorlton since November 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chorlton

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Chorlton costs more?

Chorlton leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving relevant notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Chorlton. My lender is Accord Mortgages

Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 3/2/2023, the requirements read as follows :

My colleague recommended that where I am purchasing in Chorlton I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is sometimes quoted for as part of the standard Chorlton conveyancing searches. It is a large report of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing significant information about Chorlton 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 demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information concerning Chorlton.

I purchased a terraced Victorian property in Chorlton. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and The Royal Bank of Scotland. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are two entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold with the matching property. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?

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 Chorlton and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who carried out the work.

I'm refinancing my current house to a BTL mortgage with Leeds Building Society and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on another house. The area we are interested in is Chorlton. Will your conveyancers be able to act for the two lenders and tie in the two deals?

Make use of our comparison tool on this site to check that the conveyancers are on the relevant lender panels. Assuming that they are your conveyancer will be able to tie up the two deals but you should talk with you lawyer and make clear your expectations and needs.

My step-father has recommend that I instruct his conveyancers in Chorlton. Should I find my own conveyancer?

There are no two ways about it it’s preferable to find a conveyancing lawyer is to have feedback from friends or relatives who have actually experience in using the firm that you are contemplating using.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Chorlton

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Chorlton specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Pennine Kennedy Solicitors, 450 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, M21 0BQ
  • Range Solicitors, 120a Withington Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, Lancashire, M16 8FA
  • Clear Law Llp, Atherton House, 88-92 Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester, Lancashire, M16 0GS
  • Simpson Millar Llp, 100 Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester, M16 0PG
  • Horwich Farrelly, Alexander House, 94 Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester, Lancashire, M16 0PG

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Chorlton regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Chorlton specialising in commercial conveyancing in Chorlton. This could include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Sajjad Karim Solicitors, First Floor, 442-444 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M21 0BQ
  • Pennine Kennedy Solicitors, 450 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, M21 0BQ
  • John Poyser & Co Ltd, 5a High Lane, Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, M21 9DJ
  • Lawyers Incorporated Limited, 100 Norwood Road, Manchester, M32 8PP
  • Range Solicitors, 120a Withington Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, Lancashire, M16 8FA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Chorlton regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Chorlton but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, 3rd Floor Lee House, M1 5RR
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, 2nd Floor, Churchgate House, M1 6EU
  • Conveyancing Expert Limited, 117 Chorley Road, M27 4AA
  • Maureen Patterson & Co, 196 Higher Hillgate, SK1 3QY

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

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