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Reasons to use our Clifton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Clifton conveyancers will be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 2 Experience means that Clifton lawyer have developed excellent working relationships with Clifton local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your home move in Clifton.
  • 3 You can rest easier when select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Clifton has a number to select from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 4 Clifton conveyancers work in conjunction with Clifton estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, to ensure you’re kept up to date with progress all the way along
  • 5 Clifton property lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to Clifton conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Clifton since June 2022*

Transfer

of detached residence property, Bournmoor Avenue, NG11 9LU completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £190,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Sale

of house property, Birch Avenue, NG9 1LL completing on 11/07/2022 at a price of £220,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of terraced premises, Havenwood Rise, NG11 9HE completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £224,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of house premises, Tamworth Grove, NG11 8JB completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £180,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Clifton

We are intending to purchase a 3 bedroom apartment in Clifton with a mortgage. We like our Clifton conveyancer, but the bank says he's not on their "panel". It appears that we have little option but to select one of the mortgage company panel solicitors or continue with our Clifton property lawyer and pay for one of their panel firms to act for them. This feels very unfair; is there anything we can do?

No, not really. The mortgage offered to you is subject to its terms and conditions, one of which will be that lawyers will on the bank’s conveyancing panel. Until recently, most lenders had large numbers of law firms on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. A further alternative is for your Clifton conveyancing solicitor to apply to be on the conveyancing panel.

IfI was to buy a freehold homein Clifton mortgage fee and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much could I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Clifton?

Any savings you would gain would be isolated to the Clifton conveyancing searches. The solicitor is obliged to do the vast majority of work - money laundering, liaising with your vendors conveyancing practitioner, stamp duty return, register the property etc. A marginal saving might be made by not needing to register a charge however it won't be a lot.

There are plenty of conveyancing solicitors in Clifton but how do I know who's good?

Do not opt for the lowest Clifton conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Clifton?

There are two types of lawyers who can do conveyancing in Clifton namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. The two can administer conveyancing services that required to complete the disposal or purchase of property. They are both required to execute Clifton conveyancing to the same standards and guidelines so you can be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally conducted and that the requisite procedures should be correctly attended to.

Is it the case that all Clifton CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel?

A selection of banks and building societies now utilise the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS membership however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their approved list of firms.

We are buying a house and the lawyer has raised the issue of Chancel Repair to which the property could be liable as it falls into the area of such a church. She has suggested insurance. Is this really required for conveyancing in Clifton

Unless a previous acquisition of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you can assume that lawyers delivering conveyancing in Clifton to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Clifton. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Clifton

    Please supply a car parking plan. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

Is there an average conveyancing fee for conveyancing in Clifton?

The average cost last year for conveyancing in Clifton was £1,395 not including Stamp Duty and HM Land Registry fees.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Clifton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Leah Mcsherry Limited, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD
  • Ian Torr Limited, Cleggs Solicitors, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD
  • Mark K Williams Limited, Cleggs Solicitors, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD
  • Cleggs Solicitors, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD
  • Edwards Clegg, 10 Cross Street, Beeston, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 2NX

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Clifton

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Clifton practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Mark K Williams Limited, Cleggs Solicitors, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD
  • Leah Mcsherry Limited, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD
  • Ian Torr Limited, Cleggs Solicitors, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD
  • David Vaughan-birch Limited, Cleggs Solicitors, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD
  • Cleggs Solicitors, Apex Court, Ruddington Lane, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7DD

Planning law solicitors in Clifton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Clifton with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Edwards Clegg, 10 Cross Street, Beeston, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 2NX
  • Browne Jacobson Llp, Mowbray House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 1BJ
  • Freeths Llp, Cumberland Court, 80 Mount Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6HH
  • Fraser Brown, 84 Friar Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6ED
  • Ashton Bond Gigg, Pearl Assurance House, Friar Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6BX

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

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