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Reasons to use our Colyers conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Personal touch together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Colyers home moves can become a lot more protracted due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 2 You can gain comfort when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Colyers has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 3 Using a local Solicitor in the main results in a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is handled by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 Experience means that Colyers property lawyer have developed valuable connections with Colyers local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your home move in Colyers.
  • 5 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Colyers who are regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Colyers since April 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Colyers

I am buying a newly built apartment in Colyers and my conveyancer is informing me that she is duty bound to the lender to disclose incentives from the seller. I am on a tight deadline to sign contracts and I have no desire to prolong matters. Is my lawyer right?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your solicitor. A precondition to being on a bank panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

I purchased a freehold residence in Colyers but nevertheless pay rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Colyers and has limited impact for conveyancing in Colyers 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 creation of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.

My stepmother informed me that in buying a property in Colyers there could be various restrictions prohibiting external changes to the property. Is this right?

We are aware of a number of properties in Colyers which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Colyers should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

Is there a list of Skipton panel conveyancers in Colyers on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such tool on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. Very few lending institutions make their panel listings open the public over the internet. If you are seeking to appoint a Colyers lawyer on the Skipton please make the most of our facility.

My wife and I have arranged a further advance on our mortgage from Co-operative as we wish to carry out alterations to our house in Colyers. Do we need to choose a local Colyers solicitor on the Co-operative conveyancing panel to handle the paperwork?

Co-operative would not normally appoint firms on their approved list of lawyers to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Co-operative panel.

I am buying a new build apartment in Colyers. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Colyers

    The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared.

I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Colyers I like with a park and railway links in the vicinity, however it's only got 51 years on the lease. There is not much else in Colyers suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the shortness of the lease may be an issue. Reduce the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you may ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this.

I am looking for a conveyancing practitioner in Colyers for my house move. Is it possible to check a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

One can search for documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find information Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded call for training requirements.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Colyers regulated by the SRA

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

  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Michael A Clark Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG
  • Simon C Potts Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG
  • Keith R Gough Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG
  • Stephen J Burton Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Colyers regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Colyers with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Colyers. This could include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Augustine Clement, 1st Floor 3 Market Place, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7DU
  • Simon C Potts Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG
  • Stephen J Burton Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG
  • Clive M Walters Limited, C/o T G Baynes Solicitors, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Colyers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Colyers but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG

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