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Selecting the right solicitor is the most important decision when it comes to your Cranfield house move

Reasons to use our Cranfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cranfield property lawyers will be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 2 Cranfield conveyancers work in partnership with Cranfield estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 3 Cranfield conveyancer are the key to a successful Cranfield conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 4 Cranfield conveyancers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Cranfield conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your home move
  • 5 There is a strong possibility the other side’s solicitors have offices in Cranfield - if so both parties will be familiar

Examples of recent conveyancing in Cranfield since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cranfield

Please could you recommend a Aldermore approved Cranfield conveyancing solicitor finish our home move within 28 days? Am I best advised to choose a local Cranfield conveyancer or a nationwide firm?

We would be happy to suggest some excellent Cranfield conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the high street in Cranfield. Approach two or three firms and ask to see a conveyancing solicitor for a fee estimate. Discuss your requirements together with your reasons and ask for a commitment on your deadline. Select the one that you are most comfortable with.

I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Clydesdale. Cranfield conveyancing solicitors have been instructed. How long does it take for Clydesdale to issue the offer to the solicitor?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Clydesdale done the survey? Have you informed Clydesdale as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

I am purchasing a property in Cranfield. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Lloyds be concerned?

Given that your lender is Lloyds your lawyer must follow the formal requirements outlined in Part 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Lloyds. The CML Handbook contains minimum specifications for solar panel roof-space leases, and property lawyers are required to report to Lloyds where a lease does not comply with these conditions. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties countrywide and is not limited to Cranfield.

Planning on purchasing a flat in Cranfield. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Cranfield conveyancer is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel.

What does a local search inform me concerning the house we're purchasing in Cranfield?

Cranfield conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company such as Onsearch The local search is essential in every Cranfield conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search should supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject headings.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Cranfield?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Cranfield. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Cranfield ahead of retaining conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor advised that some lenders will not grant a loan on such a home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Cranfield. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Cranfield. I have discover a site which appears to be the ideal offering If there is a chance to get all the legals completed via web that would be preferable. Should I 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?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Cranfield regulated by the SRA

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

  • Kingsley David Solicitors Limited, Shelton House, 4 High Street, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 8SD
  • Rushford & Mccarville Llp, Brewery House, 84 High Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 8AQ

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Cranfield

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Cranfield specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Kingsley David Solicitors Limited, Shelton House, 4 High Street, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 8SD
  • Rushford & Mccarville Llp, Brewery House, 84 High Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 8AQ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Cranfield regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Cranfield but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Allan Ainsworth & Co, 34 Colesbourne Drive, MK15 9AN

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

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