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Reasons to use our Cranfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Lawyer conveyancing lawyers have very good personal connections with Cranfield estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more bespoke service. When using a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 3 Cranfield solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Cranfield conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your home move
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often based many kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Cranfield
  • 5 The practices listed on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Cranfield since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cranfield

I need some expedited conveyancing in Cranfield as I am faced with an ultimatum to complete inside 3 weeks. A home loan is not required. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are not taking a home loan you have the choice not to do searches although no solicitor would advise that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Cranfield the following are instances of what can be revealed and adversely affect the marketability of the property: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

I'm buying my first flat in Cranfield with the aid of help to buy. The developers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The estate agent advised me not reveal to my lawyer about this extras as it would put at risk my loan with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £235,500 and found one near me in Cranfield I like with a park and railway links in the vicinity, however it's only got 49 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Cranfield in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

If you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.

I am looking to sell my house. My past solicitors have shut. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Cranfield if that makes things easier.

Please use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Cranfield. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

My partner has suggested that I use his lawyers for conveyancing in Cranfield. Should I choose my own property lawyer?

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

I wish to rent out my leasehold apartment in Cranfield. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Do I need to ask my freeholder for permission?

The lease governs the relationship between the freeholder and you the leaseholder; in particular, it will say if subletting is prohibited, or permitted but only subject to certain conditions. The accepted inference is that if the lease contains no specific ban or restriction, subletting is allowed. Most leases in Cranfield do not prevent subletting altogether – such a clause would adversely affect the market value the property. In most cases there is a basic requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly supplying a duplicate of the tenancy agreement.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Cranfield - Sample of Queries Prior to buying

    How much is the yearly maintenance fee and ground rent? Best to be warned if redecorating or some other significant cost is pending to be shared amongst the leaseholders and will materially increase the the maintenance costs or result in a one time payment. Who is in charge of the block?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Cranfield

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Cranfield with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Cranfield regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Cranfield specialising in commercial conveyancing in Cranfield. This will likely include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Kingsley David Solicitors Limited, Shelton House, 4 High Street, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 8SD

Whether you are going through a divorce or breakup or simply wish to transfer your property to someone else, transfer of equity conveyancing in Cranfield includes some of the following tasks:

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Following instructions from the lender (where appropriate)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drafting Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Communicating with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing monies to the appropriate parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Registering the new ownership and the home loan (if appropriate) at the Land Registry.

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

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