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You can try and find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Crediton but be careful as you may get what you pay for.

Reasons to use our Crediton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Crediton conveyancers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 2 Crediton conveyancers work in conjunction with Crediton estate agents, developers, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 3 Crediton solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Crediton conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your home move
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Crediton
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Crediton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Crediton since July 2021*


of detached residence residence, East Street, EX17 3AT completing on 24/08/2021 at a price of £210,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges


of semi residence, Exeter Road, EX17 3BH completing on 06/08/2021 at a price of £125,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, obtaining official copies of the title


of semi premises, Wrefords Drive, EX4 5AU completing on 04/08/2021 at a price of £355,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers


of terraced residence, Bishops Meadow, EX17 6RA completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £280,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Crediton

I am in the market for a low cost conveyancer. Should I go for for a nationwide conveyancer as opposed to a family Crediton conveyancing solicitor?

Crediton is a special area, where regional experience is a significant benefit. The laid-back lifestyle is great – but not for your conveyancing. The conveyancers that we work with possess in-depth Crediton intelligence with a professional, hands-onattitude that helps the conveyancing to progress without drama. It is a distinct advantage where they can make use of long term relationships with mortgage brokers, local authorities, valuers and counterpart Crediton conveyancing practices

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Crediton?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Crediton your solicitor will request that you to provide them with monies to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the conveyancing searches. When the down payment is as part of the sale price then this should be needed immediately prior to contracts are exchanged. Any further balance that is needed should be transferred shortly before completion.

Is it necessary to pay for insurance to address the risk of chancel repairs when buying a residence in Crediton?

Unless a prior purchase of the property took place post 12 October 2013 you can assume that lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Crediton to continue to advocate a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Crediton is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Crediton are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Crediton you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Crediton may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Crediton for my home move. Is there any facility to see a firm’s record with the legal regulator?

Members of the public may review presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from inquisitions started on or after Jan 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For details about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's history, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes recorded telephone calls for training reasons.

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only 72 years left on my flat in Crediton. I now wish to extend my lease but my freeholder is can not be found. What should I do?

On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the magistrate. You will be obliged to prove that you have used your best endeavours to track down the freeholder. For most situations an enquiry agent should be useful to carry out a search and prepare a report which can be accepted by the court as evidence that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a property lawyer in relation to proving the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court overseeing Crediton.

Crediton Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries Prior to buying

    What restrictions are there in the Crediton Lease? Who are the managing agents? Generally speaking the cost for major works are not built into the service charges, albeit that a few managing agents in Crediton ask leaseholders to pay into a reserve fund created for the specific purpose of establishing a fund for larger repairs or maintenance.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Crediton

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Crediton specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Charlesworth Nicholl & Co, 31 High Street, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3AJ
  • Hotchkiss Warburton, 34 High Street, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3JP
  • Janet Auckland Solicitor, Middle Combe, Coleford, Crediton, Devon, EX17 5BY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Crediton regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Crediton specialising in commercial conveyancing in Crediton. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Charlesworth Nicholl & Co, 31 High Street, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3AJ
  • Hotchkiss Warburton, 34 High Street, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3JP
  • Janet Auckland Solicitor, Middle Combe, Coleford, Crediton, Devon, EX17 5BY
  • Paul Taylor Solicitors, Whitestone Lodge, Whitestone, Exeter, Devon, EX4 2JY

Typically, Crediton conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Solicitor instructed by the purchaser on acceptance of the offer
  • Investigating the title unregistered or registered
  • Ordering Crediton searches with respect to the property
  • Assessing draft sale agreement and other papers forwarded by the owner’s property lawyer
  • Submitting enquiries with the vendor’s property lawyer
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase agreement
  • Assessing replies given by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the mortgage offer: (if appropriate)
  • Preparing and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completion of and submitting to HMRC the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the transfer of ownership and the mortgage (where appropriate) at the Land Registry.

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

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