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Main reasons to use our service to assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Dorchester On Thames

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based many kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Dorchester On Thames
  • 2 Our site is the first site that enables you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Dorchester On Thames will be conducted by a law firm on your mortgage lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 3 Dorchester On Thames conveyancers work in conjunction with Dorchester On Thames estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 4 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Dorchester On Thames has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 5 Dorchester On Thames conveyancer are the key to a successful Dorchester On Thames conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Dorchester On Thames since November 2023*

Sale

of detached residence premises, , OX44 7UJ completing on 24/11/2023 at a price of £913,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Acquisition

of flat Greenwood Way OX11 6GY, at a price of £205,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of semi residence, Linnet Close, OX4 6EL completing on 24/11/2023 at a price of £325,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of semi residence, Fieldside, OX14 1JT completing on 24/11/2023 at a price of £360,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dorchester On Thames

My best friend’s step-father is a solicitor. I hope that I will receive friends and family rates for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of fees would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Dorchester On Thames?

Do compare pricing. Do use our search tool on this site. You will notice that estimates do contrast greatly but service levels do are distinct between solicitors as is true with most professions.

Do the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend perform right to buy conveyancing in Dorchester On Thames?

We have identified a variety of conveyancing firms who can conduct right to buy transactions Do get in touch with the conveyancers listed in order to obtain a conveyancing quote.

The deeds to my home can not be found. The conveyancers who handled the conveyancing in Dorchester On Thames 10 years ago no longer exist. What are my options?

As long as you have a registered title the details of your ownership will be recorded by the Land Registry under a Title Number. It is easy to execute a search at the Land Registry, find your property and obtain up to date copies of the Registered Entries for less than a fiver. Where the title is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually retain a file duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be retrieved for a small fee.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. Dorchester On Thames is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Dorchester On Thames 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 Dorchester On Thames you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Dorchester On Thames may determine 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.

Back In 2005, I bought a leasehold house in Dorchester On Thames. Conveyancing and Yorkshire Building Society mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1997. The conveyancing solicitor in Dorchester On Thames who previously acted has long since retired. Any advice?

The first thing you should do is contact HMLR to be sure that this person is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to incur the fees of a Dorchester On Thames conveyancing firm to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for less than a fiver. You should note that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I invested in buying a leasehold flat in Dorchester On Thames, conveyancing formalities finalised in 1997. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Equivalent properties in Dorchester On Thames with over 90 years remaining are worth £227,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 invoiced annually. The lease runs out on 21st October 2095

With only 71 years unexpired the likely cost is going to range between £9,500 and £11,000 plus costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to advice on a more accurate figure without more detailed due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action based on this information without first getting professional advice.

My conveyancing solicitor in Dorchester On Thames has informed me that he requires identification documents saying that this forms part of his legal duty as a solicitor on the bank Solicitor panel. This is news to me - can I refuse?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require Dorchester On Thames conveyancing solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identity of the person or body they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing business. The Terms and Conditions that you need to sign will no doubt confirm this. Your lawyer is right that the bank also require certain documents to be viewed. If a you refuse to provide ID verification documents, your conveyancer would not be able to accept instructions from you. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the bank's UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Dorchester On Thames regulated by the SRA

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

  • Hedges Law Limited, 16 Market Place, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 0AE
  • Challenor & Son, Stratton House, 50 Bath Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3LA
  • Law And Property Lawyers Limited, 5 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5AL
  • Franklins, 15 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5AN
  • Brookstreet Des Roches Llp, 25a Western Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4SH

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Dorchester On Thames

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Dorchester On Thames specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Hedges Law Limited, 16 Market Place, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 0AE
  • Challenor & Son, Stratton House, 50 Bath Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3LA
  • Law And Property Lawyers Limited, 5 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5AL
  • Franklins, 15 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5AN
  • Brookstreet Des Roches Llp, 25a Western Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4SH

Planning law solicitors in Dorchester On Thames regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Dorchester On Thames specialising in planning law. This may include advice on special planning controls
  • Law And Property Lawyers Limited, 5 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5AL
  • Franklins, 15 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5AN
  • Brookstreet Des Roches Llp, 25a Western Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4SH

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

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