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Reasons to use our Driffield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site is the only site that enables you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Driffield will be conducted by a property lawyer on your bank authorised panel.
  • 2 Driffield property lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Driffield conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can impact your sale or purchase
  • 3 The Driffield conveyancing firms that are identified are dedicated to providing value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Driffield
  • 4 Chances are that the the lawyers for the other party have offices in Driffield - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located many kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Driffield

Examples of recent conveyancing in Driffield since August 2023*


of house residence, Mill Falls, YO25 5BA completing on 06/09/2023 at a price of £277,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties


of house premises, Lowndes Park, YO25 5BG completing on 23/08/2023 at a price of £305,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor


of terraced property, Dunns Lane, YO25 5NA completing on 30/08/2023 at a price of £210,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced residence, Wickham Way, YO25 6UU completing on 01/09/2023 at a price of £330,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Driffield

The Driffield conveyancing firm handling our Driffield conveyancing has identified a difference between the surveyor’s assumptions in the home valuation survey and what is in the conveyancing documents. My solicitor informs me that he is duty bound to check that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s stance correct?

Your property lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Driffield? Is this really necessary?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering regulations require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to check the ID of the potential client they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing instruction. The Terms and Conditions that you need to sign will no doubt stipulate this. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the CML Lenders Handbook requirements last updated on 1st December 2014. Should you are unwilling to provide ID verification documents, your conveyancer will not be able to take you on as a client.

I can see plenty of information on this site about conveyancing in Driffield but what is your top tip for finding the right conveyancer in Driffield

We would encourage you not to go for the lowest Driffield conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in ahead of the deal.

I am assisting my niece sell her property in Driffield. Does the solicitor arrange an EPC or it is for the seller to coordinate?

After the abolition of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates was maintained a compulsory component of selling a house. An energy assessment should be to hand prior to the property being put on the market. It is not something that conveyancers ordinarily arrange. Where you are using a Driffield conveyancing practitioner they might be able to arrange energy assessments given their contacts with reputable Driffield accredited person

We had appointed solicitors located in Driffield on the Nationwide solicitor panel. They have just billed me a separate fee for handling the Nationwide mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee set by Nationwide?

As unfair as it may seem, as long as it’s in their Terms of Engagement or estimate then yes your lawyer can charge a fee for this. The fee is not dictated by Nationwide but by your Driffield conveyancing practitioner. Some firms on the Nationwide panel will levy ’dealing with mortgage’ fee but some practices include it on their overall fee.

I have todaydiscovered that Stirling Law have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Driffield for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 9 months ago. How can I establish that my home is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest way to check if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Driffield conveyancing specialists.

What does commercial conveyancing in Driffield cover?

Driffield conveyancing for business premises covers a broad array of guidance, provided by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.

How do I identify value for money conveyancing in Driffield?

Option 1 is to ask your friends and family who they used in the past and if they were happy with the service. Second, look on the web for conveyancing in Driffield. Call two or three from the list and ask them to send you their conveyancing quote and speak to the lawyer who will handle your conveyancing before you make your choice. Option 3 is to use our search tool to help you find the right solicitors taking into account your unique requirements including location,speed, complexity and who the proposed mortgage company is.Avoid the trap of appointing £99 conveyancing solicitors in Driffield

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Driffield regulated by the SRA

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

  • Lundys, 17 Exchange Street, Driffield, North Humberside, YO25 6LA

Home buying in Driffield is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Examining the title to the premises
  • Conducting Driffield property searches with respect to the title
  • Considering the draft contract and other documentation forwarded by the owner’s lawyer
  • Raising queries with the seller’s lawyer
  • Negotiating the sale contract
  • Examining replies given by the seller to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Guiding the purchasing in respect of the mortgage offer: (if relevant)
  • 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 preparing for completion
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the buyer and the home loan (where appropriate) at the HMLR.

disposing of a home in Driffield is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and associated documents
  • Submitting draft papers to the conveyancer representing the buyer
  • Negotiating contracts and replying to additional queries from the buyer’s conveyancer
  • Negotiating the transfer deed
  • Replying to requisitions submitted by the buyer’s conveyancer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the owner, the estate agent and other relevant parties (if appropriate)

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

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