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  • 1 Notwithstanding what alternative on-line conveyancers tell you it may be important to attend your solicitor to execute documents. There are enough parties engaged in a homemove without having to include Royal Mail into the mix.
  • 2 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Dursley have a grasp oflocal concerns specific to Dursley and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 3 Dursley lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Dursley conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your conveyancing
  • 4 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Dursley has a number to pick from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Dursley is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Dursley since June 2022*


of terraced residence, Tennyson Road, GL11 4PZ completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £310,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties


of house property, Lambsdowne, GL11 6PX completing on 06/07/2022 at a price of £215,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities


of semi residence, Hentley Tor, GL12 7LE completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £467,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, securing official copies of the title


of semi-detached premises, Tyning Crescent, GL2 7DE completing on 27/06/2022 at a price of £278,750. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, obtaining official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dursley

My mortgage broker requires my Dursley law firm’s panel member for the Santander conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I discover this. I have called my local Dursley office but they cant find it on their system.

Have you tried speaking to your Dursley property lawyer about this?. They maintain a central record lender panel numbers.

Our solicitor has uncovered a a legal deficiency with the lease for the apartment we are purchasing in Dursley. The seller’s lawyers have put forward defective title insurance as a workaround. We are content with insurance and will pay for it. Our conveyancer says that he must ensure that the mortgage company is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is the bank?

The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the risk of a conflict of interest, you and the lender are the client. Your solicitor must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects with the lease so that the mortgage company can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your property lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

It is a dozen years since I purchased my home in Dursley. Conveyancing lawyers have just been retained on the sale but I can't track down the deeds. Will this cause complications?

You need not be too concerned. First the deeds may be retained by your lender or they may be in the possession of the conveyancers who acted in the purchase. Secondly in most cases the land will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers acquiring up to date copy of the land registers. The vast majority of conveyancing in Dursley involves registered property but in the unlikely event that your property is not registered it is more tricky but is resolvable.

Taking into account that I am about to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds on 3 bedroom house in Dursley I wish to have a conversation with the conveyancer regarding thehouse move before appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?

Absolutely - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the conveyancer due to be doing your property ownership legalities in Dursley.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique individual, not a matter reference. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for your conveyancing in Dursley should be the figure that you end up paying.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Dursley. I have stumble upon a site which appears to be the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all the legals completed via email that would be preferable. Do I need to 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?

Can you offer any advice when it comes to choosing a Dursley conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

If you are instructing a conveyancer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Dursley conveyancing practice) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you speak with two or three firms including non Dursley conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be of use:

    What volume of lease extensions have they conducted in Dursley in the last year?

Dursley Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Queries before buying

    Best to be warned whether redecorating or some other major work is due shortly to be shared between the leasehold owners and will dramatically increase the the maintenance charges or result in a one off invoice. Who are the managing agents? How long is the Lease?

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Dursley regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Dursley specialising in commercial conveyancing in Dursley. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Loxley Solicitors Limited, Langford Mill, Charfield Road, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8RL

Buying a home in Dursley 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
  • Checking the title to the premises
  • Ordering Dursley searches with respect to the title
  • Assessing draft sale agreement and other papers supplied by the seller’s conveyancer
  • Submitting questions with the vendor’s conveyancer
  • Agreeing the wording of the sale agreement
  • Considering the replies supplied by the seller to pre-contract enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Guiding the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if applicable)
  • Preparing and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; summarising to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completion of and submitting to HMRC the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the buyer and the mortgage (where relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

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

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Representing bank (where applicable)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drawing up Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Agreeing amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Corresponding with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring funds to relevant parties
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the new ownership and the mortgage (if applicable) at the Land Registry.

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

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