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Reasons to use our Duxford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Excellent communication together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Duxford home moves can be made a lot more stressful because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 2 Duxford solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to Duxford conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your conveyancing
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Duxford is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 4 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Duxford who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 5 The accumulation of transactions means that Duxford conveyancer have established very good links with Duxford local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Duxford.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Duxford since August 2023*


of semi property, Newton Road, CB22 4PF completing on 01/09/2023 at a price of £530,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties


of terraced residence, Lantree Crescent, CB2 9NJ completing on 06/09/2023 at a price of £605,850. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client


of house property, Hornet Road, CB2 9GH completing on 30/08/2023 at a price of £655,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer


of house residence, East Street, CB10 1LS completing on 31/08/2023 at a price of £342,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Duxford

Is it necessary during the course of the conveyancing process to visit the offices of the solicitor to execute the legal charge? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Duxford so that I can pop in to their offices if necessary.

As opposed to twenty years ago, most banks no longer need their conveyancing panel lawyer to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide ID documents and there are still manifest benefits to using a locally based practitioner, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in Duxford.

Should my conveyancer be making enquiries concerning flooding as part of the conveyancing in Duxford.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors conducting conveyancing in Duxford. There are those who buy a house in Duxford, fully aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or dispose of the property. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Lawyers are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a various checks that can be undertaken by the purchaser or by their conveyancers which will give them a better understanding of the risks in Duxford. The conventional set of completed inquiry forms given to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) contains a usual question of the owner to discover if the premises has suffered from flooding. If flooding has previously occurred which is not revealed by the seller, then a buyer may commence a claim for damages as a result of such an misleading response. A purchaser’s lawyers should also carry out an environmental report. This will higlight whether there is any known flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries should be carried out.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Duxford. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Duxford

    Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

I am looking for a ground for flat up to £195,000 and identified one round the corner in Duxford I like with open areas and transport links nearby, the downside is that it's only got 49 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Duxford suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a lease with such few years left?

Should you require a home loan that many years will likely be an issue. Reduce the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you may ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this.

I am using a search engine for the phrase cheap conveyancing in Duxford it shows results of numerous property lawyersin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable solicitor for purchase transaction?

The preferential method of choosing a suitable conveyancer is via personal referral, so ask colleagues and relatives who have bought a property in Duxford or a local estate agent or mortgage broker. Fees for conveyancing in Duxford vary, so it's a good idea to secure at least three estimates from varying types of property lawyers. Dont forget to clarify what costs in the quote includes.

What is the best way to find the right lawyer for my conveyancing in Duxford ?

First ask the people you trust who they used in the past and if they were happy with the service. Second, search the internet for conveyancing in Duxford. Telephone a couple or more firms from the list and request that they email you their conveyancing charges and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will conduct your conveyancing before you make your choice. Option 3 is to make use of our search tool to help you find the right lawyers for you based on your unique requirements including location,speed, complexity and who your intended lender is.Do not be fooled by lowest cost conveyancing solicitors in Duxford

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Duxford regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Duxford with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Duxford. This should include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Adams Harrison, 14-16 Church Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JW
  • Fairhurst Menuhin & Co Ltd, Thorn House, 11a Hill Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1EH

Planning law solicitors in Duxford regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Duxford specialising in planning law. This should include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Adams Harrison, 14-16 Church Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JW

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Duxford?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding acquiring and selling property and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales as well as Duxford. When using a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Have an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Receive a high standard of legal services.
  • Enjoy the benefit of your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Have a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Receive a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a swift, objective and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Duxford about your conveyancing in Duxford.

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

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