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Reasons to use our Eaton Bray conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Eaton Bray regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Eaton Bray solicitors work in partnership with Eaton Bray estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 3 The organisations shown on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 4 There is a strong possibility the the solicitors for the other party are located in Eaton Bray - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to be less confrontational
  • 5 Solicitor conveyancing firms have valuable personal links with Eaton Bray estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Eaton Bray since May 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Eaton Bray

We were just about to sign contracts for a ground floor flat in Eaton Bray. We encountered a problem. Our mortgage offer with Birmingham Midshires expires on 5/10/2021 but the owners are suggesting a completion date of 7/10/2021. Can one prolong the mortgage expiry date?

The person best placed to deal with your concern is your conveyancer who will calculate whether he or she is better off negotiating with the mortgage company, seller’s solicitors, estate agents or indeed all parties taking into account the history of your transaction as of today.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in Eaton Bray. My lender is Nationwide Building Society

Nationwide Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 5/8/2021, the requirements read as follows :

My relative advised me that if I am buying in Eaton Bray I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

This is a search is sometimes included in the estimate for your Eaton Bray conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out significant information about Eaton Bray around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Eaton Bray Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Eaton Bray Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information about Eaton Bray.

How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business premises in Eaton Bray and how can your lawyers assist?

The 1954 Act provides a safeguard to commercial lessees, granting the a statutory right to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act to your advantage and help with commercial conveyancing in Eaton Bray

Is it best to choose a Eaton Bray conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am buying? An old friend can handle the legal formalities however his firm is located over three hundred miles away.

The primary upside of using a local Eaton Bray conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to sign paperwork, present your ID and pester them if necessary. They will also have local intelligence which is a benefit. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will do a good and efficient job. If if people you trust used your friend and the majority were impressed that must trump using an unfamiliar Eaton Bray conveyancing solicitor just because they are local.

Due to sign contracts shortly on a leasehold property in Eaton Bray. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they will have a report out to me on Monday. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Eaton Bray should include some of the following:

    Details of the parties to the lease, for instance these could be the (you), head lessor, freeholder You should be sent a copy of the lease Will you be prohibited or prevented from having pets in the property? Specifying your legal entitlements in respect of the communal areas in the block.E.G., does the lease provide for a right of way over a path or hallways? Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your property and do you know what it means in practice?
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Eaton Bray please enquire of your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Eaton Bray.

I invested in buying a leasehold flat in Eaton Bray, conveyancing having been completed 8 years ago. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Corresponding flats in Eaton Bray with over 90 years remaining are worth £222,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 invoiced every year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2092

You have 71 years left to run the likely cost is going to range between £9,500 and £11,000 plus costs.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more detailed due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Eaton Bray

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

  • Knowles Benning Llp, 24 West Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1SN
  • Byron Fearn, Scotson Chambers, 80 High Street South, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3HD
  • Ray Nixon Brown, 4-6 Church Square, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1AE
  • Franklins Law, Church House, 11 Church Square, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1AE
  • Austin & Carnley, Albion Chambers, High Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1DP

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Eaton Bray regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Eaton Bray practicing in commercial conveyancing in Eaton Bray. This should include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Knowles Benning Llp, 24 West Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1SN
  • Byron Fearn, Scotson Chambers, 80 High Street South, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3HD
  • Ray Nixon Brown, 4-6 Church Square, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1AE
  • Franklins Law, Church House, 11 Church Square, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1AE
  • Austin & Carnley, Albion Chambers, High Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1DP

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

  • Solicitor instructed by the vendor once the offer has been accepted
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and associated papers
  • Forwarding draft papers to the property lawyer representing the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and answering further queries from the buyer’s property lawyer
  • Negotiating the transfer deed
  • Responding to requisitions prepared by the buyer’s property lawyer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and transferring funds to the vendor, the estate agent and other relevant parties (where relevant)

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

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