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Reasons to use our Edge Hill conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site is the first site offering you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Edge Hill will be conducted by a solicitor on your bank approved panel.
  • 2 Edge Hill conveyancers work in partnership with Edge Hill estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, offering all the advice and help you require
  • 3 Regardless other solicitors tell you it may be necessary to visit your conveyancer to sign contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already involved in a homemove without needing to include the postman into the mix.
  • 4 Personal touch and a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Edge Hill home moves can become significantly more complicated due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed strive to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 5 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Edge Hill has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Edge Hill since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Edge Hill

We are planning to acquire a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Edge Hill who is on the Lloyds approved panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a conveyancing firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Lloyds . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Edge Hill.

I am helping my mother sell her property in Edge Hill. Will the conveyancing solicitor order the EPC or it is for the seller to coordinate?

After the demise of Home Information Packs, energy assessments was maintained a required element of moving house. An EPC needs to be commissioned in advance of the property being put on the market. It is not as aspect of the sale process that conveyancers ordinarily arrange. If you are instructing a Edge Hill conveyancing practitioner they may be able to arrange energy assessments due to their contacts with long established local providers

We had instructed conveyancers with offices in Edge Hill on the Barclays solicitor panel. They have just invoiced me an additional fee for the legal aspects of the Barclays mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee specified by Barclays?

Provided it is contained in their Terms and Conditions or Quote then yes your solicitor can charge a fee for this. This fee is not set by Barclays but by your Edge Hill conveyancer. Some firms on the Barclays panel will quote an ‘acting for lender’ fee and others do not.

After what feels like an age I have had an offer on a flat in Edge Hill accepted, the owners do nevertheless have a dependent purchase. The sellers have offered on a property, however it’s not yet agreed to, and have viewings of other properties booked. I have instructed a high street conveyancing solicitor in Edge Hill. What do I do now? At what stage do I apply for the mortgage with Yorkshire BS?

It is understandable to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (mortgage application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Edge Hill conveyancing search charges, etc). The first course of action is to check that your lawyer is on the Yorkshire BS approved list. Regarding the next stages this very much depends on the circumstances of your transaction, motivation for the property and on the state of the market. In a rising market many buyers would apply for a home loan with Yorkshire BS and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they pay their conveyancing practitioner to press on with the conveyancing in Edge Hill.

About to purchase a new build flat in Edge Hill. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Edge Hill

    Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. 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. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Edge Hill in advance of instructing conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will not give a loan on such a property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can investigate further with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Edge Hill. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing practitioner in Edge Hill for my home move. Is there any facility to see a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?

You can see presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from investigations from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes monitor telephone calls for training purposes.

I happen to be an executor of my recently deceased aunt’s Will, with a house in Edge Hill which is to be sold. The bungalow has never been registered at the Land Registry and I'm advised that many buyers solicitors will insist that it is in place before they will proceed. What's the procedure for this?

In the situation that you have set out it seems prudent to apply to register in the names of the personal representative(s) as named in the probate and in their capacity as PRs. The Land Registry’s online guidance explains how to register for the first time and what is required re the deeds and forms. You would need to include and certified copy of the probate as well and complete the form FR1 to refer to the PRs as the applicant.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Edge Hill regulated by the SRA

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

  • Goodman Grant Solicitors Limited, Goodman House, 33 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9JF
  • Lei Dat & Baig Solicitors Ltd, Renshaw House, 1st Floor, 56-58 Renshaw Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 4EN
  • Jb Leitch Ltd, 10 Duke Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 5AS
  • Gregory Abrams Davidson Llp, Gregory Abrams Davidson Llp, 20-24 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RE
  • Quinn Melville Barrow Llp, Vincent House, 17 Stanley Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 6AA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Edge Hill regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Edge Hill but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Kennan Kay Kerr Legal Services Llp, 246 Stanley Road, L20 3ER

Planning law solicitors in Edge Hill regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Edge Hill with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Brabners Llp, Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 3YL
  • Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited, Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4UU
  • Hill Dickinson Llp, No. 1 St. Paul's Square, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9SJ
  • Weightmans Llp, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9QJ
  • H J Walker Sibia, 59 Hamilton Square, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 5AT

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

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