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Reasons to use our Ellesmere Port conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 There is a strong possibility the the solicitors for the other party have offices in Ellesmere Port - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 Personal touch and pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Ellesmere Port home moves can become significantly more complicated as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 3 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory listing bank approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Ellesmere Port who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 4 No matter what any other sites may claim it may be important to visit your solicitor to sign documents. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a homemove without having to add Royal Mail into the mix.
  • 5 Ellesmere Port property lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ellesmere Port since July 2022*

Sale

of terraced residence, Victoria Road, CH65 8BT completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £80,001. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties

Sale

of semi premises, Rochester Drive, CH65 9EX completing on 04/07/2022 at a price of £130,000. The conveyancing process 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

Disposal

of terraced residence, Aire Close, CH65 3DW completing on 18/07/2022 at a price of £135,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Sale

of detached residence residence, Brooklyn Drive, CH65 7EF completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £195,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ellesmere Port

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Ellesmere Port?

If you are buying a property in Ellesmere Port your solicitor will ask you put them with funds to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the conveyancing searches. When the down payment is payable against the total price then this should be needed shortly prior to exchange of contracts. The final balance that is due should be transferred a couple of days prior to the completion date.

This question may be naive but I am unexperienced as FTB of a garden flat in Ellesmere Port. Do I collect the keys to the house on completion from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will use a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Ellesmere Port?

On the day of completion you do not need to attend the conveyancers office in Ellesmere Port. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the purchase money to the seller's conveyancers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be called to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen early afternoon.

Can you help - my lawyer advises that lack of right of way insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Ellesmere Port?

The right level of lack of right of way indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Accord Mortgages Ltd and Chelsea Building Society. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

We had chosen conveyancers locally in Ellesmere Port on the Kent Reliance solicitor panel. They are now charging me a supplemental amount for the legal aspects of the Kent Reliance mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee set by Kent Reliance?

As unfair as it may appear, as long as it’s in their Terms of Engagement or estimate then yes your lawyer may charge a fee for this. The charge is not set by Kent Reliance but by your Ellesmere Port lawyer. Some firms on the Kent Reliance panel will charge ’dealing with mortgage’ fee and others do not.

My friend suggested that if I am purchasing in Ellesmere Port I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is occasionally included in the estimate for your Ellesmere Port conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Ellesmere Port around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Ellesmere Port.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Ellesmere Port with the aid of help to buy. The sellers would not move on the amount so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The estate agent suggested that I not reveal to my solicitor about the deal as it may put at risk my loan with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Ellesmere Port is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Ellesmere Port are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Ellesmere Port you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Ellesmere Port may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

My intention is to acquire a garden maisonette in Ellesmere Port. Conveyancing solicitor has been waiting for, from the vendor, building insurance documents. Earlier today I was informed that the seller must send the insurance paperwork for the flat above as well. Why would my conveyancing practitioner want to see the insurance for the flat above? Is it really necessary? We have been in hold for the last month…

It is not unheard of in leasehold conveyancing in Ellesmere Port to discover Conveyancing in Ellesmere Port in a minority of cases reveals that the lease provides for the leasehold owners to insure their individual flats rather than the landlord insuring the entire block - which is definitely better. Do contact your solicitor but it would appear that your lawyer is seeking to verify that the entire building is insured. Insuring your residence is no help when it comes to rebuilding after a fire if the 1st floor cannot be reinstated as a result of lack of insurance cover.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Ellesmere Port regulated by the SRA

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

  • Taylor Brown Ellesmere Port Limited, 78 Whitby Raod, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AA
  • Jacobs Solicitors Limited, 74-76 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AA
  • Blain Boland And Thomas Limited, 102 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AB
  • Savas & Savage Solicitors Limited, 20 Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9AD
  • Jigsaw Law Limited, Pioneer House, Pioneer Business Park, North Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 1AD

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Ellesmere Port

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Ellesmere Port with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Taylor Brown Ellesmere Port Limited, 78 Whitby Raod, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AA
  • Jacobs Solicitors Limited, 74-76 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AA
  • Blain Boland And Thomas Limited, 102 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AB
  • Wirral Family Law And Mediation Services Llp, 15-19 Allport Lane Precinct, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 7HH
  • Pda Law Solicitors Limited, Crown Buildings, 121a Saughall Road, Blacon, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 5ET

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Ellesmere Port regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Ellesmere Port practicing in commercial conveyancing in Ellesmere Port. This may include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Taylor Brown Ellesmere Port Limited, 78 Whitby Raod, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AA
  • Jacobs Solicitors Limited, 74-76 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AA
  • Blain Boland And Thomas Limited, 102 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AB
  • Ettinger And Vickers, 396 Chester Road, Little Sutton, Ellesmere Port, Merseyside, CH66 3RB
  • Bbh (legal Services) Limited, Eastham Hall, 109 Eastham Village Road, Eastham, Wirral, Cheshire, CH62 0AF

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