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  • 1 Emersons Green conveyancers have a crucial edge when it comes to Emersons Green conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your home move
  • 2 This site is the first site offering you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Emersons Green will be carried out by a property lawyer on your lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located many miles away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Emersons Green
  • 4 Using a local Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more bespoke service. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in using a large conveyancing firm, your transaction is dealt with by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 There is a strong possibility the other side’s lawyers are based in Emersons Green - if so sets of lawyers will be less confrontational

Examples of recent conveyancing in Emersons Green since June 2022*

Disposal

of terraced premises, Bye Mead, BS16 7DL completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £500,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Transfer

of detached residence residence, Bye Mead, BS16 7DQ completing on 15/07/2022 at a price of £310,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, ordering official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Transfer

of terraced residence, Acorn Drive, BS16 7FU completing on 24/06/2022 at a price of £385,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title

Disposal

of terraced property, Leap Valley Crescent, BS16 6TQ completing on 24/06/2022 at a price of £445,500. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Emersons Green

I am purchasing a house mortgage free in Emersons Green. I have resided for the previous twelve years in Emersons Green. Conveyancing searches are expensive. Given that I know the road and vicinity very well must I have all the conveyancing searches?

If you not getting a mortgage, then almost all of the Emersons Green conveyancing searches are optional. Your lawyer will ’encourage you, no-doubt strongly, that you should have searches carried out, but he is duty bound to take that path of guidance. One thing to bear in mind; if you are likely to sell the house at a future date, it will likely be be of relevance to your prospective buyer what the searches contain. Sometimes properties with functional issues can still reveal adverse search results. A good conveyancing solicitor in Emersons Green will provide you some constructive advice in this regard.

A friend advised me that in buying a property in Emersons Green there may be a number of restrictions as to what one can do in terms of external alterations to the property. Is this right?

We are aware of anumerous of properties in Emersons Green which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Emersons Green should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

We are buying a 3 bedroom semi in Emersons Green. Our aim is to carry out a loft conversion at the house.Will the conveyancing process include checks to see if these alterations are prohibited?

Your property lawyer should check the deeds as conveyancing in Emersons Green will sometimes identify restrictions in the title documents which prohibit categories of alterations or necessitated the permission of another owner. Some extensions need local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Certain locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. You should check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

Can you point me to a directory of Principality panel solicitors in Emersons Green on the Building Society Association’s Website?

No. There is no such facility on the CML or Building Society Association websites. A small selection of banks make their panel listings available over the internet. If you are seeking to appoint a Emersons Green property lawyer on the Principality please use our facility.

Various online forums that I have frequented warn that are the main cause of stalling in Emersons Green conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released determinations of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are unlikely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in Emersons Green.

I have recentlydiscovered that Arc property Solicitors have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Emersons Green for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 18 months ago. How can I establish that the property is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to check if the premises is in your name, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Emersons Green conveyancing specialists.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business premises in Emersons Green and how can your lawyers assist?

The particular law that you refer to gives a safeguard to business tenants, granting the legal entitlement to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of the lease term. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act to your advantage and help with commercial conveyancing in Emersons Green

I work for a busy estate agent office in Emersons Green where we have witnessed a few leasehold sales put at risk due to short leases. I have received inconsistent advice from local Emersons Green conveyancing solicitors. Please can you shed some light as to whether the seller of a flat can start the lease extension process for the buyer?

Provided that the seller has been the owner for at least 2 years it is possible, to serve a Section 42 notice to kick-start the lease extension process and assign the benefit of the notice to the purchaser. This means that the proposed purchaser can avoid having to wait 2 years for a lease extension. Both sets of lawyers will agree to form of assignment. The assignment has to be done prior to, or simultaneously with completion of the sale.

Alternatively, it may be possible to extend the lease informally by agreement with the landlord either before or after the sale. If you are informally negotiating there are no rules and so you cannot insist on the landlord agreeing to grant an extension or transferring the benefit of an agreement to the purchaser.

Emersons Green Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should ask before buying

    Most Emersons Green leasehold flats will have a service bill for maintenance of the building set on behalf of the landlord. If you acquire the flat you will have to meet this amount, usually quarterly accross the year. This could vary from a couple of hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for bigger purpose-built buildings. In all likelihood there will be a ground rent to be met yearly, this is usually not a exorbitant sum, say approximately £50-£100 but you should to check it because on occasion it can be prohibitively expensive. How many years remain on the lease? You should want to find out as much as you can about the company managing the block as they will affect your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently in the clutches of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to practical issues such as the tidiness of the common parts. Don't be shy to ask other tenants whether they are happy with their management. In conclusion, investigate as to the dates that the service charges are due to the appropriate party and precisely how they are spending that money.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Emersons Green

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Emersons Green with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Davis Wood, 884 Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Bristol, Avon, BS16 3XB
  • Barcan+kirby Llp, 111-117 Regent Street, Kingswood, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS15 8LJ
  • Batchelor Sharp, 377-381 Two Mile Hill Road, Kingswood, Bristol, ., BS15 1AD
  • Hoole & Co, 65 Gloucester Road, Patchway, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS34 5JH
  • Dac Beachcroft Claims Limited, Portwall Place, C/o Dac Beachcroft Llp, Portwall Lane, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 9HS

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Emersons Green regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Emersons Green specialising in commercial conveyancing in Emersons Green. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Adams Burrows, 34 Broad Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5NS
  • Richard Herne & Co, 113 High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5HF
  • Davis Wood, 884 Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Bristol, Avon, BS16 3XB
  • Barcan+kirby Llp, 111-117 Regent Street, Kingswood, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS15 8LJ
  • Batchelor Sharp, 377-381 Two Mile Hill Road, Kingswood, Bristol, ., BS15 1AD

Planning law solicitors in Emersons Green regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Emersons Green specialising in planning law. This should include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Martin Evans, 36 Laurie Crescent, Henleaze, Bristol, Avon, BS9 4TA
  • Burges Salmon Llp, 1 Glass Wharf, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS2 0ZX
  • Bond Pearce Llp, 3 Temple Quay, Temple Back East, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6DZ
  • Bevan Brittan Llp, Kings Orchard, 1 Queen Street, Bristol, Bristol, BS2 0HQ
  • Osborne Clarke Trustees Limited, 2 Temple Back East, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6EG

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