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Exmouth Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 2 June was the busiest month and July was the next busiest month while March was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Exmouth
  • 3 69% freehold and 31% leasehold conveyancing in Exmouth for this year to date
  • 4 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £7,176
  • 5 178 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Exmouth

Examples of recent conveyancing in Exmouth since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Exmouth

What is the most effective way to find the right lawyer to supply a first class service for my conveyancing in Exmouth?

First ask the people you trust who they experienced using in the past and if they were happy with the service.

Option 2 is to look on the web for conveyancing in Exmouth. Pick up the phone to a couple or more firms from the list and invite them to send you their conveyancing charges and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will conduct your legal process beforecommitting.

Third is to make use of this site to assist you in finding the right lawyers for you based on your unique requirements including area of the property,timings, complexity and who the proposed mortgage company is. Resist the temptation to go for £100 conveyancing in Exmouth

Me and my wife are acquiring our first house. The property lawyer has contact usto check if we would like to purchase extra conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's needed for conveyancing in Exmouth

The type of Exmouth conveyancing searches should be dictated primarily on the premises, the location, the possibility of any of these risks, your familiarity of the locality and risks, your overall approach to risk. What matters is that you adequately appreciate what information the searches could give you. You may then decide if you consider that you need that information. If unclear, ask the lawyer to advise.

Why do I have to pay up front when it comes to conveyancing in Exmouth?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Exmouth your lawyer will request that you put them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the conveyancing searches. When the deposit is payable against the purchase price then this will be required shortly ahead of exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is due will be payable shortly before completion.

My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Exmouth. Conveyancing is required. What are my next steps?

Now that you have exchanged you will need to hire the services of a conveyancing practitioner soon as you will have a tight deadline in which to complete the deal. An auction property should have a corresponding legal pack. This will likely include most,if not all of the paperwork that your conveyancer will need. In the case of leasehold premises the legal papers should contain a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing paperwork pertinent to leasehold premises. You need to hand this to the lawyer working for you at the earliest opportunity. You also need to ensure that that you have the requisite funding in place to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

Is it correct that all Exmouth CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing list of approved firms?

It is true that some banks and building societies now use the accreditation scheme as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitors wishing to join their approved list of firms.

The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Exmouth. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

All lenders have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are sorted out effectively and efficiently. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.

I used Action Conveyancing several years past for my conveyancing in Exmouth. Now, I need my documents but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Exmouth of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and identified one near me in Exmouth I like with amenity areas and station in the vicinity, however it's only got 51 years on the lease. There is not much else in Exmouth in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Exmouth regulated by the SRA

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

  • F Arthur Jones & Co, 35 The Strand, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1AQ
  • Vine Orchards, Trinity Chambers, 49 Rolle Street, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2RS
  • Michelmores Llp, Woodwater House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5WR
  • S J Stoker Solicitors, 1 Emperor Way, Exeter Business Park, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3QS
  • Prydis Legal Limited, Southgate House, 59 Magdalen Street, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4HY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Exmouth regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Exmouth with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Exmouth. This should include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Truelegal Limited, 76 Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0HQ
  • F Arthur Jones & Co, 35 The Strand, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1AQ
  • Vine Orchards, Trinity Chambers, 49 Rolle Street, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2RS
  • Michelmores Llp, Woodwater House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5WR
  • Prydis Legal Limited, Southgate House, 59 Magdalen Street, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4HY

Planning law solicitors in Exmouth regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Exmouth with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Michelmores Llp, Woodwater House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5WR
  • Stephens Scown Llp, Curzon House, Southernhay West, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1RS
  • Graham Gover Ltd, 10 Southernhay West, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1JG
  • Veitch Penny Llp, 1 Manor Court, Dix's Field, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1UP
  • Tozers Llp, Broadwalk House, Southernhay West, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1UA

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

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