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Fareham Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of cases in Fareham that are buy to let is 14%
  • 2 February was the busiest month and January was the next busiest month while December was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Fareham
  • 3 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £5,890
  • 4 Average time frame of 30 days for registration of title in Fareham
  • 5 Average time from start to moving day was 62 days for conveyancing in Fareham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Fareham since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Fareham

We are acquiring a newly built apartment in Fareham and my solicitor is informing me that she has to the mortgage company to reveal incentives from the builder. I am under pressure to exchange and I have no desire to delay deal. is my lawyer playing by the book?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your conveyancing practitioner. A precondition to being on a bank panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

I am mortgaging my house in Fareham, does my lawyer need to be on the Skipton Solicitor panel?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Skipton will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with two solicitors involved, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Fareham

Two types of professional can conduct conveyancing in Fareham namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can administer conveyancing services that required to complete the sale or acquisition of property. They are both duty bound to execute Fareham conveyancing on similar standards and guidelines so you can be sure that your conveyancing will be professionally administered and that all necessary steps will be appropriately attended to.

I am assisting my mother sell her flat in Fareham. Does the conveyancing solicitor arrange the energy performance certificate or it is for me to coordinate?

After the abolition of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates was left as a mandatory element of selling a house. An energy performance certificate must be to hand in advance of the property being marketed. It is not a task that solicitors normally organise. If you are instructing a Fareham conveyancing practitioner they may be willing to arrange energy assessments given their contacts with reputable local accredited person

My wife and I buying a terrace house in Fareham. Our aim is to carry out an extension to the side at the house.Will the conveyancing process include enquiries to ascertain if these works are prohibited?

Your property lawyer should review the deeds as conveyancing in Fareham will occasionally reveal restrictions in the title deeds which prevent categories of changes or need the consent of a 3rd party. Many extensions call for local authority planning permissions and approval under the building regulations. Certain locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. It would be wise to check these things with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.

I require quick conveyancing in Fareham as I am under an ultimatum to exchange contracts in less than one month. A mortgage is not required. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a mortgage free purchaser you have the choice not to do searches although no law firm would recommend that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Fareham the following are instances of issues that can show up and adversely impact market value: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Fees, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

The deeds to our home are lost. The conveyancers who dealt with the conveyancing in Fareham 5 years ago have long since closed. Will I be able to sell the house?

Assuming the title is registered the details of your proprietorship will be retained by HMLR with a Title Number. It is easy to carry out a search at the Land Registry, find your property and obtain up to date copies of the property title for a small fee. If the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually retain a certified duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be obtained for £20 inclusive of VAT.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Fareham. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Fareham

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Fareham

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Fareham practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Brutton & Co, 288 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0AJ
  • Warner Goodman Llp, Portland Chambers, 66 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0JR
  • Churchers Bolitho Way, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL
  • Blake Lapthorn Nominees Ltd, Harbour Court, Compass Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4ST
  • Blake Morgan Llp, Harbour Court, Compass Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4ST

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Fareham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Fareham with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Fareham. This may include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Starbuck & Mack, 227 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0HA
  • Starbuck And Mack, 227 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0HA
  • Brutton & Co, 288 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0AJ
  • Warner Goodman Llp, Portland Chambers, 66 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0JR
  • Churchers Bolitho Way, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Fareham regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Fareham but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Solent Property Lawyers Limited, First Floor 118-120 High Street, PO13 9DB
  • Select Conveyancers Limited, 28 Bridge Road, SO31 7GF

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

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