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Reasons to use our Filton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Filton
  • 2 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Filton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 3 This site is the only site that enables you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Filton will be conducted by a conveyancer on your bank conveyancing panel.
  • 4 There is a better than average chance that the the solicitors for the other party are based in Filton - if so sets of lawyers will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 Filton property lawyers will be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Filton since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Filton

At what point will exchange of contracts take place for domestic conveyancing in Filton and am I required to attend the solicitors office?

If you are in close proximity to our conveyancing solicitors in Filton you are invited in to sign the paperwork. However, the firms we recommend supply countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give as equally detailed and professional a job for you when dealing with you digitally. The signing of the purchase agreement is not the critical part. Signing on the dotted line is just a prerequisite for the firm to exchange contracts at the appropriate time, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The procedure is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where an extended "chain" is in play, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Filton)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

I am purchasing a garden flat in Filton. Can I do my own conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Filton you will have to appoint a solicitor on your mortgage company's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Filton.

I opted to have a survey done on a house in Filton ahead of retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor has said that some banks may not give a mortgage on such a home.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can look into this further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Filton. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

How simple is it to change firm as I have to select one who is on the Platform Home Loans Ltd conveyancing panel. I was using a family conveyancing solicitor in Filton round the corner but he is not accepted by Platform Home Loans Ltd

It would be our pleasure to help you find a conveyancing solicitor in Filton on the Platform Home Loans Ltd panel. Please note that the property lawyers that we on the directory do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are under regulation of the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Filton. Using search facility on this website, you can contrast costs for conveyancing solicitors in Filton and beyond.

I am 3 weeks into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to a firm by the high street agent to perform conveyancing in Filton. We are not happy. Can you help me find new lawyers?

They would have to be very bad in order to consider changing them. Has the mortgage been sent? If so you will need to advise them of the new contact details and ensure the mortgage documents are re-issued. Your conveyancer should be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid supplemental expenses and complications. That should be your first question of the new lawyers. Our search tool should help you find a bank approved conveyancer for your home move in Filton

We have selected a Filton conveyancing solicitor for our house purchase (novice purchasers) and have spotted in the terms and conditions that they are not governed by the Financial Conduct Authority. Am I right to be worried or is that usually the case with conveyancing practitioner?

We can't see why they should be. Most lawyer don't lend money. They will be governed by the SRA, who set specific rules in relation to amounts sitting by them.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Filton regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Filton with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Filton. This may include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Hoole & Co, 65 Gloucester Road, Patchway, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS34 5JH
  • Martin Evans, 36 Laurie Crescent, Henleaze, Bristol, Avon, BS9 4TA
  • The Divorce Practice, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3DZ
  • Devereux & Co, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Avon, BS9 3DZ
  • Lyons, 49 High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3ED

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Filton regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Filton but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 73 Westbury Hill, BS9 3AD
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, Unit 7 The Willow Brook Centre, BS32 8BS
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Gloucester Road, BS7 8BG
  • Hoffman Male, Regus Aztec West, BS32 4AQ
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Whiteladies Road, BS8 2SB

Planning law solicitors in Filton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Filton practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Martin Evans, 36 Laurie Crescent, Henleaze, Bristol, Avon, BS9 4TA
  • Bevan Brittan Llp, Kings Orchard, 1 Queen Street, Bristol, Bristol, BS2 0HQ
  • Clarke Willmott Trust Corporation Limited, 1 Georges Square, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6BA
  • Star Legal Limited, 3 Richmond Hill, Clifton, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1AT
  • Das Law Limited, North Quay, Temple Back, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6FL

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

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