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Reasons to use our Forest of Dean conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Regardless alternative sites tell you it could be important to attend your lawyer to execute contracts. There are various parties with engaged in a conveyancing transaction without having to add Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 2 Forest of Dean lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Forest of Dean home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 3 Forest of Dean lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to Forest of Dean conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your home move
  • 4 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Forest of Dean governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more personalised service. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in choosing a large conveyancing firm, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Forest of Dean since November 2023*

Sale

of semi-detached property, , GL16 7LQ completing on 14/11/2023 at a price of £225,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of semi-detached property, Lancaster Drive, GL15 5SJ completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £242,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Transfer

of house residence, Tinmans Green, NP25 4NB completing on 24/11/2023 at a price of £370,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Forest of Dean

We just had an offer accepted to purchase with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. I dropped in a couple of high street firms yet cant to find a Forest of Dean conveyancing firm on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel. Could you assist?

Feel free to make the most of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this page. Pick the building society and type Forest of Dean or your preferred area and you will see a number of lawyer based in Forest of Dean or near you.

Is there a list of Principality panel solicitors in Forest of Dean on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such tool on the CML or Building Society Association websites. Very few banks make their panel listings open the public on the web. Where you are in need of a Forest of Dean conveyancer on the Principality please use our facility.

Can I be sure that the Forest of Dean conveyancing solicitor on the Leeds Building Society panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Forest of Dean obtaining recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always advocate that you speak with the solicitor handling your transaction.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Forest of Dean off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Nottingham. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Nottingham, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Nottingham conveyancing panel.

We are buying a house and the lawyer has identified Chancel Repair to which the property may be liable because it falls into the area of such a church. He has suggested insurance. Is this strictly appropriate for conveyancing in Forest of Dean

Unless a previous purchase of the property completed post 12 October 2013 you may take it that lawyers delivering conveyancing in Forest of Dean to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Forest of Dean is where the house is located. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Forest of Dean are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Forest of Dean you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Forest of Dean may determine 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.

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing lawyer in Forest of Dean for my house move. Is it possible to see a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?

You can search for published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from investigations from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA sometimes recorded telephone calls for training purposes.

My wife and I expecting to complete on the purchase a house in Forest of Dean but as a consequence of wreckage from the recent storms I have agreed compensation from the current proprietors of £2k taking the form of a adjustment in the price. I had intended this to be addressed as part of the conveyancing process but my lender will not agree to this. Why were they involved?

Any lawyer that is on the bank conveyancing panel is duty bound to advise the mortgage company of any amendments to the purchase price. If you prohibit your property lawyer to report the price change to your lender then they would have no choice but to discontinue acting for you and the bank.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Forest of Dean regulated by the SRA

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

  • Milner-lunt & Co, The Elms, Bell Hill, Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, GL17 9SA
  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Forest of Dean

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Forest of Dean specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Forest of Dean regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Forest of Dean practicing in commercial conveyancing in Forest of Dean. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

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

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