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Reasons to use our Forest of Dean conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Forest of Dean solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Forest of Dean conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 2 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Forest of Dean governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 Notwithstanding what alternative sites may claim it may be necessary to attend your solicitor to execute contracts. There are enough parties involved in a house sale without needing to add Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 4 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Forest of Dean has a number to select from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Forest of Dean is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Forest of Dean since March 2022*

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of terraced premises, Mile End Road, GL16 7QD completing on 18/03/2022 at a price of £325,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, securing official copies of the title, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

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of terraced residence, High Street, GL14 1AA completing on 18/03/2022 at a price of £530,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, securing official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Forest of Dean

Do banks and building societies provide you with an approved list of Forest of Dean conveyancing solicitors? How do you know who is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel?

Forest of Dean conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Leeds Building Society directly.

My fiancee and I are in the throws of viewing houses in Forest of Dean and I am about to put in an offer. Is it wise to have my conveyancer on ‘stand by’? I will be getting a home loan with Lloyds.

It would be wise to commence your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the EA. Given that you are getting a mortgage with Lloyds, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel.

The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Forest of Dean. 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 port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Department at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service with full details of your complaint.

My offer was accepted on an apartment in Forest of Dean on 5/5/2022, valuation was booked 2 days after, received a clean bill of health. Conveyancer appointed, so the only thing outstanding was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Principality and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Principality conveyancing panel. Can the lender hold off the offer?

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Principality to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Principality conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Forest of Dean. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Forest of Dean

    Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Forest of Dean before retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor advised that some lenders may refuse to issue a mortgage on such a property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements from Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Forest of Dean. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Forest of Dean to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

My step-father has recommend that I instruct his conveyancing solicitors in Forest of Dean. Should I use them?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Forest of Dean conveyancing lawyer the ideal way to find a conveyancing lawyer is to seek referrals from friends or relatives who have actually previously instructed the firm you're are thinking of instructing.

My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Forest of Dean. I need to find out if they are listed on the bank's approved list of lawyers. Could you help?

You should phone your conveyancer to enquire if they are on the bank's panel. If that does not help get in touch with us and we can investigate and revert. If they are not on the lender panel we can certainly arrange a reputable conveyancing solicitor in Forest of Dean on the panel for your lender.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Forest of Dean

The firms listed below are 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 Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

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

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Forest of Dean regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Forest of Dean but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Dean Conveyancing, 31 Market Place, GL16 8AA
  • Dean Conveyancing, 1 Regents Walk, GL15 5RF

Home selling conveyancing in Forest of Dean usually includes the following:

  • Property lawyer instructed by the owners on acceptance of the offer
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and related documents
  • Supplying draft papers to the property lawyer acting for the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and replying to additional queries from the purchaser’s property lawyer
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Replying to requisitions submitted by the buyer’s property lawyer
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the vendor, the estate agent and paying off the home loan (where applicable)

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

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