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Logical reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Freshwater

  • 1 Freshwater solicitors work in conjunction with Freshwater estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 2 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Freshwater have a grasp oflocal concerns specific to Freshwater and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 3 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Freshwater has a number to pick from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Freshwater is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 5 Freshwater conveyancing lawyers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Freshwater since July 2021*


of semi property, Swallow Drive, SO41 0XD completing on 10/08/2021 at a price of £505,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, preparing statement detailing charges


of flat Sea Road SO41 0PG, acquired for £335,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of semi premises, Shorefield Crescent, SO41 0PD completing on 10/08/2021 at a price of £1,500,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties


of terraced property, Kings Saltern Road, SO41 3QG completing on 10/08/2021 at a price of £3,300,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Freshwater

I am hoping to receive a mortgage with Halifax. I intend to use a Licensed Conveyancer in Freshwater. Does the Halifax Solicitor panel exclude conveyancers regulated by the CLC?

The Halifax conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

What is the best way to check that the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Freshwater is on the bank’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Alliance & Leicester thus spending £192.00 in another set of legal bill.

You should make the most of the search tool on this web page. Pick the lender and type ‘Freshwater’ or your location and you will discover a number of lawyer offices in Freshwater or nearest you.

The deeds to my property can not be found. The conveyancers who handled the conveyancing in Freshwater 10 years ago have long since closed. What are my options?

Assuming the title is registered the details of your proprietorship will be evidenced by HMLR with a Title Number. It is possible to perform a search at the Land Registry, locate your house and get up to date copies of the property title for less than a fiver. Where the title is Leasehold then the Land Registry will in most cases retain a certified duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be ordered for £20 inclusive of VAT.

I am buying a new build apartment in Freshwater. 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 legal work.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Freshwater

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. 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. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier?

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Freshwater ahead of instructing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor has said that some lenders will not grant a loan on such a home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Nationwide. If you contact us we can investigate further with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Freshwater. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Freshwater to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my father I am selling a house in Neath but I am based in Freshwater. My conveyancer (based 300 miles from meneeds me to execute a statutory declaration ahead of the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Freshwater who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Freshwater

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Freshwater regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Freshwater with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Freshwater. This may include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Hugh Whitlock Solicitors, 44 High Street, Milford On Sea, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 0QD
  • Scott Bailey Llp, 63 High Street, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 9ZT

disposing of a home in Freshwater is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Property lawyer instructed by the vendor on acceptance of the offer
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and associated documents
  • Submitting draft papers to the conveyancing practitioner representing the purchaser
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and responding to further enquires from the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Responding to requisitions prepared by the buyer’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the seller, the estate agent and repaying the home loan (if appropriate)

Freshwater commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on numerous issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners Land use planning and environmental issues Granting a licence to assign, sublet or carry out works Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites Property finance transactions, including sale and leaseback

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

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