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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Glenfield’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Glenfield.

Reasons to use our Glenfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Glenfield conveyancing lawyers will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 2 There is a distinct possibility the other side’s solicitors are located in Glenfield - if so sets of conveyancers will be familiar
  • 3 Over the years Glenfield property lawyer have established excellent working relationships with Glenfield local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in Glenfield.
  • 4 Glenfield conveyancer are the key to a successful Glenfield home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Glenfield 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.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Glenfield since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Glenfield

We wanted to use a conveyancing solicitor in Glenfield for our house move. Our financial adviser informed us that our bank Godiva Mortgages Ltd won't deal with them. Why is this not regarded as unfair competition?

Pre- 2008 most banks had an appetite for risk which was higher than today. Almost all Glenfield conveyancing firms would have been on many bank panels. The financial services regulator in 2010 carried out a thematic investigation into mortgage fraud which come to the conclusion: mortgage lenders should know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, mortgage companies have regularly sought more data from law firms about their operations and their employees and set certain criteria such a completing on a minimum volume of transactions. Many Glenfield conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have a 100% healthy track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Glenfield is one of the hundreds of locations where the lawyers we list are on the panel for Godiva Mortgages Ltd.

4 months have gone by following my purchase conveyancing in Glenfield took place. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the property from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Glenfield with a mortgage from Aldermore. The sellers would not move on the amount so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The estate agent told me not inform my solicitor about this side-deal as it will put at risk my loan with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Is it simple use the search tool to locate a conveyancing solicitor in Glenfield on the panel for my bank?

Step one is to pick a mortgage company such as Birmingham Midshires, Chelsea Building Society or Alliance & Leicester then specify your preferred area such as Glenfield. Conveyancing organisations in Glenfield and beyond should be shown.

My father-in-law has suggested that I instruct his conveyancing solicitors in Glenfield. Should I find my own property lawyer?

No doubt it’s preferable to find a conveyancing lawyer is to get feedback from friends or relatives who have experience in using the solicitor you're are thinking of instructing.

I have just appointed agents to market my garden apartment in Glenfield. Conveyancing lawyers have not yet been instructed, but I have just received a half-yearly service charge demand – what should I do?

Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should clear the maintenance contribution as you normally would given that all ground rent and service payments will be allotted on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Glenfield - Examples of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    Who is in charge of the block? It would be prudent to discover as much as you can about the company managing the block as they will either make life much simpler or uncomfortable. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently at the mercy of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to daily issues like the upkeep of the common parts. Don't be shy to ask other people what they think of them. Finally, find out the dates that the maintenance charges are due to the relevant party and specifically how they are spending the funds. The prefered form of lease structure is a share of the freehold. In this arrangement the tenants have control and notwithstanding that a managing agent is often retained if the building is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent employed by the leaseholders.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Glenfield regulated by the SRA

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

  • Garrett Long Solicitors Limited, Florence Villa, 5 Leicester Road, Anstey, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 7AT
  • R W Hemmings & Co, 40 Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 0RB
  • Jones & Duffin Solicitors Llp, 142 Narborough Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 0BT
  • Craig Ferguson & Co Llp, 39 Castle Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5WN
  • Philip J Hammond & Sons, 47 Friar Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5QX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Glenfield regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Glenfield specialising in commercial conveyancing in Glenfield. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • R W Hemmings & Co, 40 Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 0RB
  • Jones & Duffin Solicitors Llp, 142 Narborough Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 0BT
  • Philip J Hammond & Sons, 47 Friar Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5QX
  • Dodds Solicitors Llp, 32 Friar Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5RA
  • Douglas Wemyss Solicitors Llp, 18 Friar Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5RA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Glenfield regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Glenfield but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Roberts Rose Partnership, 10 Peacock Lane, LE1 5PX
  • The Conveyancing Shop Limited, 23-25 Friar Lane, LE1 5QQ
  • Bingham & Co Property Lawyers Limited, 1st Floor, 19 Halford Street, LE1 1JA
  • Premier Property Lawyers Ltd, 1 Frances Way, LE19 1SH
  • Iy (leicester) Limited, 8 Uppingham Road, LE5 0QD

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

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