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Reasons to use our Godmanchester conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Godmanchester solicitors work in partnership with Godmanchester estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 2 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Godmanchester has a number to choose from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 Godmanchester conveyancers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of miles away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Godmanchester
  • 5 The Godmanchester conveyancing firms that we work with are dedicated to supplying the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Godmanchester

Examples of recent conveyancing in Godmanchester since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Godmanchester

What does a local search inform me concerning the property we're purchasing in Godmanchester?

Godmanchester conveyancing often starts with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for instance Searchflow The local search is essential in every Godmanchester conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any nasty once you have moved into your property. The search will supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic sections.

I opted to have a survey done on a property in Godmanchester prior to appointing conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may not give a loan on such a house.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Godmanchester. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Godmanchester to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

Taking into account that I am about to part with over three hundred thousand on 3 bedroom house in Godmanchester I would like to have a conversation with the lawyer about myconveyancing prior to giving the go ahead to the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

This is something that we encourage - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the solicitor who will be doing your property ownership legalities in Godmanchester.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important individual, not a case reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are quoted for residential conveyancing in Godmanchester should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

I am using a search engine for the words cheap conveyancing in Godmanchester it shows results of numerous property lawyerslocally. How do I determine which is the right solicitor for me?

The ideal way of choosing a suitable conveyancer is through a personal referral, so seek the guidance of colleagues and those you trust who have bought a property in Godmanchester or a respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Charges for conveyancing in Godmanchester vary, so it's sensible to request at least three fee estimates from different solicitors. Make sure that you know that the fees are fixed.

I am looking at a two maisonettes in Godmanchester both have in the region of forty five years remaining on the lease term. Should I regard a short lease as a deal breaker?

There are plenty of short leases in Godmanchester. The lease is a right to use the property for a period of time. As a lease gets shorter the saleability of the lease decreases and it becomes more costly to acquire a lease extension. This is why it is often a good idea to extend the lease term. Sometimes it is difficulties arise selling premises with a short lease because mortgage lenders may be reluctant to lend money on such properties. Lease enfranchisement can be a protracted process. We advise that you seek professional assistance from a conveyancer and surveyor with experience in this area.

Godmanchester Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should ask before Purchasing

    What restrictions are contained in the Godmanchester Lease? Best to be warned whether a new roof is being installed or some other major work is pending to be shared amongst the tenants and may well materially increase the the maintenance costs or necessitate a one time invoice.

How and when do I cover the costs of the Stamp Duty Land Tax payable for my Godmanchester house purchase?

The property lawyer should fill out a Land Transaction Return Form on your behalf as part of your Godmanchester conveyancing transaction for you to sign. After completion your lawyer will submit the Land Transaction application to the Tax Authorities and - assuming they have the money - settle any Stamp Duty payable on your behalf.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Godmanchester regulated by the SRA

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

  • Warrens Boyes & Archer, 20 Hartford Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3QH
  • Leeds Day, Godwin House, George Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BD
  • Copleys Solicitors Llp, Red House, 10 Market Hill, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AW
  • Winters Legal Llp, 3 Sheep Market, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AJ
  • Simon Merchant Property Solicitors, The Old Stables, Highfield Farm, Perry, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0BN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Godmanchester regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Godmanchester practicing in commercial conveyancing in Godmanchester. This could include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Warrens Boyes & Archer, 20 Hartford Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3QH
  • Leeds Day, Godwin House, George Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BD
  • Copleys Solicitors Llp, Red House, 10 Market Hill, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AW
  • Winters Legal Llp, 3 Sheep Market, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AJ
  • Simon Merchant Property Solicitors, The Old Stables, Highfield Farm, Perry, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0BN

Planning law solicitors in Godmanchester regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Godmanchester practicing in planning law. This could include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Copleys Solicitors Llp, Red House, 10 Market Hill, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AW

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

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