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Great Missenden Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 92 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Great Missenden
  • 2 was the busiest month and was the next busiest month while was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Great Missenden
  • 3 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £7,000
  • 4 100% freehold and 0% leasehold conveyancing in Great Missenden for this year to date
  • 5 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Great Missenden is 9% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company

Examples of recent conveyancing in Great Missenden since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Missenden

Would the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend carry out conveyancing in Great Missenden by way of an attended exchange?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts who can conduct 24hr exchanges. You should e-mail us to get a fee calculation and details as to availability.

Are the Great Missenden conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the RBS conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by RBS?

Great Missenden conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the RBS conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from RBS directly.

Will my lawyer be making enquiries regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in Great Missenden.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for conveyancers specialising in conveyancing in Great Missenden. There are those who buy a property in Great Missenden, fully aware that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Solicitors are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, but there are a various searches that can be initiated by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which should give them a better appreciation of the risks in Great Missenden. The standard completed inquiry forms given to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a standard question of the seller to find out whether the property has suffered from flooding. In the event that the property has been flooded in past which is not revealed by the seller, then a purchaser may issue a legal claim for losses stemming from an misleading response. The purchaser’s lawyers should also carry out an environmental report. This will reveal whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations should be made.

I moved into my flat on 12 January and the transaction details are still not registered. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Great Missenden expressed confidence that it would be recorded in less than a month. Are titles in Great Missenden particularly slow to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Great Missenden registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ depending on who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry communicate with any third parties. Currently in the region of 80% of such applications are fully dealt with within two weeks but occasionally there can be longer delays. Registration occurs once the new owner has moved in to the property so post completion formalities is not always top priority yet where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer should contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I am using a search engine for the term conveyancing in Great Missenden it reveals numerous conveyancersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable property lawyer for purchase transaction?

The ideal method of seeking a suitable conveyancer is through a trusted testimonial, so ask colleagues and those you trust who have purchased a property in Great Missenden or a reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Great Missenden differ, so it's a good idea to secure at least three quotes from different law firms. Make sure that you clarify that the charges are assured not to increase.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in Great Missenden. Conveyancing and Chelsea Building Society mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing solicitor in Great Missenden who acted for me is not around. Do I pay?

First make enquiries of HMLR to make sure that this person is indeed the new freeholder. There is no need to instruct a Great Missenden conveyancing practitioner to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for a few pound. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

I inherited a ground floor flat in Great Missenden, conveyancing was carried out half a dozen years ago. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Corresponding flats in Great Missenden with a long lease are worth £201,000. The ground rent is £45 per annum. The lease ends on 21st October 2086

You have 65 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to span between £13,300 and £15,400 as well as legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide a more accurate figure without more comprehensive investigations. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other issues that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Great Missenden regulated by the SRA

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

  • Timothy Kench & Co, 6 Chequers Parade, Wycombe Road, Prestwood, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0PN
  • Dc Kaye Solicitors Limited, Old Bank Chambers, 2 Wycombe Road, Prestwood, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0PW
  • Lennons Solicitors Limited, Chess Chambers, 2 Broadway Court, High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1EG
  • Sheratons Solicitors Ltd, 4 Broadway Court, High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1EG
  • Bps Solicitors, 85 High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1DE

Planning law solicitors in Great Missenden regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Great Missenden specialising in planning law. This should include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Bps Solicitors, 85 High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1DE
  • Reynolds Parry Jones Llp, 10 Easton Street, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1NP

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Great Missenden usually comprises the following:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Following instructions from the mortgage company (where applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Drafting Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating adjustments to the draft Transfer
  • Communicating with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring funds to the appropriate parties
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the new ownership and the home loan (if appropriate) at the Land Registry.

Neighboring Locations

Great Missenden
High Wycombe

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

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