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Reasons to use our Great Shelford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Great Shelford has a number to pick from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 2 Experience means that Great Shelford lawyer have established very good links with Great Shelford local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Great Shelford.
  • 3 The Great Shelford conveyancing firms that we work with are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Great Shelford
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Great Shelford have a grasp oflocal concerns specific to Great Shelford and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 5 Conveyancer conveyancing firms have valuable personal connections with Great Shelford selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Great Shelford since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Shelford

We were just about to exchange contracts for a property in Great Shelford. We encountered a snag. Our mortgage offer with Halifax expires on 1/10/2021 but the sellers are putting forward a completion date of 5/10/2021. Is it possible to prolong the loan expiry date?

The person best placed to address this issue is your solicitors who should calculate if he or she is better off negotiating with the bank, vendor’s lawyers, property agents or indeed all three taking into account the history of your transaction as of today.

My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Great Shelford. I need to find out whether they are on the Aldermore approved list of lawyers. Can you help?

You should call the solicitor and enquire if they can act for the lender. Alternatively you can call Aldermore who may be able to help.

I have been told that property searches are the main cause of delay in Great Shelford conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published determinations of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the common causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Searches are not likely to be the root cause of slowing down conveyancing in Great Shelford.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our home can not be found. The conveyancers who handled the conveyancing in Great Shelford 5 years ago no longer exist. What are my options?

As long as the title is registered the information relating to your ownership will be held by HMLR with a Title Number. It is possible to conduct a search at the Land Registry, locate your house and secure up to date copies of the property title for less than a fiver. Where the property is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually retain a certified duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be ordered for £20 inclusive of VAT.

I'm converting the mortgage on my primary home to a buy to let mortgage with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society and I will use the ballance of the raised equity as a down payment on a second property. The location we are talking about is Great Shelford. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of mortgage companies and tie in the conveyances?

Make use of our comparison tool on this page to be sure that the conveyancers are approved by both mortgage companies. Having checked that they are your conveyancer should be able to simultaneously deal with the two transactions but you should have a chat with you conveyancer and make apparent your expectations and requirements.

A licensed conveyancer acted on my conveyancing in Great Shelford 8 years past and was holding my deeds but has now closed – What can I do to retreive these?

Deeds, as such, no longer exist as most properties in Great Shelford are archived electronically at Land Registry. Where you need to prove evidence of proprietorship or are disposing of or refinancing your conveyancing practitioner will need to obtain up to date copies of the register from the Land Registry in any case.

If you feel there may be other documents or you have any other queries please e-mail your request with details of the transaction and documents you need to filerequest@clc-uk.org. The CLC will let you know what information they have and any additional information they may need before they are in a position to identify and send the documents to you. Following an intervention it may take some time for the CLC to access archived files and documents, but your request will be actioned with reasonable haste.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Great Shelford regulated by the SRA

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

  • Nbm Massucco Shelbourne, Lincoln House, The Paddocks, 347 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DH
  • Massucco Buttress, 162 Tenison Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2DP
  • Thomson Webb & Corfield, 16 Union Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1HE
  • Barr Ellison Llp, 39 Parkside, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PN
  • Houlden Sweeney Limited, Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH

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

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Great Shelford with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Thomson Webb & Corfield, 16 Union Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1HE
  • Richard Buxton, 19b Victoria Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1JP
  • Hewitsons Llp, Shakespeare House, 42 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8EP
  • Lgss Law Ltd, Shire Hall, Castle Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0AP
  • Andrew Bryce & Co, Unit 23 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 0EY

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Great Shelford is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Representing lender (where relevant)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drawing up Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Agreeing adjustments to the the Transfer deed
  • Corresponding with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to the appropriate parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the new ownership and the home loan (where relevant) at the HMLR.

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

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