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Reasons to use our Hale conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Lawyer conveyancing firms have excellent personal links with Hale estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Hale conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Hale conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 3 Hale solicitors have a significant edge when it comes to Hale conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your conveyancing
  • 4 Personal touch and pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Hale home moves can become significantly more protracted due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 5 Regardless other sites advise it may be important to pop into your lawyer to execute documents. There are various parties with with an interest in a house sale without needing to include the postman into the equation.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hale since November 2023*


of terraced residence, Tabley Grove, WA15 6BN completing on 24/11/2023 at a price of £405,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities


of semi premises, Kerscott Road, M23 0QE completing on 24/11/2023 at a price of £410,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities


of apartment Alderley Road M33 2UR, at sale amount of £170,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities


of detached residence property, Hampson Street, M33 3HJ completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £230,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hale

Souldretaining a Hale conveyancing lawyer make my purchase more efficient?

Hale is a special area, where local experience is a significant benefit. The relaxed pace of life is great – just not when it comes to your house move. The conveyancers that we list possess specialist Hale knowledge with a professional, hands-onattitude that ensures the conveyancing to progress with the minimum of fuss. It is a definite plus where they can make use of long term rapport with financial advisers, search providers, surveyors and other Hale conveyancing practices

My Hale conveyancer has identified a difference when comparing the surveyor’s assumptions in the home valuation survey and what is revealed within the conveyancing documents. My solicitor informs me that he is duty bound to ensure that the lender is OK with this discrepancy and is content to go ahead. Is my conveyancer’s stance correct?

Your solicitor must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

I am assisting my mother sell her property in Hale. Will the conveyancer order an EPC or it is for me to coordinate?

After the demise of HIPs, energy performance certificates was left as a required component of selling a house. An EPC must be to hand prior to the property being put on the market. It is not a task that conveyancers normally arrange. If you are using a Hale conveyancing lawyer they might be willing to arrange energy assessments given their contacts with long established local assessors

Can you help - my lawyer says that chancel insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Hale conveyancing?

The right level of chancel indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Santander and Virgin Money. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to borrowers take out such insurances.

My wife and I are at the point of viewing houses in Hale and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a conveyancing practitioner in place at this stage? I will be getting a home loan with Nationwide.

You should start obtaining conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the selling agent. As you are obtaining a mortgage with Nationwide, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel.

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require chancel insurance when acquiring a property in Hale? or I am told that there is an ancient law that means some house owners living in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for repairs towards the chancel within the church. Is this applicable for conveyancing in Hale?

Unless a previous purchase of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you can assume that conveyancing practitioners delivering conveyancing in Hale to remain encouraging a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Hale. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Hale

    Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal.

Back In 2007, I bought a leasehold house in Hale. Conveyancing and Virgin Money mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1991. The conveyancing solicitor in Hale who acted for me is not around. What should I do?

First contact the Land Registry to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is indeed the new freeholder. It is not necessary to instruct a Hale conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

Hale Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    Its a good idea to discover as much as possible about the managing agents as they will affect your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently in the clutches of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to practical matters like the cleanliness of the common parts. Ask prospective neighbours whether they are happy with them. On a final note, investigate as to the dates that the maintenance charges are due to the managing agents and precisely what you get for your money. It would be wise to find out if there are any onerous prohibitions in the lease. For instance it is reasonably common in Hale leases that pets are not permitted in in a block in Hale. If you love the propertyin Hale yet your cat is not allowed to live with you then you will be presented with a hard decision. Is anyone aware of any major works in the near future that will add a premium to the maintenance costs?

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Hale regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Hale specialising in commercial conveyancing in Hale. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Blackstone Solicitors Limited, Campaign House, 8 Cecil Road, Hale, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 9PA
  • Ips Law Llp, David House, 10-12 Cecil Road, Hale, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 9PA
  • Maddocks Clarke, Fairbank House, 27 Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2DP
  • Ultimate Law Limited, One Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2DT
  • Philip Cowen, Downs Court Business Centre, 29 The Downs, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2QD

Planning law solicitors in Hale regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hale practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Collings Law Ltd, 51 Stamford New Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1DS
  • Myerson Solicitors Llp, The Cottages, Regent Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1RX
  • Land Law Llp, 10 - 14 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QB
  • Hill & Co, 4-8 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QD
  • Priority Law Limited, Lake View, Lakeside, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3GW

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Hale?

Licensed Conveyancers support the transfer of the legal title of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing nationwide as well as Hale. If appointed a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you should:
  • Be supplied with an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of legal services.
  • Be supplied with your transaction dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Receive a high quality of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Be supplied with a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your individual needs taken into account should a complaint be made.
  • Have a speedy, independent and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Hale about your conveyancing in Hale.

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

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