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Reasons to use our Halifax conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing lender approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Halifax regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 2 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Halifax has a number to select from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 There is a strong possibility the other side’s lawyers are located in Halifax - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational
  • 4 This site is the first site that enables you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Halifax will be conducted by a property lawyer on your bank conveyancing panel.
  • 5 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have very good personal connections with Halifax estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Halifax since November 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Halifax

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Halifax? Why is this being asked of me?

To satisfy the Money Laundering Regulations any Halifax conveyancing firm will require proof of identity in all conveyancing transactions. This is usually dealt with by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility bill evidencing where you live.

Under Money Laundering Regulations, conveyancers are duty bound to validate not only the identity of conveyancing clients but also the source of fund that they receive in respect of any matter. Refusal to disclose this will result in your solicitor cancelling their retainer with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.

Your property lawyers will have an obligation to notify the relevant authorities should they believe that any monies received by them may contravene the Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules.

What is the best way to discover of the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Halifax is on the lender’sapproved panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Skipton Building Society thus paying £192.00 in further conveyancing costs.

You should make the most of the search tool on this page. Please choose the lender and type ‘Halifax’ or your preferred area and you will see numerous solicitors located in Halifax or by proximity to you.

five months have gone by following my purchase conveyancing in Halifax completed. I have checked the Land Registry website 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 premises 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 am purchasing my first flat in Halifax with a loan from The Royal Bank of Scotland. The sellers refused to move on the amount so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative advised me not inform my solicitor about the deal as it could impact my loan with The Royal Bank of Scotland. Is this normal?.

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.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for leasehold conveyancing in Halifax. I have chance upon a web site which looks to be the ideal answer If it is possible to get all the legals done via email that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

After what seems like an age I have had an offer on an apartment in Halifax accepted, the vendor does nevertheless have an associated purchase. The current proprietors have offered on a property, however it’s not been accepted yet, and are looking at other flats in the pipeline. I have chosen a local conveyancing solicitor in Halifax. What do I do now? At what point should I apply for the mortgage with UBS?

It is usual to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur expenses prematurely (mortgage application is approx one thousand pounds, then survey, Halifax conveyancing search charges, etc). The first thing to do is ensure that your conveyancing practitioner is on the UBS approved list. Regarding the next phase this very much depends on the uniqueness of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. During a hot market many home buyers will apply for a home loan with UBS and pay for the survey and only if it was satisfactory would they request their solicitor to press on with the conveyancing in Halifax.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Halifax regulated by the SRA

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

  • Joseph & Khan Solicitors, 6 King Cross Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2SH
  • Haddock & Company, 62 Gibbet Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 5BP
  • Finn Gledhill, 1-7 Harrison Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2AG
  • Rcm Solicitors, 25 Harrison Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2AF
  • Wilkinson Woodward Limited, 11 Fountain Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1LU

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Halifax

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Halifax specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Finn Gledhill, 1-7 Harrison Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2AG
  • Rcm Solicitors, 25 Harrison Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2AF
  • Wilkinson Woodward Limited, 11 Fountain Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1LU
  • Smith Solicitor Llp, 18 Portland Place, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2QN
  • Ramsdens Solicitors Llp, Oakley House, 1 Hungerford Road Edgerton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 3AL

Planning law solicitors in Halifax regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Halifax practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Halifax
  • Wilkinson Woodward Limited, 11 Fountain Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1LU
  • Ramsdens Solicitors Llp, Oakley House, 1 Hungerford Road Edgerton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 3AL

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

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