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You can try and find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Halifax but be careful as you may get what you pay for.

Reasons to use our Halifax conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Halifax
  • 2 Using a a family Solicitor usually results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is handled by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 3 The companies shown on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 4 Lawyer conveyancing firms have excellent personal links with Halifax estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Halifax property lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Halifax since June 2022*

Transfer

of terraced premises, Back Lord Street, HX1 5AG completing on 24/06/2022 at a price of £44,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Disposal

of detached residence residence, Swires Terrace, HX1 2EP completing on 27/06/2022 at a price of £92,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, obtaining official copies of the title

Transfer

of house residence, Clapton Avenue, HX1 3XB completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £120,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of flat Caygill Terrace HX1 2NF, at sale amount of £93,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Halifax

I selected a local lawyer for our conveyancing in Halifax last week. Reviewing the official terms of business I seewe are on the hook for charges even if the dealdoes not go ahead. Should I ditch them and use a web based lawyer advertising no move no charge conveyancing in Halifax?

It is usually ‘give and take’ in that if "No Sale No Fee" is offered then the conveyancing charges will generally be higher to cover those transactions that do not proceed. Please beware that these promotions rarely cover outlay for instance Halifax conveyancing search costs.

In reading moneysavingexpert.com for an affordable lawyer in Halifax, many comment that I must instruct a CQS assured solicitor. Can you explain what CQS is?

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the recognised kitemark for legal experts in buying or selling property, trusted by some of the UK's biggest mortgage companies. Four years ago the Conveyancing Quality Scheme was officially recognised by the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The scheme does not cover licenced conveyancers. Halifax is one of the many areas of the UK where there are CQS solicitors.

I purchased my home on 3 March and my personal details are still not on the land registry website. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Halifax advises it would be dealt with inside ten days. Are properties in Halifax particularly slow to register?

As far as conveyancing in Halifax registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of England and Wales. Rather than based on location, timeframes can vary depending on the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry communicate with any 3rd persons or bodies. At present roughly 80% of such applications are completed within two weeks but occasionally there can be longer hold-ups. Registration takes place after the new owner has moved in to the property therefore an expedited registration is not typically an essential issue yet if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your conveyancer must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Halifax is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Halifax are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Halifax you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Halifax may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial offices in Halifax and how can you help?

The particular law that you refer to provides protection to business tenants, giving them the right to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease comes to an end. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act to your advantage and assist with commercial conveyancing in Halifax

We are four weeks into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the high street agent to perform conveyancing in Halifax. I am not happy. Can you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

They would have to be very poor in order to consider diss instructing them. Has the mortgage offer been generated? If so you must inform them of the new contact details and have the loan are re-issued. Your solicitor ideally needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid escalating costs and frustration. That should be your first question of the new lawyers. Our find a solicitor tool will help you find a bank approved solicitor for your home move 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
  • Din Solicitors, Janjua Chambers, Black Swan Passage, George Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1HA

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Halifax

The list below is a non-comprehensive list 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 Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Halifax regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Halifax practicing in commercial conveyancing in Halifax. This could include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Joseph & Khan Solicitors, 6 King Cross Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2SH
  • 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

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

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