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Examples of recent conveyancing in Handforth since October 2021*


of house property, Calcutta Road, SK3 9RD completing on 12/10/2021 at a price of £159,750. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor


of apartment Derby Street SK3 9HF, acquired for £176,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion


of terraced residence, Cherry Tree Lane, SK2 7PW completing on 12/10/2021 at a price of £175,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of detached residence residence, Kensington Gardens, WA15 9DP completing on 18/10/2021 at a price of £1,337,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Handforth

I am the registered owner of a freehold property in Handforth yet pay rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Handforth and has limited impact for conveyancing in Handforth but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of fresh rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence post 2037 is to be extinguished.

Can you help - my lawyer advises that breach of easement insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Handforth?

The right level of breach of easement indemnity insurance should be dictated by who your lender. It would differ for example between Nationwide Building Society and Chelsea Building Society. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to borrowers take out such insurances.

Does a directory service exist listing Kent Reliance panel conveyancers in Handforth on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such tool on the CML or Building Society Association websites. Very few lending institutions make their panel listings open the public over the internet. If you are seeking to appoint a Handforth conveyancing practitioner on the Kent Reliance please make the most of our tool.

Two weeks ago we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Lloyds. Handforth conveyancing practitioners were selected. How long does it take for Lloyds to issue the offer to the solicitor?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Lloyds completed the valuation? Have you advised Lloyds as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

It has been 4 months following my purchase conveyancing in Handforth completed. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £180,000. 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 asset 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.

What tools are available to locate a Handforth law firm on the Lloyds TSB Bank conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel upto 10miles to meet the solicitor.

You can use the facility on this website. Please pick a lender and your location and you will see a number of Handforth conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have detailed some Handforth conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can contact them to verify if they are on the Lloyds TSB Bank approved list

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my uncle I am disposing of a property in Newport but I am based in Handforth. My lawyer (approximately 250 kilometers awayneeds me to execute a stat dec ahead of the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Handforth who can witness this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Handforth

I am an executor of my recently deceased mum’s Will, with a house in Handforth which is to be marketed. The bungalow has never been registered at the Land Registry and I'm told that many EAs will insist that it is done before they will proceed. What's the mechanism for this?

In the situation that you have set out it seems prudent to apply to register in the names of the personal representative(s) as named in the probate and in their capacity as PRs. The Land Registry’s online guidance explains how to register for the first time and what is required re the deeds and forms. You would need to include and certified copy of the probate as well and complete the form FR1 to refer to the PRs as the applicant.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Handforth regulated by the SRA

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

  • Jackson Barrett & Gass Ltd, Smithy Annexe, 112 Adlington Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2LN
  • Bott And Co Solicitors Limited, St Anns House, Parsonage Green, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1HG
  • Bramhall Solicitors, Errwood House, 212 Moss Lane, Bramhall, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 1BD
  • Priority Law Limited, Lake View, Lakeside, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3GW
  • Harrison Bryce Limited, No 1 Lakeside, Cheadle Royal Business Park, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3GW

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Handforth

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Handforth with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Ask Legal Solicitors Limited, The Courtyard, 2 Finney Lane, Heald Green, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3GZ
  • Jackson Barrett & Gass Ltd, Smithy Annexe, 112 Adlington Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2LN
  • Flahive Law Limited, Suite C, 63a Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1NZ
  • Bramhall Solicitors, Errwood House, 212 Moss Lane, Bramhall, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 1BD
  • Priority Law Limited, Lake View, Lakeside, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3GW

Planning law solicitors in Handforth regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Handforth specialising in planning law. This will likely include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Priority Law Limited, Lake View, Lakeside, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3GW
  • Chafes Solicitors Llp, 32 London Road, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7DZ
  • Blue Sky Law Limited, 4 Broughville Drive, Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 5WH
  • Collings Law Ltd, 51 Stamford New Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1DS
  • Hill & Co, 4-8 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QD

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

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