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Main reasons to use our service to assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Handsworth

  • 1 The companies identified on our directory have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 2 Personal touch together with pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Handsworth home moves can be made a lot more protracted due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a large conveyancing firm, your matter is handled by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 4 Handsworth solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Handsworth home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 Over the years Handsworth lawyer have developed valuable links with Handsworth 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 conveyancing in Handsworth.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Handsworth since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Handsworth

We are a couple about to exchange contracts for a ground floor flat in Handsworth. We encountered a stumbling block. Our loan offer with Britannia runs out on 6/6/2024 but the vendors are suggesting a completion date of 10/6/2024. Is it possible to extend the mortgage offer?

The person best placed to address this issue is your solicitors who will assess whether he or she is corresponding with the mortgage broker, seller’s lawyers, selling agents or conceivably all three given what has gone on in your transaction to date.

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Handsworth is more expensive?

The conveyancing costs on a leasehold premises in Handsworth is often greater when contrasted to a freehold residence. This is due to the extra investigations required in liaising with the freeholder and managing agents to collate the information about whether the rent and service fee have been cleared and whether there are any major works due in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the block.

Various internet forums that I have visited warn that are the number one reason for delay in Handsworth conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the common causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Searches are unlikely to be the root cause of slowing down conveyancing in Handsworth.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Handsworth before appointing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor has said that some lenders tend refuse to issue a mortgage on this type of property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Handsworth. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

My business partner and I are wishing to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend lawyers offering competitive charges for non-domestic conveyancing in Handsworth for under £1,200?

We can recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Handsworth, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply property. If you are looking to acquire or sell a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we can put you in touch with the right solicitor. As for the charges this will depend on the structure and heads of terms of the deal. Please provide us with your contact information or call us so that we can supply you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.

Looking forward to sign contracts shortly on a garden flat in Handsworth. Conveyancing solicitors assured me that they will have a report out to me tomorrow. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Handsworth should include some of the following:

    What the implications are if you are in breach of your lease terms? The landlord’s rights to access the property. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Repair and maintenance of the flat Are pets allowed in the flat? Where does the liability rest to repair and maintain the block. It is essential for you to know who is liable for the repair and maintenance of every part of the building
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Handsworth please enquire of your lawyer in advance of your conveyancing in Handsworth.

I invested in buying a split level flat in Handsworth, conveyancing having been completed in 1999. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Equivalent flats in Handsworth with an extended lease are worth £202,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £60 invoiced annually. The lease expires on 21st October 2081

You have 57 years unexpired the likely cost is going to range between £28,500 and £33,000 plus professional fees.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs without more detailed investigations. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional concerns that need to be considered and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Handsworth

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Handsworth with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Crown Gate Law Solicitors, 203 Soho Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9SX
  • Saints Solicitors Llp, 45 Villa Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B19 1BH
  • Public Interest Lawyers Limited, 8 Hylton Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6HN
  • Dominion Solicitors Llp, 6 Hockley Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 5AA
  • Garg Solicitors Ltd, Unit 14 T S Centre, Brewary Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 7RA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Handsworth regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Handsworth practicing in commercial conveyancing in Handsworth. This may include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Equity Solicitors, 92 Grove Lane, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9HA
  • Harbans Singh & Co, 391 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9SF
  • Steel & Clunis, 30 Grove Lane, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9EP
  • Bassi Solicitors Limited, 220 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9LR
  • Toussaints, First Floor, 150 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9LN

Planning law solicitors in Handsworth regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Handsworth with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Public Interest Lawyers Limited, 8 Hylton Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6HN
  • The Wilkes Partnership Llp, 41 Church Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2RT
  • Anthony Collins Solicitors Llp, 134 Edmund Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2ES
  • Clarke Willmott Llp, 138 Edmund Street, Birmingham, B3 2ES
  • Gateley Plc, 111 Edmund Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2HJ

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