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Logical reasons to let us help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Hayling Island

  • 1 Hayling Island lawyers work in conjunction with Hayling Island estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 2 Hayling Island property lawyers will be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Hayling Island is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 4 Using a a family Solicitor usually results in a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in appointing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Hayling Island are familiar with the local issues specific to Hayling Island and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hayling Island since July 2022*

Sale

of terraced premises, Northney Road, PO11 0ND completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £510,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties

Transfer

of terraced property, Havant Road, PO11 0LJ completing on 12/07/2022 at a price of £887,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title

Purchase

of apartment Springwell PO9 1ED, at a price of £135,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of semi-detached residence, Berkeley Square, PO9 2RT completing on 12/07/2022 at a price of £710,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hayling Island

It has come to my attention via my mortgage adviser that my Hayling Island the law firm I have appointed is not on the mortgage company Solicitor panel. What can I do to check?

The best course of action for you to take is to call your Hayling Island conveyancer. You lawyer should advise you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the approved list of lawyers for your mortgage company.

Our Hayling Island lawyer has discovered a discrepancy when comparing the information in the home valuation report and what is in the title deeds. My solicitor has advised that he needs to check that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s course or action right?

Your conveyancing practitioner must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions 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.

We're in Hayling Island, First time buyers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Nottingham , and our lawyer is on the Nottingham conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Nottingham conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no property lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

What does a local search inform me about the property we're purchasing in Hayling Island?

Hayling Island conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for instance Searchflow The local search is essential in every Hayling Island conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search will provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject headings.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Hayling Island in advance of retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor advised that some lenders will not grant a loan on this type of property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements for example to Nationwide. If you contact us we can look into this further with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Hayling Island. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I own a leasehold house in Hayling Island. Conveyancing and Barclays mortgage went though with no issue. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1991. The conveyancing practitioner in Hayling Island who previously acted has now retired. What should I do?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is in fact the new freeholder. You do not need to incur the fees of a Hayling Island conveyancing practitioner to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for less than a fiver. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

Hayling Island Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should consider Prior to Purchasing

    How many years remain on the lease? On the whole the outlay for major works tend not to be incorporated into the maintenance charges, albeit that a few managing agents in Hayling Island require leaseholders to pay into a reserve fund and this is used to offset against larger repairs or maintenance. The best form of lease arrangement is a share of the freehold. In this scenario the leaseholders have being in charge if their destiny and even though a managing agent is frequently employed where it is larger than a house conversion, the managing agent retained by the leaseholders.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Hayling Island

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Hayling Island specialising 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

  • Hughes Way, 10 South Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1DA
  • Lee Syms Limited, 3-5 South Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BU
  • Belcher Frost Solicitors Limited, 3 West Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 7DX
  • Grenville Young Solicitor, 51 Woodfield Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 1AN
  • Wilson Wakefield Solicitors, 63 Station Road, West Town, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0EB

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Hayling Island regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Hayling Island practicing in commercial conveyancing in Hayling Island. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Hughes Way, 10 South Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1DA
  • Belcher Frost Solicitors Limited, 3 West Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 7DX
  • Grenville Young Solicitor, 51 Woodfield Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 1AN
  • Wilson Wakefield Solicitors, 63 Station Road, West Town, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0EB
  • Larcomes Llp, 168 London Road, North End, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 9DN

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Hayling Island regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Hayling Island but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Five Property Lawyers Ltd, 5 Seagrove Avenue, PO11 9EU
  • Haines Conveyancing, 2 Westbrook Centre, PO7 8SE

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

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