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Main reasons to let us assist you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Henfield

  • 1 We are the UKs most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Henfield regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 2 Personal touch together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Henfield property deals can be made significantly more complicated as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Henfield conveyancers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 4 Henfield property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Henfield conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your conveyancing
  • 5 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have very good personal links with Henfield selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Henfield since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Henfield

We see that you have a post code search directory listing law firms on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a commission if I instruct them for our own conveyancing in Henfield?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Henfield.

If you had a top tip for selecting a conveyancing solicitor in Henfield what would it be?

It would be unwise to be swayed by the cheapest Henfield conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

I am helping my step-mother sell her flat in Henfield. Does the solicitor order an energy assessment or it is for me to coordinate?

After the demise of HIPs, EPC’s was retained a mandatory part of moving property. An energy performance certificate must be to hand in advance of the property being advertised. This is not as aspect of the sale process that solicitors normally organise. If you are using a Henfield conveyancing solicitor they might be willing to arrange energy performance certificates due to their relationships with reputable Henfield energy assessors

When it comes to lenders such as Coventry BS, do Henfield conveyancing practitioners incur a yearly amount to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any mortgage company fees to register on their panel, although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.

I have been told that property searches are a common cause of stalling in Henfield conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published conclusions of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the top 10 causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Searches are not likely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Henfield.

I have justbeen informed that Wolstenholmes have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Henfield for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 18 months ago. How can I establish that the property is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to check if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Henfield conveyancing specialists.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Henfield prior to instructing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor advised that some lenders will refuse to grant a mortgage on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Henfield. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Henfield to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing lawyer in Henfield for my house move. Is there any facility to review a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?

You can see presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations arising from inquisitions commenced on or after Jan 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find information Pre 2008, or to check a firm's history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may recorded call for training reasons.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Henfield regulated by the SRA

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

  • Amanda Shaw Solicitors Limited, 1 Mill Lane, Littleworth, Partridge Green, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 8JU
  • Castles, 118 High Street, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9PX
  • Haddock & Co Solicitors, The Office, Wallhurst Manor Picts Lane, Cowfold, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 8AW
  • M S Page, 3 The Rise, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41 2PY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Henfield regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Henfield with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Henfield. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Amanda Shaw Solicitors Limited, 1 Mill Lane, Littleworth, Partridge Green, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 8JU
  • Castles, 118 High Street, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9PX
  • Haddock & Co Solicitors, The Office, Wallhurst Manor Picts Lane, Cowfold, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 8AW

Domestic conveyancing in Henfield ordinarily entails the following:

  • Solicitor instructed by the purchaser once the offer has been accepted
  • Investigating the title to the premises
  • Carrying out Henfield property searches for the title
  • Reviewing draft sale agreement and other papers supplied by the vendor’s property lawyer
  • Submitting queries with the seller’s property lawyer
  • Agreeing the wording of the sale contract
  • Analysing replies provided by the owner to pre-contract enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if relevant)
  • Drawing up and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the purchase and the mortgage (where relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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