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Heywood Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Land Registry Fee for last year was £190
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for last year was £629
  • 3 Average time frame of 28 days for registration of title in Heywood
  • 4 Average time from start to completion was 54 days for conveyancing in Heywood
  • 5 47% freehold and 53% leasehold conveyancing in Heywood for last year

Examples of recent conveyancing in Heywood since July 2021*


of flat Coomassie Street OL10 3AQ, purchased for £120,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties


of terraced premises, Moor Street, OL10 3DD completing on 13/08/2021 at a price of £103,500. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s lawyers


of apartment Bury Old Road OL10 3HU, sold for £115,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges


of semi-detached property, Unity Crescent, OL10 3DW completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £145,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Heywood

A loan offer from HSBC for the remortgage of my 2 room garden flat is to be issued any day now. Are you able to put forward a low cost conveyancing solicitor in Heywood?

This site is not designed to help those in pursuit of a cheap conveyancing solicitors in Heywood. We can offer you cost effective conveyancing but we do not aim to advertise as being the cheapest. Avoid the trap of appointing brokers enticing you with £100 conveyancing in Heywood. At best, in choosing a lawyer for low cost conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst you will end up invoiced for extras and still not receive the service required.

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Heywood costs more?

The conveyancing fees on a leasehold property in Heywood is often more expensive when contrasted to a freehold property. This is due to the supplemental time required in communicating with the landlord and managing agents to collate the information concerning whether the rent and service charges have been discharged and whether there are any significant expenditure in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the building.

I have been referred to a conveyancing solicitor in Heywood. I I would like to check whether they are accepted on the Nottingham Building Society approved list of lawyers. Can you help?

You should phone the lawyer and enquire whether they are on the lender panel. Alternatively you should call Nottingham Building Society who may be able to assist.

I am selling our property in Heywood and according to the buyers it appears that there is a possibility that the property was built on contaminated land. A local conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers used a nationwide conveyancing firm as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Heywood. Having lived in Heywood for six years we know that this is a non issue. Is it a good idea to get in touch with our local Authority to get confirmation that there is no issue.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing solicitor already. What do they say? You need to check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same illness)

I decided to have a survey completed on a property in Heywood in advance of appointing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will refuse to give a mortgage on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Heywood. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

In searching the web for the words conveyancing in Heywood it shows results of numerous property lawyersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancing solicitor for the sale of my house?

The preferential method of finding a suitable conveyancer is through a personal testimonial, so enquire of friends and family who have bought a property in Heywood or a respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Costs for conveyancing in Heywood differ, so it's sensible to obtain at least four fee estimates from varying types of property lawyers. Be sure to seek confirmation that the costs are guaranteed not to increase.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Heywood regulated by the SRA

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

  • Isherwood & Hose, 6, Market Street, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 4NB
  • Hardman & Whittles, 25 Market Place, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 1JY
  • Legal National Limited, Suite 1 The Old Blue Bell, 2 Bell Lane, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 6AR
  • Glp Solicitors, 20a Lakeland Court, Middleton, Manchester, Lancashire, M24 5QJ
  • Amjad Malik Solicitors, 149 Drake Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 1EF

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Heywood

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Heywood with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Isherwood & Hose, 6, Market Street, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 4NB
  • Hyland Legal Limited, Imperial House, 79 - 81 Hornby Street, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 5BN
  • Molesworths Bright Clegg, Octagon House, 25-27 Yorkshire Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1RH
  • Hartley Thomas & Wright Inc Rhodes & Co, Town Hall Chambers, South Parade, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1LW
  • Isaac Abraham Solicitors, Lester House Business Centre, 21 Broad Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0DA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Heywood regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Heywood but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Alfred Ledger & Sons , Property Lawyers, OL16 1QA
  • Shanley Wright , Property Lawyers, OL16 1DZ
  • Matthew Montgomery & Co, 9-13 Water Street, OL16 1TL
  • Kirkham Conveyancing Services Limited, 74 Rochdale Road, OL2 6QJ
  • Redbird Conveyancing Ltd, Office 5, Market Chambers, BL0 9HT

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

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