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You can try and find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Highcliffe but be careful as you may get what you pay for.

Logical reasons to let us assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Highcliffe

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Highcliffe is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s conveyancers have offices in Highcliffe - if so sets of solicitors will be on good working terms
  • 3 This site is the only site offering you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in Highcliffe will be carried out by a conveyancer on your bank approved panel.
  • 4 Highcliffe conveyancers have a significant edge when it comes to Highcliffe conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your home move
  • 5 Excellent communication and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should seek when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Highcliffe property deals can become significantly more complicated due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Highcliffe since February 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highcliffe

I am obtaining a offer of a home loan from Lloyds. I would like to employ the services of a Licensed Conveyancer in Highcliffe. Does the Lloyds Conveyancing panel include Licensed Conveyancers?

The Lloyds conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.

I own a freehold premises in Highcliffe yet charged rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Highcliffe and has limited impact for conveyancing in Highcliffe 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 date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.

Can I be sure that the Highcliffe conveyancing solicitor on the RBS panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Highcliffe getting recommendations is a good starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always recommend that you speak with the solicitor conducting your conveyancing.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Barclays. Highcliffe conveyancing solicitors were appointed. How long does it take for Barclays to forward the offer to the property lawyer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Barclays completed the survey? Have you advised Barclays as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Barclays conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

I am purchasing a property in Highcliffe. One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Nottingham be concerned?

Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Nottingham your lawyer must follow the formal instructions contained in Section two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Nottingham. The CML Handbook contains minimum specifications for solar panel roof-space leases, and property lawyers are required to report to Nottingham where a lease does not comply with these requirements. The specifications relate to the installation of panels on properties nationwide and is not restricted to Highcliffe.

I have recentlyfound out that Arc property Solicitors have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Highcliffe for a purchase of a leasehold flat 12 months ago. How can I establish that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to check if the premises is in your name, you can make 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 Highcliffe conveyancing specialists.

I am downsizing from my home. My past conveyancers has retired. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Highcliffe if that makes a difference.

Do use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Highcliffe. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs with a minimum of fuss.

In searching the world wide web for the phrase on line conveyancing in Highcliffe it brings up many solicitorsin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable solicitor for my move?

The best way of choosing the right conveyancer is through a trusted testimonial, so ask friends and those you trust who have purchased a property in Highcliffe or the reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Highcliffe vary, so it's sensible to request a minimum of four fee calculations from different companies. Be sure to obtain confirmation that the fees are fixed.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Highcliffe regulated by the SRA

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

  • Morris Scott & Co, 280 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 5ET
  • Anthony Harris & Co, 17 Elm Avenue, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 6HE
  • Heppenstalls Solicitors Limited, 82 Station Road, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 6LG
  • Spurlings Solicitors & Notary Public, 2a Church Street, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1BW
  • Frettens Llp, The Saxon Centre, 11 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1PZ

Sale in Highcliffe is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and related documents
  • Supplying draft papers to the lawyer retained by the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and replying to additional questions from the buyer’s lawyer
  • Negotiating the transfer document
  • Responding to requisitions prepared by the buyer’s lawyer
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Receiving sale proceeds and sending funds to the seller, the estate agent and redeeming the home loan (if applicable)

Highcliffe commercial property solicitors provide expert offering advice on a number of issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners Options and guarantees Commercial finance including remortgages Comprehensive advice on planning issues Property finance transactions, including sale and leaseback

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

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