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  • 1 Our site is the first site that enables you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Highcliffe will be carried out by a conveyancer on your mortgage lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 2 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Highcliffe has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 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 will expect.
  • 4 Highcliffe lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to Highcliffe conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your conveyancing
  • 5 Highcliffe conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Highcliffe home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move

Examples of recent conveyancing in Highcliffe since June 2022*


of semi-detached premises, Greenways, BH23 5BB completing on 06/07/2022 at a price of £600,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer


of semi premises, Moonrakers Way, BH23 4RD completing on 27/06/2022 at a price of £790,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, setting up the completion formalities


of apartment Rowan Drive BH23 4SH, acquired for £232,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, ordering official copies of the title


of house property, Glenville Road, BH23 5PX completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £412,250. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highcliffe

Why would one appoint a Highcliffe conveyancing company when internet based conveyancers are less expensive?

To take your time to find compare conveyancing costs in Highcliffe and you should seek a reasonable estimate but don’t waste your energy hunting for the cheapest Highcliffe conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a seamless and a distressing home move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from a trusted solicitor. An e-mail can never take the place of a telephone discussion and are no substitute for a one to one appointment. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor who can deal with your conveyancing from beginning to end, providing a level of hand holding that you will never get with an internet conveyancer. Our lawyers will contact you regularly to update you as to headway and keep you informed. Should you need to call the office you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll ensure you are in the know.

Would the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site handle auction conveyancing in Highcliffe?

There are a few niche solicitors we can put you in touch with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Highcliffe is just one of hundreds of areas of where our lawyers have a presence.

I have been told that property searches are the number one cause of stalling in Highcliffe conveyancing transactions. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published determinations of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the top 10 causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Searches are unlikely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in Highcliffe.

I'm refinancing my current home to a BTL mortgage with Lloyds TSB Bank and intend to use the remaining equity towards another property. The neighborhood we are looking at is Highcliffe. Will your conveyancers be able to act for the two lenders and tie in the transactions?

Make use of our comparison tool on this page to be sure that the solicitors are on the relevant lender panels. On the basis that they are your conveyancer will be able to simultaneously deal with the two deals but you should have a chat with you solicitor and communicate your desired outcome and needs.

My father-in-law has recommend that I appoint his conveyancing solicitors in Highcliffe. Should I find my own property lawyer?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Highcliffe conveyancing lawyer it’s preferable to find a conveyancing lawyer is to get recommendations from friends or relatives who have experience in using the conveyancer you're contemplating using.

Last April I purchased a leasehold house in Highcliffe. Do I have any liability for service charges for periods before my ownership?

In a situation where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous owner and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. However, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. It is an essential part of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to ensure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

Leasehold Conveyancing in Highcliffe - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    For many Highcliffe leaseholds the outlay for major works are not included within service charges, although there some managing agents in Highcliffe obliged leasehold owners to contribute towards a reserve fund and this is used to offset against larger works. How much is the service charge and ground rent on the flat? Who is in charge of the block?

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Highcliffe regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Highcliffe practicing in commercial conveyancing in Highcliffe. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • 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
  • Robert Wrynne Solicitors, 138-140 Tuckton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 3JX

Purchase conveyancing in Highcliffe normally consists of the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the premises
  • Undertaking Highcliffe searches with respect to the title
  • Assessing draft sale agreement and other papers forwarded by the seller’s conveyancer
  • Submitting enquiries with the owner’s conveyancer
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase contract
  • Examining replies supplied by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Guiding the purchasing 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)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the correct stamp duty forms and payment
  • Registering the purchase and the mortgage (where relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

Home selling conveyancing in Highcliffe normally comprises the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and associated papers
  • Forwarding draft papers to the conveyancing practitioner representing the buyer
  • Negotiating contracts and responding to further enquires from the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Finalising the transfer document
  • Replying to requisitions prepared by the buyer’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Receiving sale proceeds and sending funds to the owner, the estate agent and other relevant parties (if relevant)

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

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