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Reasons to use our Highnam conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The practices identified on our directory have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 2 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Highnam has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal links with Highnam estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Highnam lawyers work in conjunction with Highnam estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is offered to clients every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 5 Using a local Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personalised service. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, your matter is handled by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Highnam since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highnam

My partner and I have just purchased a property in Highnam. We have noticed several issues with the house which we consider were omitted in the conveyancing searches. Is there anything we can do? What searches should? have been conducted as part of conveyancing in Highnam?

It is not clear from the question as what problems have arisen and if they are specific to conveyancing in Highnam. Conveyancing searches and investigations initiated as part of the legal transfer of property are designed to help avoid problems. As part of the legal transfer of property, a seller answers a questionnaire called a SPIF. If the information ends up being inaccurate, then you may have a claim against the owner for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in Highnam.

Why do I have to pay up front for my conveyancing in Highnam?

If you are buying a property in Highnam your lawyer will ask you place them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. When the down payment is payable against the total price then this will be asked for shortly before contracts are exchanged. The final balance that is needed will be payable shortly before completion.

I am considering mortgaging my house in Highnam, does my lawyer have to be on the Principality Solicitor panel?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Principality will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is much more potential for delays and confusion with an additional lawyer added to the mix, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

Is it possible to swap firm as I need to instruct a firm on the Godiva Mortgages Ltd conveyancing panel. I had appointed a family conveyancing solicitor in Highnam round the corner but he is not accepted by Godiva Mortgages Ltd

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Highnam on the Godiva Mortgages Ltd panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we work with do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Highnam. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this site, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Highnam.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for remortgage conveyancing in Highnam. I have land on a web site which appears to be the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all this stuff done via email that would be ideal. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

At what point do I cover the costs of stamp duty due for my Highnam house purchase?

The majority of conveyancing practitioners will fill out a Land Transaction Return Form for you during your Highnam purchase transaction for you to sign. On completion your conveyancer will submit the Land Transaction Return Form to the Inland Revenue and - as long as they have the funds - discharge any land tax liability on your behalf.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Highnam

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Highnam with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Iacopi Palmer Solicitors Llp, Spinnaker House, Spinnaker Road, Hempsted, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 5FD
  • Brand Mellon Solicitors Limited, Copner House, 43 Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1TX
  • Tayntons (ls) Limited, 8-12 Clarence Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1DZ
  • Langley Wellington Llp, Royal House, 60 Bruton Way, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1EP
  • Davies And Partners, Rowan House, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 3RT

Planning law solicitors in Highnam regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Highnam practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Luttons Dunford, 49 Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1JS
  • Davies And Partners, Rowan House, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 3RT
  • Equilaw Limited, Montpellier Court, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 4AH
  • Tbd Legal Limited, Brunswick House, 1310 Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 4AA

Residential conveyancing in Highnam normally comprises the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and related papers
  • Sending draft papers to the conveyancing practitioner retained by the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and answering additional enquires from the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Negotiating the transfer document
  • Answering requisitions raised by the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the vendor, the estate agent and other relevant parties (if appropriate)

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

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