Find a Lender-Approved Local Conveyancer in Honiton

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Reasons to use our Honiton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Honiton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Honiton conveyancers work in conjunction with Honiton estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 3 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Honiton regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 4 On the balance of probabilities the the conveyancers for the other party have offices in Honiton - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 5 Honiton solicitors have a significant edge when it comes to Honiton conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can impact your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Honiton since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Honiton

We were just about to exchange contracts for a garden flat in Honiton. We have hit a problem. The mortgage offer with Platform Home Loans Ltd expires on 1/6/2023 but the owners are suggesting a completion date of 5/6/2023. Can one extend the loan offer?

The person best placed to address this question is your lawyer who is in a position to calculate whether he or she is better off negotiating with the bank, owner’s representatives, estate agents or indeed all parties based on what has gone on in your house move as of today.

Our lender has recommended solicitors on their panel based in Honiton but I would rather choose a conveyancing lawyer in Honiton round the corner to me. Are you able to assist?

Not all Honiton conveyancing firms are approved and listed on all banks conveyancing panel. Use the above find an approved solicitor tool to locate a Honiton conveyancing solicitor on the on the bank panel.

Is it necessary to take out insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when purchasing a property in Honiton?

Unless a prior purchase of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you can expect lawyers handling conveyancing in Honiton to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Honiton?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Honiton. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

About to purchase a new build apartment in Honiton. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Honiton

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Honiton in advance of appointing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor advised that some banks will refuse to issue a mortgage on a flying freehold house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Nationwide. If you contact us we can check via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Honiton. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Honiton regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Honiton practicing in commercial conveyancing in Honiton. This should include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Everys, The Laurels, 46 New Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1BY

Planning law solicitors in Honiton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Honiton practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Everys, The Laurels, 46 New Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1BY

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Honiton 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
  • Acting on behalf of the lender (where applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating adjustments to the the Transfer deed
  • Communicating with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to relevant parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the buyer and the home loan (if appropriate) at the HMLR.

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

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