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Reasons to use our Honiton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have valuable personal links with Honiton selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 The organisations identified on our directory have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor on the whole results in a more personal touch. When using a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 4 Honiton lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Honiton conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your sale or purchase
  • 5 Honiton property lawyers will be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Honiton since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Honiton

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

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Honiton your solicitor will request that you place them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Normally this is asked for to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. If any down payment is as part of the purchase price then this will be required shortly in advance of exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer a couple of days ahead of the completion date.

The deeds to our house are lost. The solicitors who conducted the conveyancing in Honiton 10 years ago have long since closed. What are my options?

Gone are the days when you need to hold title deeds to establish that you are the owner of your registered land or property, as the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £305k and identified one near me in Honiton I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Honiton for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for at least 2 years you may ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.

How difficult is it to change firm as I have to retain a firm on the Coventry Building Society conveyancing panel. I hired a high street conveyancing solicitor in Honiton five minutes from me but he is not accepted by Coventry Building Society

It would be our pleasure to help you select a conveyancing solicitor in Honiton on the Coventry Building Society panel. Please note that the solicitors that we list do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Honiton. Using search facility on this page, you can compare fees for conveyancing solicitors in Honiton and throughout England and Wales.

Estate agents have just been given the go-ahead to market my 2 bed flat in Honiton. Conveyancing lawyers have not yet been instructed, however I have just had a yearly maintenance charge invoice – Do I pay up?

The sensible thing to do is pay the service charge as normal given that all ground rent and service charges should be allotted as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Honiton Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    Is the freehold owned jointly by the leaseholders? What is the maintenance charge and ground rent on the property? The prefered form of lease structure is if the freehold reversion is owned by the leaseholders. In this situation the lessees enjoy being in charge if their destiny and even though a managing agent is usually retained if the building is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent employed by the leaseholders.

Been looking for a solicitor for leasehold sale conveyancing in Honiton. I'm selling, uncomplicated no mortgage to discharge, no hurry, currently empty. Got an estimate from a lawyer for £1000 plus VAT which is a tad steep given that its so straightforward. Can I pay less for conveyancing in Honiton?

As it’s a sale only, 475 + VAT should be about the lowest for a Honiton solicitor firm.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Honiton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Everys, The Laurels, 46 New Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1BY

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Honiton

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

  • Everys, The Laurels, 46 New Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1BY

Honiton commercial property solicitors provide expert offering advice on numerous aspects of commercial property law

    Acquisitions and disposals of property portfolios at commercial auctions Subletting, licences and sharing occupation Buying, selling and leasing land for registered charities Creating and negotiating new leases Options and guarantees

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

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