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Selecting the right solicitor is the most important decision when it comes to your Houghton Regis house move

Reasons to use our Houghton Regis conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Houghton Regis lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Houghton Regis conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 2 Excellent communication together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Houghton Regis home moves can become significantly more protracted because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 3 Notwithstanding what alternative lawyers say it may be necessary to visit your lawyer to sign contracts. There are various parties with with an interest in a house sale without having to include the postman into the equation.
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often located hundreds of miles away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Houghton Regis
  • 5 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Houghton Regis regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Houghton Regis since October 2021*

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of terraced property, Great Northern Road, LU5 4BP completing on 18/10/2021 at a price of £326,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, ordering official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Houghton Regis

What is the best way of identifying a leasehold conveyancing in Houghton Regis?

Option 1 is to ask the people you trust who they would recommend.

Option 2 is to use a search tool on the web for conveyancing in Houghton Regis. Pick up the phone to two or three listed and ask them to email you their conveyancing fee calculations and have a conversation with the lawyer who will handle your legal process in advance ofmaking your decision.

Third is to use our search tool to assist you in finding the right solicitors taking into account your personal factors including area of the property,timings, complexity and who your intended mortgage company is. Do not be fooled by £99 conveyancing in Houghton Regis

Can you point me to a directory of Clydesdale panel conveyancers in Houghton Regis on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such facility on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association sites. A small selection of banks make their panel listings open the public over the internet. If you are seeking to appoint a Houghton Regis property lawyer on the Clydesdale please use our facility.

I have paid off my mortgage with Lloyds. I assume I don't need a Houghton Regis lawyer on the Lloyds panel to discharge the mortgage at the Land Registry. Please confirm.

If you have finished paying off your Lloyds mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Lloyds mortgage from the register. Lloyds, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Lloyds has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Lloyds has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Lloyds mortgage has been paid off.

The formalities of my purchase has taken place for my property in Houghton Regis. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

Most lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Department at head office. In most cases complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR with full details of your complaint.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Houghton Regis is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Houghton Regis are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Houghton Regis you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Houghton Regis may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

What makes your site different to alternative internet conveyancing brokers when it comes to conveyancing in Houghton Regis?

At this site obtain a fixed fee quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that understands the nuances of your conveyancing in Houghton Regis. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we are not in the business of charging firms a commission if you instruct them for your home move in Houghton Regis

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing solicitor in Houghton Regis for my remortgage. Can I see a solicitor's record with the profession’s regulator?

Members of the public may read documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from investigations commenced on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes recorded telephone calls for training purposes.

I need to swap lawyers as my Houghton Regis lawyer is not on the mortgage company's approved list of conveyancing solicitors. How simple is it to change conveyancer?

If you haven't yet appointed a conveyancer to start work and at this stage simply received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in Houghton Regis that you're considering.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Houghton Regis regulated by the SRA

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

  • Knowles Benning Llp, 24 West Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1SN
  • Byron Fearn, Scotson Chambers, 80 High Street South, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3HD
  • Woolfe & Co Solicitors Ltd, Britannia House, Leagrave Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 1RJ
  • Abs Solicitors Llp, Britannia House, Leagrave Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 1RJ
  • Eton Law Solicitors, 110-112 Leagrave Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 8HX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Houghton Regis regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Houghton Regis practicing in commercial conveyancing in Houghton Regis. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Knowles Benning Llp, 24 West Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1SN
  • Byron Fearn, Scotson Chambers, 80 High Street South, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3HD
  • Abs Solicitors Llp, Britannia House, Leagrave Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 1RJ
  • Eton Law Solicitors, 110-112 Leagrave Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 8HX
  • Pictons Solicitors Llp, 28 Dunstable Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 1DY

Planning law solicitors in Houghton Regis regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Houghton Regis specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Houghton Regis
  • Taylor Walton Llp, 28-44 Alma Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2PL

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

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