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Reasons to use our Hurworth conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Over the years Hurworth property lawyer have developed very good working relationships with Hurworth local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your conveyancing in Hurworth.
  • 2 Notwithstanding what alternative companies tell you it just might be necessary to visit your conveyancer to execute contracts. There are enough parties engaged in a homemove without needing to include the postman into the pot.
  • 3 Hurworth lawyers work in partnership with Hurworth estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to clients every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 4 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Hurworth are familiar with the local concerns peculiar to Hurworth and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Hurworth 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.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hurworth since October 2021*


of terraced property, Yarm Road, DL1 1EF completing on 22/10/2021 at a price of £115,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hurworth

I am in need of a conveyancer. Do I opt for a web based conveyancer as opposed to a local Hurworth conveyancing solicitor?

Established third party relationships are another important factor to consider when appointing conveyancing lawyers. Hurworth law firms benefit from long term relationships with financial advisers and Hurworth, local authorities, valuers and other law firms meaning the whole process is going to be much smoother for you. Hosting a well rounded knowledge of the local area is an advantage.

Can I use your services to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Hurworth even where I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for example if I intend to acquire an office in Hurworth with a mortgage from Aldermore?

The service is primarily used to find domestic conveyancing solicitors in Hurworth but we have set out towards the end of this page a few Hurworth commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the company directly to check if they can also act for Aldermore

I'm buying my first flat in Hurworth benefiting from help to buy. The developers would not move on the price so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The house builders rep advised me not disclose to my solicitor about this side-deal as it will affect my mortgage with Barclays . Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Hurworth prior to appointing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend not grant a mortgage on such a home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Nationwide. If you e-mail us we can look into this further via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Hurworth. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Hurworth to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I am 3 weeks into a residential purchase having been directed to conveyancers by the local agent to execute conveyancing in Hurworth. I am am very disappointed with the level of service. Can you help me find new conveyancers?

A conveyancer would need to be really poor to suggest diss instructing them. Has your mortgage been generated? If so you will need to advise them of the new contact details and get the offer are issued to the new lawyers. Your new solicitor ideally needs to be on the lenders approved list to avoid added expenses and complications. That should be your first question of the new lawyers. The search tool will assist you in finding a lender approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in Hurworth

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only Fifty years unexpired on my flat in Hurworth. I am keen to get lease extension but my landlord is missing. What options are available to me?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to find the freeholder. For most situations an enquiry agent may be useful to carry out a search and to produce an expert document which can be accepted by the court as proof that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer in relation to proving the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Hurworth.

Hurworth Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should ask before buying

    Where a Hurworth lease has no more than 80 years it will have adverse implications on the value of the flat. It is worth checking with your lender that they are happy with the length of the lease. A short lease means that you will most likely require a lease extension at some point and it is worth finding out what this would cost. For most Hurworthlease extensions you will be be obliged to have been the owner of the property for 24 months before you are eligible to extend the lease. How long is the Lease?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Hurworth regulated by the SRA

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

  • Latimer Hinks Solicitors Limited, 5-8 Priestgate, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 1NL
  • Close Thornton Llp, 2 Duke Street, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7AB
  • Clark Willis Law Firm Llp, 105 Bondgate, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7LB
  • Donnelly Mcardle Adamson Solicitors, 56 Duke Street, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7AN
  • Blackett Hart & Pratt Llp, Westgate House, Faverdale, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 0PZ

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Hurworth regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Hurworth but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Key Legal (north East) Limited, 65 Duke Street , DL3 7SD

Planning law solicitors in Hurworth regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Hurworth practicing in planning law. This could include advice on compulsory purchases in Hurworth
  • Clark Willis Law Firm Llp, 105 Bondgate, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7LB
  • Blackett Hart & Pratt Llp, Westgate House, Faverdale, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 0PZ

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