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Reasons to use our Ivybridge conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Ivybridge has a number to pick from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 2 Our site is the only site offering you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Ivybridge will be conducted by a law firm on your mortgage lender’s member panel.
  • 3 Notwithstanding what other on-line conveyancers inform you it could be important to attend your conveyancer to execute contracts. There are enough parties involved in a conveyancing transaction without having to add the postman into the equation.
  • 4 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor in the main means that you will receive 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.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Ivybridge is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ivybridge since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ivybridge

I own a freehold residence in Ivybridge but still charged rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Ivybridge and has limited impact for conveyancing in Ivybridge but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may affect a commercial land in Ivybridge?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Ivybridge will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Ivybridge. The report provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Ivybridge.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Ivybridge it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could cause delays to Ivybridge commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Ivybridge.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Ivybridge. I now require my papers however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Ivybridge of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Ivybridge I like with amenity areas and transport links nearby, the downside is that it's only got 52 years on the lease. There is not much else in Ivybridge for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

If you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will be problematic. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current proprietor has owned the property for at least 2 years you can ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer about this matter.

How do I search for a Ivybridge solicitor on the The Royal Bank of Scotland conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel upto 25kilometers to meet the conveyancer.

Feel free to make use of the tool on this website. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of Ivybridge conveyancing lawyers based on proximity. We have listed some Ivybridge conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can ring them to check whether they are on the The Royal Bank of Scotland panel

Can you offer any advice when it comes to finding a Ivybridge conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

When appointing a conveyancer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Ivybridge conveyancing firm) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We suggest that you make enquires with several firms including non Ivybridge conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be useful:

    What volume of lease extensions have they conducted in Ivybridge in the last year?

Ivybridge Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should consider before buying

    This question is important as a) areas may result in problems in the building as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate where services remain unpaid b) if the leaseholders have an issue with the managing agents you will want to have complete disclosure The best form of lease structure is a share of the freehold. In this arrangement the leaseholders benefit from being in charge if their destiny and even though a managing agent is frequently retained if it is larger than a house conversion, the managing agent acts for the leaseholders themselves. How is the lease structured?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Ivybridge

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Ivybridge specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Kings - Solicitors, 24 Fore Street, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9AB

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Ivybridge?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding acquiring and selling property and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales not just Ivybridge. If appointed a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Enjoy the benefit of an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Receive a high standard of legal services.
  • Receive your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Be supplied with a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Receive a swift, impartial and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Ivybridge about your conveyancing in Ivybridge.

Typically, Ivybridge conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Checking the title unregistered or registered
  • Conducting Ivybridge searches for the title
  • Considering the draft contract pack and other papers collated by the owner’s conveyancer
  • Raising questions with the vendor’s conveyancer
  • Negotiating the sale agreement
  • Going through replies supplied by the owner to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Guiding the purchasing in respect of the mortgage offer: (if relevant)
  • Drawing up and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; reporting to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completion of and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Registering the change in ownership and the home loan (where appropriate) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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