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Reasons to use our Ivybridge conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site is the first site offering you the ability to check that your property ownership legalities in Ivybridge will be conducted by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often located hundreds of miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Ivybridge
  • 3 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Ivybridge regularly deal withlocal concerns peculiar to Ivybridge and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 4 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 would hope for.
  • 5 Ivybridge conveyancers work in conjunction with Ivybridge estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to clients every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ivybridge since September 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ivybridge

Are all Ivybridge Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Principality conveyancing panel?

It is true that some lenders now make use of CQS as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their panels.

We are getting a further advance on our home loan from Clydesdale as we intend to carry out a loft conversion to our property in Ivybridge. Are we obliged to choose a bricks and mortar Ivybridge solicitor on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?

Clydesdale would not normally instruct firms on their conveyancing panel to handle such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel.

I had an offer accepted on an apartment in Ivybridge on 18/10/2021, valuation was booked 4 days after, all came back fine. Solicitor appointed, so all that was missing was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Bank of Ireland and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. Can the lender hold off the offer?

A lender would not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Bank of Ireland to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

My friend recommended that where I am purchasing in Ivybridge I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

A search of this type is sometimes included in the estimate for your Ivybridge conveyancing searches. It is a large report of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing significant information about Ivybridge around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Ivybridge Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information concerning Ivybridge.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Ivybridge is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Ivybridge are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Ivybridge you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Ivybridge may determine 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.

Is it possible to transfer to a new firm as I have to choose one who is on the Platform Home Loans Ltd conveyancing list. I instructed a family conveyancing solicitor in Ivybridge five minutes from me but she is not accepted by Platform Home Loans Ltd

It would be our pleasure to help you select a conveyancing solicitor in Ivybridge on the Platform Home Loans Ltd panel. Please note that the solicitors that we on the directory do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are fully regulated by the SRA who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Ivybridge. In making use of the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this site, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Ivybridge.

My step-father has suggested that I appoint his conveyancers in Ivybridge. Should I use them?

No doubt it’s preferable to select a conveyancing solicitor is to seek feedback from friends or relatives who have previously instructed the solicitor you're considering.

Me and my husband are selling a Ivybridge bungalow left to us 8 years ago in 2009. I have over a decades worth of conveyancing knowledge and, although retired, wish to do my own legal work. The buyer's conveyancing practitioner has informed me that their mortgage company will not allow us to do our own conveyancing as they require the funds to be released via a solicitor's bank account.

Mortgage requirements to lawyers from all CML members state that If the vendor is not legally represented the purchaser’s lawyers should check whether the lender needs to be told so that a decision can be reached if they are willing to move forward.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Ivybridge regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Ivybridge practicing in commercial conveyancing in Ivybridge. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Kings - Solicitors, 24 Fore Street, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9AB

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Ivybridge normally comprises the following:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Following instructions from the mortgage company (if appropriate)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drafting Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Corresponding with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing funds to relevant parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the new ownership and the mortgage (if applicable) at the HM Land Registry.

Ivybridge commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on a number of aspects of commercial property law

    Formation of commercial management companies Land use planning and environmental matters Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners Advice on commercial mortgages Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites Lease renewals and variations

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