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Reasons to use our Keelby conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 We are the UKs largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Keelby governed by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have valuable personal links with Keelby selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 There is a distinct possibility the other side’s solicitors are based in Keelby - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 4 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Keelby are familiar with the local concerns specific to Keelby and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 The firms shown on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Keelby since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Keelby

I have given 8 weeks notice to my current landlord and must be out of my rented property in Keelby by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase has just started. Can I complete in a couple of weeks as I wish to avoid having to find temporary accommodation?

It is unwise to serve notice on a rental unless your lawyer suggests that you should. If you have not already done so, notify to your conveyancer and urge them to they cajole the sellers lawyers, try to get a realistic time scale from them that all parties will aim towards

We are aiming to move property in May. Will my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you suggest a removal company in Keelby. Conveyancing solicitor was organised prior to coming across this page.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the house keys from the property agent however this should only happen once the sellers lawyers inform the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be collected. You can advise the removal men that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can assist you in locating a conveyancing in Keelby or a solicitor that specialises in conveyancing in Keelby.

The formalities of my purchase has taken place for my property in Keelby. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I would like to complain about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

Almost all lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Team 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 who will take matters further.

After shopping around on the internet I have found a Keelby lawyer having checked that they are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Yorkshire BS will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Yorkshire BS will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own Keelby surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller.

I used Wolstenholmes several years ago for my conveyancing in Keelby. Now, I need the documents however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Keelby of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

We are 18 days into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to a firm by the selling agent to do our conveyancing in Keelby. I am not happy. Can you help me find new lawyers?

A conveyancer would need to be really bad in order to consider replacing them. Has your mortgage been issued? In the event that it has you will need to inform them of the new contact details and have the offer are re-issued. Your solicitor ideally should be on the mortgage company panel to avoid added charges and delays. So that should be your first question of the new lawyers. The find a solicitor tool will help you find a lender approved lawyer for your home move in Keelby

I have just appointed agents to market my 2 bed flat in Keelby. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, but I have just received a quarterly maintenance charge invoice – Do I pay up?

The sensible thing to do is pay the invoice as normal as all rents and service invoices should be apportioned on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer until 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. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Keelby - Examples of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    On the whole the outlay for major works tend not to be incorporated into the service charges, albeit that a few managing agents in Keelby ask leaseholders to contribute towards a sinking fund and this is used to offset against major repairs or maintenance. How much is the ground rent and service charge? It would be prudent to discover as much as you can concerning the managing agents as they will impact your use and enjoyment of the property. As the proprietor of a leasehold property you are often in the clutches of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to daily issues such as the tidiness of the common parts. Ask other people if they are happy with their management. On a final note, be sure you understand the dates that you are obliged pay the service charge to the appropriate party and precisely what it includes.

Why do Keelby conveyancing fees are higher for leasehold and freehold properties?

Leasehold conveyancing in Keelby can involve additional work such as fully examining the lease, corresponding with the freeholder, obtaining up to date rent receipts, landlord’s consents, management company’s accounts etc.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Keelby regulated by the SRA

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

  • Keith R Thompson & Co, Craik Hill Chambers, Craik Hill Avenue, Immingham, South Humberside, DN40 1LP

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Keelby

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Keelby practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Keith R Thompson & Co, Craik Hill Chambers, Craik Hill Avenue, Immingham, South Humberside, DN40 1LP

Keelby commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on numerous issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Formation of commercial management companies Shops,offices,barn conversions, industrial units, commercial trading estates, retail and leisure developments and large residential estates Negotiating, completing and terminating commercial leases Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites Dealing with notices received or to be served pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 Development, including options, overage agreements, JCT building contracts

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