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Reasons to use our Lapworth conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Lapworth is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 No matter what any other companies inform you it may be important to attend your lawyer to sign contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a house sale without needing to add the postman into the mix.
  • 3 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Lapworth have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Lapworth and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 4 Lapworth solicitors work in partnership with Lapworth estate agents, developers, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 5 Excellent communication and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Lapworth property deals can become a lot more stressful because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Lapworth since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lapworth

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Lapworth costs more?

Lapworth leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving applicable notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

Are the BSA intent on creating a search tool with a view to to identify solicitors on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel for example in Lapworth?

We would not expect to be advised of any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a register.

My wife and I are buying a apartment in Lapworth. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a solicitor? On the day of competition we have to deposit our life savings into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

We are purchasing a end of terrace house in Lapworth. Our aim is to carry out a loft conversion at the property.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to ascertain if these alterations are allowed?

Your property lawyer will check the deeds as conveyancing in Lapworth can sometimes reveal restrictions in the title deeds which prevent certain alterations or necessitated the permission of a 3rd party. Certain works need local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. It would be sensible to check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Santander. Lapworth conveyancing solicitors have been chosen. How long does it take for Santander to issue the offer to the lawyer?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Santander conducted the valuation? Have you informed Santander as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Santander conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

We are downsizing from our house in Lapworth and according to the buyers it appears that there is a risk of it being built land that was not decontaminated. A high street Lapworth conveyancer would know this is not the case. It does beg the question why the purchasers instructed a web based conveyancing firm rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Lapworth. We have lived in Lapworth for many years we know that this is a non issue. Is it a good idea to contact our local Authority to get confirmation that there is no issue.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing firm currently acting for you. Are they able to advise? You need to check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same ailment)

We are four weeks into a freehold purchase having been recommend to solicitors by the high street agent to handle our conveyancing in Lapworth. I am am starting to be dissatisfied with the quality of service. Can you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

A solicitor would have to be really bad to suggest diss instructing them. Has the loan offer been issued? If so you must inform them of the replacement conveyancer and get the offer are issued to the new lawyers. Your conveyancer needs to be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid added costs and frustration. So that should be your starting point. The search tool will help you find a bank approved conveyancer for your home move in Lapworth

My folks cant seem to find their Lapworth land registry title on the online search facility. They recall that back in the 70’s when they acquired the property there were complications with the post code not being recognised in some systems.

Almost all premises in Lapworth should appear. Have you attempted a search to just the postcode. Normally it should reveal all the premises inside the postcode. Where registered it will be there with a title number. If they bought back in the 70’s it's conceivable it may be not yet registered. The address may still be revealed but with the title number shown 'na'. In this scenario you will need to locate the original title documentation which may be with your parent’s lender.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Lapworth regulated by the SRA

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

  • David Acton & Co, 1 Spring Coppice Drive, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 8JX
  • Standley & Co, 1612 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0JU
  • Fentimans, Greville Court Business Centre, 1665 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0LL
  • Carol A Sketchley Solicitor, E3 Holly Court, Holly Farm Business Park, Honiley, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV8 1NP
  • Anthony Stockton, First Floor, 2 Manor Square, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3PX

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Lapworth

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Lapworth practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • David Acton & Co, 1 Spring Coppice Drive, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 8JX
  • Hill Hofstetter Limited, Trigen House, Central Boulevard, Blythe Valley Park, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 8AB
  • Standley & Co, 1612 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0JU
  • Fentimans, Greville Court Business Centre, 1665 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0LL
  • Anthony Stockton, First Floor, 2 Manor Square, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3PX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Lapworth regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Lapworth with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Lapworth. This could include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Equal Pay Legal Limited, Trigen House, 3 Central Boulevard, Blythe Valley Park, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 8AB
  • Hill Hofstetter Limited, Trigen House, Central Boulevard, Blythe Valley Park, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 8AB
  • Standley & Co, 1612 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0JU
  • Fentimans, Greville Court Business Centre, 1665 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0LL
  • Anthony Stockton, First Floor, 2 Manor Square, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3PX

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

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