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Launceston Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 August was the busiest month and October was the next busiest month while June was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Launceston
  • 2 Average time frame of 66 days for registration of title in Launceston
  • 3 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £3,786
  • 4 981 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Launceston
  • 5 The most common indemnity insurance policies for Launceston conveyancing is Insolvency Act

Examples of recent conveyancing in Launceston since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Launceston

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Launceston costs more?

In short, leasehold conveyancing in Launceston and elsewhere usually involve additional work compared to freehold conveyancing. This includes checking the lease terms, communicating with the landlord concerning serving required notices, procuring current service charge and management information, securing the freeholder’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – no matter how many different proprietor have owned the lease since it was first granted.

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Launceston. My lender is Tesco Bank

Tesco Bank have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 5/6/2024, the requirements read as follows :

I have been told that property searches are the number one cause of delay in Launceston house deals. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the conclusions of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure amongst the top 10 causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Searches are not likely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Launceston.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Launceston?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Launceston. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

In my capacity as executor for the will of my uncle I am disposing of a residence in Neath but I am based in Launceston. My lawyer (based 260 kilometers from meneeds me to execute a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in Launceston who can witness this legal document for me?

strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Launceston based

Why do I have to provide my solicitor with a list of items of ID before they can commence with my conveyancing in Launceston?

Launceston conveyancers are duty bound by the Law Society, SRA, the Land Registry and current AML legislation to certify that the have verified the identity of their clients. It is also sometimes a requirement of your lender where you are taking a mortgage. Furthermore they have to complete various forms, particularly those relating to SDLT and need to have details such as your full names, NI number and DOB.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Launceston

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Launceston with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Kyldenna Limited, 15-19 Westgate Street, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7AB
  • Peters Langsford Davies Llp, Westgate, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9AD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Launceston regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Launceston practicing in commercial conveyancing in Launceston. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Karen Wallis Law Llp, Old House, 11 Exeter Street, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9EQ
  • K Wallis Limited, Old House, 11 Exeter Street, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9EQ
  • Kyldenna Limited, 15-19 Westgate Street, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7AB
  • Peters Langsford Davies Llp, Westgate, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9AD

Planning law solicitors in Launceston regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Launceston specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Karen Wallis Law Llp, Old House, 11 Exeter Street, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9EQ
  • K Wallis Limited, Old House, 11 Exeter Street, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9EQ

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

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