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Conveyancing in Lechlade : Keep it Local

Reasons to use our Lechlade conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 No matter what any alternative sites say it could be necessary to visit your solicitor to execute documents. There are enough parties with an interest in a conveyancing transaction without having to add the postman into the equation.
  • 2 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Lechlade are familiar with the local concerns specific to Lechlade and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 The practices listed on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Lechlade is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 5 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Lechlade governed by the SRA or CLC.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Lechlade since August 2023*


of terraced premises, West Way, GL7 3BT completing on 31/08/2023 at a price of £590,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of detached residence property, Briary Road, GL7 3DD completing on 31/08/2023 at a price of £510,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, obtaining official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor


of house premises, Sevenfields, SN6 7NQ completing on 25/08/2023 at a price of £227,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client


of terraced premises, Knowlands, SN6 7ND completing on 01/09/2023 at a price of £238,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lechlade

We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Lechlade found by you but have come across alternative quotes on the internet seem cheaper – why is this?

One can find many firms of firms promoting alleged cut-price conveyancing, yet more often than not additionalfees end up with the completion fee mounting up beyond all recognition. According to the Legal Ombudsman costs contained in terms of business should be equitable raised The law firms that we list for conveyancing in Lechlade genuinely set out all costs for the property you intend topurchase.

My wife and I are acquiring a brand new apartment in Lechlade and my conveyancer is telling me that she has to the bank to disclose incentives from the builder. I am under pressure to exchange and my preference is not to prolong the conveyancing. is my lawyer playing by the book?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your conveyancing practitioner. A precondition to being on a mortgage company panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Lechlade?

If you are buying a property in Lechlade your solicitor will request that you put them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is asked for to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any down payment is as part of the purchase price then this will be required shortly prior to exchange of contracts. The final balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my house can not be found. The conveyancers who dealt with the conveyancing in Lechlade 4 years ago have long since closed. What are my options?

Assuming you have a registered title the information relating to your ownership will be evidenced by the Land Registry under a Title Number. It is easy to conduct a search at the Land Registry, locate your house and get current copies of the Registered Entries for a small fee. Where the title is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually retain a certified duplicate of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be ordered for twenty pounds.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £235,500 and identified one near me in Lechlade I like with open areas and transport links in the vicinity, the downside is that it only has 49 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Lechlade suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

If you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be problematic. Reduce the price by the expected 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 could ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for leasehold conveyancing in Lechlade. I've chance upon a web site which appears to be the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all this stuff completed via web that would be ideal. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Lechlade regulated by the SRA

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

  • Selby & Co, Red Lion House, 6 Sheep Street, Highworth, Wiltshire, SN6 7AA
  • Collard & Co, 40 High Street, Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 7AQ

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Lechlade usually entails the following:

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Following instructions from the mortgage company (where applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Drafting Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating amendments to the draft Transfer
  • Communicating with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing funds to relevant parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the change in proprietorship and the home loan (where applicable) at the HM Land Registry.

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

    Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites Buying, selling and leasing land for registered charities complex procedures concerning renewal, rent reviews, dilapidations and the many obligations encountered by Landlords and Tenants of commercial premises Development, including options, overage agreements, JCT building contracts Subletting, licences and sharing occupation

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

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