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Top reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Lee On The Solent

  • 1 The companies shown on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party have offices in Lee On The Solent - if so sets of lawyers will be less confrontational
  • 3 No matter what any alternative solicitors may claim it could be important to visit your lawyer to sign contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already involved in a conveyancing transaction without needing to include Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 4 Conveyancer conveyancing solicitors have extremely good personal connections with Lee On The Solent estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Lee On The Solent regularly deal withlocal issues peculiar to Lee On The Solent and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Lee On The Solent since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lee On The Solent

It is is a decade since I acquired my house in Lee On The Solent. Conveyancing lawyers have recently been retained on the sale but I can't locate my title deeds. Will this jeopardise the sale?

Don’t worry too much. First there is a possibility that the deeds will be kept by the lender or they may still be with the solicitor who oversaw the purchase. Secondly in all probability the title will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you are the registered owner by your conveyancing solicitors procuring up to date copy of the land registers. The vast majority of conveyancing in Lee On The Solent relates to registered property but in the rare situation where your property is not registered it is more tricky but is resolvable.

What will a local search tell me regarding the house I am buying in Lee On The Solent?

Lee On The Solent conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for example Xpress Legal The local search plays a central part in many a Lee On The Solent conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic headings.

The deeds to my property are lost. The lawyers who handled the conveyancing in Lee On The Solent 10 years ago no longer exist. What are my next steps?

You no longer need to have the physical deeds to establish that you are the owner of your registered land or property, as the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.

How does conveyancing in Lee On The Solent differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Lee On The Solent contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is constructed. This is because new home sellers in Lee On The Solent usually buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Lee On The Solent or who has acted in the same development.

Is it possible to transfer to a new solicitor as I have to retain a firm on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing list. I instructed a family conveyancing solicitor in Lee On The Solent five minutes from me but she is not accepted by Bank of Ireland

It would be our pleasure to assist you find a conveyancing solicitor in Lee On The Solent on the Bank of Ireland panel. Please note that the law firms that we on the directory do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Lee On The Solent. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this site, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Lee On The Solent.

I have just started marketing my ground floor apartment in Lee On The Solent. Conveyancing lawyers have not yet been instructed, however I have recently received a quarterly maintenance charge demand – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to suggest that you should pay the invoice as you normally would as all rents and service invoices will be allotted on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer unless 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.

Lee On The Solent Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    Make sure you investigate if the the lease includes any adverse restrictions in the lease. For instance it is very common in Lee On The Solent leases that pets are not allowed in in a block in Lee On The Solent. If you love the flatin Lee On The Solent but your cat can’t live with you then you will be faced hard compromise. It would be sensible to find out as much as possible about the company managing the building as they will either make life much simpler or problematic. As the proprietor of a leasehold property you will be at the mercy of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to practical issues like the tidiness of the common parts. Ask other people whether they are happy with them. In conclusion, find out the dates that the maintenance fees are due to the relevant party and precisely what it includes. You should be aware that where the lease has fewer than eighty years it will have adverse implications on the marketability of the apartment. Check with your mortgage company that they are content with the length of the lease. A short lease means that you will most likely have to extend the lease sooner rather than later and you need to have some idea of what this would cost. Remember, in most cases you will be required to have been the owner of the premises for 24 months before you are eligible to extend the lease.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Lee On The Solent regulated by the SRA

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

  • Donnelly & Elliott Ltd, 38 Stoke Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1JG
  • Kingswell Berney Limited, 9 Stoke Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1LT
  • Brutton & Co, 288 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0AJ
  • Starbuck And Mack, 227 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0HA
  • Starbuck & Mack, 227 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0HA

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Lee On The Solent

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Lee On The Solent with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Donnelly & Elliott Ltd, 38 Stoke Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1JG
  • Kingswell Berney Limited, 9 Stoke Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1LT
  • Brutton & Co, 288 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0AJ
  • Warner Goodman Llp, Portland Chambers, 66 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0JR
  • Churchers Bolitho Way, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL

Planning law solicitors in Lee On The Solent regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Lee On The Solent practicing in planning law. This could include advice on special planning controls
  • Diana Deacon Limited, 36 Castle Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7QZ
  • Saulet Townsend Limited, Froddington House, Cumberland Business Centre, Northumberland Road, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 1DS
  • Blake Morgan Llp, Harbour Court, Compass Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4ST
  • Blake Lapthorn, Harbour Court, Compass Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4ST
  • Blake Morgan Group Llp, Harbour Court, Compass Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4ST

Neighboring Locations

Locks Heath
Whiteley
Fareham
Lee On The Solent
Gosport
East Cowes
Binstead
Wootton Bridge
Ryde

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

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