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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Longthorpe’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Longthorpe.

Reasons to use our Longthorpe conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Longthorpe are familiar with the local concerns peculiar to Longthorpe and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 2 Personal touch together with pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Longthorpe conveyancing can be made significantly more stressful because of poor communication 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 quickly.
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that Longthorpe conveyancer have developed excellent connections with Longthorpe local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your home move in Longthorpe.
  • 4 Longthorpe property lawyers work in conjunction with Longthorpe estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 5 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Longthorpe has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Longthorpe since November 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Longthorpe

I am purchasing a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Longthorpe who is on the Aldermore approved. Can you recommend a local conveyancing firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Aldermore in certain locations such as Longthorpe. We dont recommend any particular firm.

My wife and I are purchasing a house in Longthorpe. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a conveyancer? On completion day we have to deposit money into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our monies?

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 have a mortgage agreed in principle with Yorkshire BS. Longthorpe conveyancing solicitors have been appointed. How long does it take for Yorkshire BS to send the offer to the lawyer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Yorkshire BS completed the valuation? Have you advised Yorkshire BS as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

Having read lots of house buying guides, I note that it is considered advisable to get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my local Longthorpe solicitor - who is on the Nottingham conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. is that correct?

Nottingham will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Nottingham 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. Your solicitor will not organise the survey but they may be able to put you in touch with a local one that they recommend. RICS offers a find a surveyor service (just google it) where you can search for a qualified surveyor by your Longthorpe postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Nottingham, you could contact them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors in Longthorpe.

Do I need to pay for insurance to cover chancel repairs when buying a property in Longthorpe?

Unless a prior purchase of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you could expect solicitors delivering conveyancing in Longthorpe to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

How do I use the search facility to select a conveyancing solicitor in Longthorpe on the approved list for my bank?

Step one is to choose a bank such as Santander, Leeds Building Society or Aldermore then specify your preferred area such as Longthorpe. Conveyancing organisations in Longthorpe and beyond will then be identified.

We expect to complete the sale of our £400,000 maisonette in Longthorpe on Tuesday in a week. The landlords agents has quoted £396 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and previous years statements of service charge. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge exorbitant fees for a leasehold conveyance in Longthorpe?

For the majority of leasehold sales in Longthorpe conveyancing will involve, questions about the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :

    Answering pre-contract enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Longthorpe Supplying insurance information Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your lawyer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Longthorpe leasehold premises is £350. For Longthorpe conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to supply answers.

I invested in buying a 1st floor flat in Longthorpe, conveyancing was carried out in 2005. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Similar properties in Longthorpe with over 90 years remaining are worth £202,000. The ground rent is £60 invoiced every year. The lease ends on 21st October 2077

You have 56 years left to run the likely cost is going to span between £29,500 and £34,000 plus professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to advice on a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other issues that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action based on this information before getting professional advice.

What can I do to determine who is the owner of a house in Longthorpe?

As long as the property is recorded at HM Land Registry, and you have the details of the location of the property, you will be able to view results from the HMLR of the recorded owner for a a minimal charge.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Longthorpe regulated by the SRA

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

  • Hunt & Coombs Llp, 35 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6AG
  • Buckles Solicitors Llp, Grant House, 101 Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1NG
  • Sloan Plumb Wood Llp, Apollo House, Minerva Business Park, Lynchwood, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 6QR
  • Terrells Llp, 61 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2SE
  • Jeremy Roberts & Co, 73 Park Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2TN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Longthorpe regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Longthorpe practicing in commercial conveyancing in Longthorpe. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Hunt & Coombs Llp, 35 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6AG
  • Buckles Solicitors Llp, Grant House, 101 Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1NG
  • Sloan Plumb Wood Llp, Apollo House, Minerva Business Park, Lynchwood, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 6QR
  • Terrells Llp, 61 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2SE
  • Jeremy Roberts & Co, 73 Park Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2TN

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Longthorpe regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Longthorpe but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Pirie Palmann Ltd, Priestgate House, PE1 1JN

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

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