Find a Lender-Approved Local Conveyancer in Looe

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

Reasons to use our Looe conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Looe property lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 2 Personal touch and a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Looe property deals can become a lot more complicated due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with strive to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party are based in Looe - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to be familiar
  • 4 The firms identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 5 Looe lawyers work in partnership with Looe estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is offered to home movers every step of the way, offering all the legal expertise and help you need

Examples of recent conveyancing in Looe since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Looe

Would the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site carry out attended exchange conveyancing in Looe?

There are a few conveyancing experts who can conduct personalised exchanges. Please call us to get a fee calculation and details as to dates.

I am considering applying for a Nationwide mortgage for purchase of a newly converted (under development) in Looe with 60% LTV. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Nationwide ?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Nationwide will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with two solicitors involved, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

Will my conveyancer be making enquiries about flooding during the conveyancing in Looe.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers conducting conveyancing in Looe. There are those who buy a property in Looe, completely expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Conveyancers are not best placed to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a various checks that can be initiated by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which will figure out the risks in Looe. The standard information given to a purchaser’s conveyancer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a usual inquiry of the owner to find out whether the premises has ever been flooded. If the residence has been flooded in past and is not notified by the vendor, then a purchaser may bring a claim for damages as a result of such an incorrect answer. A purchaser’s solicitors will also carry out an enviro report. This will disclose whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries will need to be carried out.

My wife and I have a 4 bedroom Victorian house in Looe. Conveyancing solicitor represented me and Lloyds TSB Bank. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are a couple of entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold under the exact same property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You should review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Looe and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also question the position with the conveyancing solicitor who conducted the work.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Looe is where the house is located. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Looe are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Looe you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Looe may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

I am 17 days into a residential purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the local agent to handle our conveyancing in Looe. I am am extremely disappointed with the quality of service. Could you you assist me in finding new solicitors?

They would need to be really bad in order to consider changing them. Has your loan offer been generated? In the event that it has you will need to advise them of the new conveyancer and have the mortgage documents are re-issued. Your solicitor ideally should be on the banks panel to avoid supplemental fees and complications. So that should be your first question of the new lawyers. Our find a solicitor tool will assist you in finding a lender approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Looe

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Looe

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Looe with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Mark Grassam Solicitors Limited, Fore Street, East Looe, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 1DN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Looe regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Looe with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Looe. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Mark Grassam Solicitors Limited, Fore Street, East Looe, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 1DN

Looe commercial property solicitors draw on a full range of commercial expertise offering advice on numerous aspects of commercial property law

    Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners Compulsory land purchase Commercial development (from overage and options through to site acquisitions and construction) Shops,offices,barn conversions, industrial units, commercial trading estates, retail and leisure developments and large residential estates Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites Comprehensive advice on planning issues

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

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