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Loughborough Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 August was the busiest month and September was the next busiest month while February was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Loughborough
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £4,311
  • 3 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 4 Average time from start to completion was 69 days for conveyancing in Loughborough
  • 5 Percentage of cases in Loughborough that are buy to let is 11%

Examples of recent conveyancing in Loughborough since November 2023*


of terraced premises, Briscoe Lane, LE12 8UF completing on 24/11/2023 at a price of £370,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, securing official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Loughborough

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

If you are buying a property in Loughborough your lawyer will request that you to provide them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Normally this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. When the down payment is as part of the sale price then this should be required shortly ahead of contracts are exchanged. Any further balance that is needed will be payable a couple of days ahead of the completion date.

I am selling my apartment in Loughborough. Will the solicitor have to be required to be on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel in order to deal with paying off my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their panel criteria fairly frequently in recent years.

This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as a 1st time purchaser of a two bedroom flat in Loughborough. Do I receive the keys to the property on completion from my lawyer? If this is the case, I will find a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Loughborough?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the completion advance to the owner’s solicitors, and once they have received this, you will be called to collect the keys from the property Agents and move into your new home. Usually this happens between 1 and 3pm.

I am planning to move home in April. Does my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you put forward a removal company in Loughborough. Conveyancing solicitor was found prior to coming across this website.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to pick up the house keys from the selling agent but this can only happen once the sellers solicitors advise the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be passed over. Subsequently you should inform the removal company that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a specific removal organisation but can help you choose a conveyancing in Loughborough or a solicitor with expertise in conveyancing in Loughborough.

My wife and I buying a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in Loughborough. We would like to carry out an extension to the side at the house.Will the conveyancing process include investigations to ascertain if these alterations were previously refused?

Your conveyancer should check the registered title as conveyancing in Loughborough will sometimes reveal restrictions in the title documents which prevent certain works or necessitated the consent of a 3rd party. Certain additions require local authority planning consent and approval in accordance building regulations. Some areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Loughborough. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Loughborough

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier?

Hoping to buy a property located in Loughborough and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Loughborough. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Loughborough area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Loughborough. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

Been looking for a lawyer for leasehold sale conveyancing in Loughborough. I'm selling, uncomplicated no mortgage to discharge, no hurry, currently vacant. Got a quote from a solicitor for £1000 including VAT which is a tad steep considering its so straightforward. Is it possible to find less expensive fees for conveyancing in Loughborough?

Given that it’s a sale only, £500 + VAT would be about the lowest for a Loughborough solicitor firm.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Loughborough

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Loughborough specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • J E Sale Limited, 20 Church Gate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UD
  • Bird Wilford & Sale, 19-20 Church Gate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UD
  • K J Vaughan Limited, 20 Church Gate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UD
  • Moss Solicitors Llp, 80-81 Woodgate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2XE
  • T. C. Dunbar Limited, 80-81 Woodgate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2XE

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Loughborough regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Loughborough with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Loughborough. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • J E Sale Limited, 20 Church Gate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UD
  • Bird Wilford & Sale, 19-20 Church Gate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UD
  • K J Vaughan Limited, 20 Church Gate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UD
  • Moss Solicitors Llp, 80-81 Woodgate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2XE
  • T. C. Dunbar Limited, 80-81 Woodgate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2XE

Home buying in Loughborough is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Checking the title to the property
  • Undertaking Loughborough property searches for the property
  • Considering the draft contract pack and other documentation prepared the seller’s conveyancer
  • Raising questions with the vendor’s conveyancer
  • Negotiating the sale contract
  • Going through replies supplied by the seller to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer document
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (if applicable)
  • Drawing up and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in ownership and the home loan (if relevant) at the Land Registry.

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

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