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Conveyancing in Lydney : Keep it Local

Top 5 reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Lydney

  • 1 Lydney property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Lydney conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your home move
  • 2 Over the years Lydney property lawyer have developed excellent working relationships with Lydney local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Lydney.
  • 3 The organisations listed on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 4 Excellent communication and a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Lydney home moves can become a lot more complicated as a result of lack of transparency 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 instantly.
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Lydney

Examples of recent conveyancing in Lydney since June 2022*


of apartment GL15 4SB, at buying sum of £88,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges


of house residence, The Millrough, GL15 5TE completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £210,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client


of detached residence residence, Valley Road, GL15 5QN completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £265,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor


of apartment Overstreet Green GL15 5GG, sold for £130,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lydney

My previous lawyer has sent a quote for £995 for leasehold conveyancing in Lydney. I am hoping to downsize from a newly refurbished property for £275,000. This sounds over the top. Is it above the average fee for conveyancing in Lydney?

The estimate does seem a tad overpriced. If you are happy to invest time comparing prices you may be able to shave off some of the expense by perhaps a hundred pounds. On the other hand, you maycome to regret opting for an an unknown solicitor. Remember to enquire the solicitor can represent your lender. Do employ our comparison tool to select a Lydney conveyancing practice on the banks member panel which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Lydney.

We are planning to acquire a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Lydney who is on the Lloyds approved panel. Can you recommend a local solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Lloyds . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Lydney.

My husband and I are purchasing a 2 bedroom apartment in Lydney with a loan from Nottingham Building Society.We like our Lydney conveyancing practitioner but Nottingham Building Society says he's not on their "panel". It seems we are left with no choice but to instruct a Nottingham Building Society panel firm or keep our preferred solicitor and pay for one of their panel ones to act for them. We feel as though this is unjust; is there anything we can do?

No, not really. The home loan issued to you contains various provisions, one of which will be that lawyers will be on the Nottingham Building Society solicitor panel. Until recently, most mortgage companies had large numbers of law firms on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. A further alternative is for your lawyer to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for Nottingham Building Society

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Lydney

There are two types of lawyers who can perform conveyancing in Lydney namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can administer conveyancing services that you need to complete the disposal or acquisition of property. They are both duty bound to handle Lydney conveyancing to the same quality and guidelines so you may be sure that your conveyancing will be properly carried out and that the requisite steps should be accurately attended to.

I just bought a house at auction in Lydney. Conveyancing is required. What is next?

Now that you are exchanged you now have to instruct a conveyancing solicitor soon as you are faced with a fast approaching a drop dead date to complete the transaction. Every auction property will have a bespoke legal set of papers. This should include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold premises the auction papers may include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing documentation relating to leasehold premises. You need to hand this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor ASAP. Do make sure that you have funds in place to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

Is it the case that all Lydney solicitor firms on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel are governed by the SRA?

As solicitors, in order to be on the Kent Reliance approved list of solicitors they would need to be governed by the SRA. The majority of banks do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such firms would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

I am downsizing from our home in Lydney and according to the buyers it appears that there is a possibility that the property was constructed land that was not decontaminated. A local conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the buyers are using a national conveyancing outfit as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Lydney. Having lived in Lydney for three years we know that this is a non issue. Is it a good idea to get in touch with our local Authority to obtain confirmation that there is no issue.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing solicitor already. Are they able to advise? You need to check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same sickness)

4 months have gone by following my purchase conveyancing in Lydney concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the property from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Lydney

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Lydney practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Lydney regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Lydney with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Lydney. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Pitman Blackstock White Limited, 6 Cavendish Buildings, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5HD

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Lydney regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Lydney but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Dean Conveyancing, 1 Regents Walk, GL15 5RF

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

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