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Conveyancing in Macclesfield : Keep it Local

Macclesfield Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 955 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Macclesfield
  • 2 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 3 Average time frame of 173 days for registration of title in Macclesfield
  • 4 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £8,404
  • 5 72% freehold and 28% leasehold conveyancing in Macclesfield for this year to date

Examples of recent conveyancing in Macclesfield since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Macclesfield

It may have been a long time coming a loan agreement from Santander for the refinancing of my 3 bedroom maisonette is coming imminently. Are you able to put forward a cheap conveyancing lawyer in Macclesfield?

You are on the wrong site if you are in need of a cheap conveyancing solicitors in Macclesfield. Our goal is to offer affordable conveyancing but our intention is not to work with the cheapest lawyers. Do not be fooled by organisations offering the bait of ninety nine pound conveyancing in Macclesfield. The optimum result, in deciding on cheap conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst it will result in you invoiced for extras and still not get the service required.

I require conveyancing for an apartment in a relatively new development (6 years old) in Macclesfield. Almost all the properties have already been disposed of. Is it strictly necessary to order local searches for my conveyancing in Macclesfield?

You would be taking a significant risk in failing carrying out Macclesfield conveyancing searches. Without searches you have no clarity over flooding, environmental etc which may mean you walk away due to potential problems down the line. If you are buying without a mortgage there is no legal requirement to have them, but we would strongly advise in no uncertain terms that your lawyer conducts them. If time pressures and driving down costs are primary issues you should consider with your conveyancer about the possibility of search insurance

I have been told that property searches are a common reason for delay in Macclesfield house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the most frequent causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are unlikely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Macclesfield.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in last month in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Macclesfield is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Macclesfield are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Macclesfield you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Macclesfield may ascertain 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 property.

How do I identify a Macclesfield solicitor on the The Mortgage Works conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel upto 25miles to meet the conveyancer.

You can use the search on this website. Please select a bank and your location and you will see a number of Macclesfield conveyancing lawyers locally. We have listed some Macclesfield conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can ring them to check whether they are on the The Mortgage Works panel

We are soon to acquiring a apartment in Macclesfield. Conveyancing is not over but we wish to have our purchase price private from sites such as Nestoria. How could this be achieved ?

HMLR as a matter of law obliged to disclose price sold information on the official title for residential properties nationwide which includes homes in Macclesfield. The register of title is a public document, so the Land Registry would be breaking the law excluded specific homes such as your property in Macclesfield.

In essence you can make a request of HM Land Registry to hide the price paid entry however the response would be in the negative.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Macclesfield regulated by the SRA

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

  • Bennetts, 37 Market Place, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1DY
  • Blunts Solicitors Limited, 2 - 6 King Edward Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1AB
  • Wains, 39-43 Churchside, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1HW
  • Aboudi Bradley & Co, 35 Church Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6LB
  • Roberts Solicitors Limited, 42 Jordangate, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1EW

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Macclesfield

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Macclesfield specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Wains, 39-43 Churchside, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1HW
  • Pearson & Johnson Solicitors, 28 Great King Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6PL
  • Chafes Solicitors Llp, 32 London Road, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7DZ
  • Jackson Barrett & Gass Ltd, Smithy Annexe, 112 Adlington Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2LN
  • Stratford Solicitors Limited, Poynton Chambers, 130 London Road South, Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1LQ

Planning law solicitors in Macclesfield regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Macclesfield practicing in planning law. This may include advice on special planning controls
  • Chafes Solicitors Llp, 32 London Road, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7DZ

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

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