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Reasons to use our Markfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Markfield is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Personal touch and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Markfield property deals can be made significantly more protracted as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Markfield conveyancers have a significant edge when it comes to Markfield conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your conveyancing
  • 4 Markfield property lawyers work in partnership with Markfield estate agents, developers, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 5 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors have offices in Markfield - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be on good working terms

Examples of recent conveyancing in Markfield since June 2022*

Disposal

of detached residence property, Main Street, LE67 1AG completing on 29/06/2022 at a price of £268,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Disposal

of semi residence, Fern Crescent, LE6 0BE completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £300,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Sale

of terraced residence, Danehill, LE6 0NG completing on 27/06/2022 at a price of £344,950. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of terraced premises, Sycamore Drive, LE6 0EW completing on 07/07/2022 at a price of £354,800. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Markfield

Are you able to suggest a Bank of Scotland approved Markfield conveyancing lawyer finish our home move within a very limited time frame? Would it be better to use a high street Markfield practice or a web based firm?

We would be happy to suggest some excellent Markfield conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the main road in Markfield. Visit two or three law practices and ask to see a conveyancing solicitor for a fee estimate. Discuss your time frames together with the reasons and get a commitment on your deadline. Choose the lawyer that you trust.

I have been told by my lawyer that defective lease insurance is required on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Markfield conveyancing?

The right level of defective lease indemnity insurance depends on who your lender is. It would differ for example between Santander and Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

We were going to get a DIP from Virgin Money this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Virgin Money recommend any Markfield solicitors on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Markfield solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Virgin Money through the process.

The formalities of my purchase has taken place for my property in Markfield. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. How do I make a complaint?

All lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.

What does a local search inform me concerning the house my wife and I buying in Markfield?

Markfield conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company such as Xpress Legal The local search is essential in every Markfield conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your new home. The search should supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic areas.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Markfield?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Markfield. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Markfield is where the house is located. Is there any guidance you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Markfield are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Markfield 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 Markfield 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 property.

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At this site receive a conveyancing costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the issues of your conveyancing in Markfield. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we are not in the business of charging firms a commission if you instruct them for your property ownership legalities in Markfield

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Markfield regulated by the SRA

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

  • Garrett Long Solicitors Limited, Florence Villa, 5 Leicester Road, Anstey, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 7AT
  • Crane And Walton Llp, 21-25 London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3JB
  • Matthew Needham Limited, 21-25 London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3JB
  • Mander Cruickshank Solicitors Llp, Berrisford Row, 101-105 Belvoir Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3PH
  • J A G Abbott Limited, Berrisford Row, 101-105 Belvoir Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3PH

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Markfield

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Markfield with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Crane And Walton Llp, 21-25 London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3JB
  • Matthew Needham Limited, 21-25 London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3JB
  • Websters Solicitors Limited, Bridle House, Nursery Lane, Quorn, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8BH

Markfield commercial property solicitors provide expert offering advice on numerous aspects of commercial property law

    complex procedures concerning renewal, rent reviews, dilapidations and the many obligations encountered by Landlords and Tenants of commercial premises Buying, selling and leasing land for registered charities Options and guarantees Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners Sale or acquisition of commercial property investments, including at auction

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

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