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Main reasons to let us help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Markyate

  • 1 Markyate solicitors work in conjunction with Markyate estate agents, developers, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to clients every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 2 Markyate lawyer are the key to a successful Markyate conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 3 Notwithstanding what other solicitors may claim it may be necessary to pop into your lawyer to sign documents. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a conveyancing transaction without having to add Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 4 Using a high street Solicitor generally results in a more bespoke service. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 5 This site is the first site that enables you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in Markyate will be carried out by a law firm on your mortgage lender’s member panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Markyate since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Markyate

I am in the process of refinancing my home in Markyate, does my lawyer need to be on the Lloyds Solicitor panel?

In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on the Lloyds conveyancing panel, but Lloyds would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same conveyancing matter.

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

There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Markyate and Solicitor firms in Markyate who can assist with your conveyancing We would stress that the two are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in transferring property. The two can deal with associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.

I am assisting my mother sell her house in Markyate. Does the conveyancer order the energy performance certificate or should I organise this?

Following the abolition of HIPs, energy performance certificates was maintained a required element of selling a property. An energy performance certificate should be commissioned before the property is advertised. This is not as aspect of the sale process that law firms ordinarily organise. If you are using a Markyate conveyancing practitioner they may be able to arrange EPC’s due to their contacts with long established local providers

Is it the case that all Markyate solicitor firms on the TSB conveyancing panel are regulated by the SRA?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the TSB approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the SRA. Some mortgage companies do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the firms would be regulated by the CLC.

A colleague advised me that where I am purchasing in Markyate I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is usually included in the estimate for your Markyate conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Markyate around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Markyate Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Markyate.

I am buying a new build flat in Markyate. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Markyate

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? 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. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

Taking into account that I am about to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds on 3 bedroom house in Markyate I would like to have a conversation with the solicitor about myhome move before instructing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

Absolutely - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the solicitor due to be doing your conveyancing in Markyate.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important person, not a matter reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are quoted for residential conveyancing in Markyate should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

Do online conveyancing organisations do everything a local Markyate solicitor does or do I still need to employ a solicitor for the final stages for my conveyancing in Markyate?

If you instruct an online conveyancer they will cover all the work your Markyate solicitor would cover.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Markyate regulated by the SRA

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

  • Akl Solicitors Ltd, 41 Adelaide Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5BD
  • Akl Solicitors, 41 Adelaide Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5BD
  • Machins Solicitors Llp, Victoria Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2BS
  • Neves Solicitors Llp, 8 George Street West, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2DA
  • Noble Solicitors, 26-28 Stuart Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2SW

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Markyate regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Markyate practicing in commercial conveyancing in Markyate. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Carr & Co, 103 Dunstable Road, Redbourn, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 7PR
  • Akl Solicitors, 41 Adelaide Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5BD
  • Akl Solicitors Ltd, 41 Adelaide Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5BD
  • Machins Solicitors Llp, Victoria Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2BS
  • Neves Solicitors Llp, 8 George Street West, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2DA

Planning law solicitors in Markyate regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Markyate with expertise in planning law. This will likely include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Taylor Walton Llp, 28-44 Alma Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2PL
  • Perrins Solicitors Llp, 10 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US
  • Alban Perrin Limited, 10 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US

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

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