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Main reasons to let us help you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Miles Platting

  • 1 Miles Platting solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Miles Platting conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your conveyancing
  • 2 Miles Platting lawyers work in partnership with Miles Platting estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 3 Using a a family Solicitor on the whole results in a more personalised service. When using a large conveyancing firm, your matter is handled by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 4 Chances are that the other side’s solicitors are based in Miles Platting - if so both parties are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 No matter what any other lawyers say it may be necessary to visit your lawyer to execute contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already involved in a homemove without needing to add the postman into the pot.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Miles Platting since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Miles Platting

Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Miles Platting?

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Miles Platting and Solicitor firms in Miles Platting who can help with your conveyancing It is important to make clear that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal aspects of transferring property. They may both also handle other property legal work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.

We are aiming to move property in June. Should my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the day of completion. Incidentally, can you recommend a removal company in Miles Platting. Conveyancing firm was chosen before I stumbled across your site.

On the day of completion you can pick up the keys from the estate agent however this should only take place once the previous owners lawyers inform the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be collected. Subsequently you should tell the removal company that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a specific removal company but can help you locate a residential property solicitor in Miles Platting or a legal practice that specialises in conveyancing in Miles Platting.

Is it the case that all Miles Platting CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Kent Reliance conveyancing list of approved firms?

It is true that some lenders now utilise the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitor practices wishing to join their approved list of firms.

I require quick conveyancing in Miles Platting as I have an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line in less than one month. Luckily I do not need a mortgage. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are not taking a home loan you have the choice not to have searches carried out although no conveyancer would advise that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Miles Platting the following are examples of issues that can be revealed and therefore impact market value: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

I have todayfound out that Stirling Law have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Miles Platting for a purchase of a leasehold flat 12 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to see if the property is in your name, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Miles Platting conveyancing specialists.

I am buying a new build apartment in Miles Platting. Conveyancing is daunting 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 conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Miles Platting

    Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. 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. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business property in Miles Platting and how can your lawyers assist?

The 1954 Act gives protection to business tenants, giving them the a statutory right to apply to court for a new tenancy and continue in occupation at the end of an expired lease. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act to your advantage and handle your commercial conveyancing in Miles Platting

I want to let out my leasehold flat in Miles Platting. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask her. Do I need to ask my freeholder for their consent?

Your lease dictates the relationship between the landlord and you the flat owner; specifically, it will set out if subletting is prohibited, or permitted but only subject to certain conditions. The accepted inference is that if the lease contains no specific ban or restriction, subletting is permitted. Most leases in Miles Platting do not prevent strict prohibition on subletting – such a provision would adversely affect the market value the flat. In most cases there is simply a requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly sending a copy of the sublease.

I bought a leasehold flat in Miles Platting, conveyancing having been completed 9 years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Similar flats in Miles Platting with over 90 years remaining are worth £216,000. The ground rent is £50 invoiced every year. The lease ceases on 21st October 2093

You have 69 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to be between £9,500 and £11,000 plus professional fees.

The figure above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be considered and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Miles Platting

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Miles Platting with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Crown & Law Solicitors, 120 Riverpark Business Park, Riverpark Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M40 2XP
  • Imd Solicitors Llp, 15th Floor, 111 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2HY
  • Avh Legal Llp, 34 High Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M4 1QB
  • Premium Law Solicitors Ltd, 343 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M8 0SF
  • Rmb Solicitors Limited, City View House, 5 Union Street, Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire, M12 4JD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Miles Platting regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Miles Platting practicing in commercial conveyancing in Miles Platting. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Monarch Solicitors Ltd, Express Networks, 1 George Leigh Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M4 5DL
  • Aim Legal Limited, The Tube Business Centre, 86 North Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M8 8RA
  • Co-operative Legal Services Limited, 12th Floor, 1 Angel Square, Manchester, Lancashire, M60 0AG
  • Sound Counsel Limited, Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 2AP
  • Premium Law Solicitors Ltd, 343 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M8 0SF

Planning law solicitors in Miles Platting regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Miles Platting with expertise in planning law. This may include advice on compulsory purchases in Miles Platting
  • Chung & Co, 58-60 George Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 4HF
  • Gunnercooke Llp, 53 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4LQ
  • Brindle & Yam Solicitors, First Floor, 50 Faulkner Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 4FH
  • Berrymans Lace Mawer Llp, Kings House, 42 King Street West, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 2NU
  • Read Roper & Read, 11th Floor, Alberton House, St. Marys Parsonage, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 2WJ

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

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