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Reasons to use our New Forest conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in New Forest regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 2 New Forest solicitors work in conjunction with New Forest estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 3 New Forest conveyancing lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in New Forest have a grasp oflocal concerns peculiar to New Forest and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 Chances are that the the conveyancers for the other party have offices in New Forest - if so sets of solicitors are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past

Examples of recent conveyancing in New Forest since November 2023*


of flat Gosport Lane SO43 7BF, purchased for £161,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities


of flat Brookley Road SO42 7PY, at a price of £191,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in New Forest

What is the most effective way to find the right solicitor to provide a quality service for my conveyancing in New Forest?

Option 1 is to ask your friends and family who they would recommend.

Option 2 is to search the web for conveyancing in New Forest. Pick up the phone to a couple or more firms listed and request that they email you their conveyancing estimate and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will oversee your conveyancing in advance ofmaking your decision.

Third is to use this site to assist you in finding the right lawyers for you based on your personal expectations including location,deadlines, complexity and who the proposed lender is. Do not be teased by ninety nine pound conveyancing in New Forest

I am considering applying for a Nottingham mortgage for purchase of a new build (under development) in New Forest with 70% LTV. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Nottingham ?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Nottingham will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with an additional lawyer added to the mix, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

I opted to have a survey done on a house in New Forest before retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor has said that some banks tend not issue a mortgage on such a house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in New Forest. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in New Forest especially if they are accustomed to such properties in New Forest.

What tools are available to locate a New Forest law firm on the Chelsea Building Society conveyancing panel? I am a keen cyclist and am prepared to travel upto 20miles to meet the lawyer.

You can use the tool on this page. Please choose the bank and your location and you will see a number of New Forest conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have listed some New Forest conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can telephone them to verify whether they are on the Chelsea Building Society member panel

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing lawyer in New Forest for my purchase. Can I review a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?

Members of the public can review presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from investigations commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For information Pre 2008, or to check a firm's history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA sometimes recorded call for training purposes.

Estate agents have just been given the go-ahead to market my basement flat in New Forest. Conveyancing lawyers have not yet been instructed, however I have just received a half-yearly maintenance charge invoice – what should I do?

The sensible thing to do is discharge the invoice as you normally would as all rents and service invoices should be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you will be reimbursed by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Leasehold Conveyancing in New Forest - A selection of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    Is there a share of the freehold? Be sure to enquire if there are any onerous restrictions in the lease. For instance some leases prohibit pets being permitted in in a block in New Forest. If you like the flatin New Forest but your cat is not allowed to live with you then you have a very difficult choice. On the whole the cost for major works tend not to be wrapped into the service charges, albeit that there some managing agents in New Forest obliged tenants to contribute towards a sinking fund created for the specific intention of establishing a fund for major repairs or maintenance.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in New Forest regulated by the SRA

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

  • Ross Carter, Fairhaven, Rhinefield Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7SQ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in New Forest regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in New Forest specialising in commercial conveyancing in New Forest. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Ross Carter, Fairhaven, Rhinefield Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7SQ

Typically, New Forest conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Checking the title to the property
  • Undertaking New Forest conveyancing searches with respect to the property
  • Considering the draft contract pack and other documentation received from the vendor’s conveyancer
  • Raising questions with the owner’s conveyancer
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase contract
  • Assessing replies provided by the seller to pre-contract enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (where relevant)
  • Preparing and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Completion of and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in ownership and the mortgage (where applicable) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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