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  • 1 Excellent communication together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Patcham home moves can become significantly more protracted as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 2 The Patcham conveyancing firms that are identified are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Patcham
  • 3 Patcham solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Patcham conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your conveyancing
  • 4 Patcham solicitor are the key to a successful Patcham home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 Lawyer conveyancing firms have excellent personal links with Patcham selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Patcham since June 2022*

Disposal

of semi-detached premises, Ladies Mile Road, BN1 8QE completing on 27/06/2022 at a price of £630,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of semi premises, Patchdean, BN1 8LZ completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £405,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of house residence, Overhill Gardens, BN1 8ND completing on 17/06/2022 at a price of £475,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of semi-detached property, Bramble Rise, BN1 5GE completing on 17/06/2022 at a price of £565,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Patcham

My husband and I intend to remortgage our penthouse in Patcham with HSBC. We have a son 18 who lives with us. Our solicitor has asked us to disclose anyone over the age of 17 other than ourselves who reside at the property. The solicitor has now sent a form for our son to sign, giving up any rights in the event that the apartment is forfeited by the lender. I have two concerns (1) Is this form unique to the HSBC conveyancing panel as he did not need to sign this form when we remortgaged 3 years ago (2) Does our son by signing this giving up his entitlement to inherit the property?

On the face of it your lawyer has done nothing wrong as it is established procedure for any occupier who is aged 17 or over to sign the necessary Consent Form, which is purely to state that any rights he has in the property are postponed and secondary to HSBC. This is solely used to protect HSBC if the property were re-possessed so that in such circumstances, your son would be legally obliged to leave. It does not impact your son’s right to inherit the apartment. Please note that if your son were to inherit and the mortgage in favour of HSBC had not been discharged, he would be liable to take over the loan or pay it off, but other than that, there is nothing stopping him from keeping the property in accordance with your will or the rules of intestacy.

How up to date is your search tool for Patcham conveyancing solicitors on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel? Do Yorkshire BS send you an updated list?

Patcham conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Yorkshire BS directly.

What is the best way to discover of the solicitor carrying out my conveyancing in Patcham is on the bank’sapproved panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Birmingham Midshires thus paying £192.00 in another set of legal bill.

You should take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this web page. Please choose the mortgage company and type ‘Patcham’ or your location and you will be presented with numerous solicitors based in Patcham or near you.

Is it necessary to take out insurance to cover chancel repairs when buying a house in Patcham?

Unless a prior acquisition of the property completed after 12 October 2013 you can take it that lawyers handling conveyancing in Patcham to continue to suggest a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I own a leasehold flat in Patcham. Conveyancing and Birmingham Midshires mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1995. The conveyancing solicitor in Patcham who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of HMLR to be sure that this person is indeed the new freeholder. It is not necessary to incur the fees of a Patcham conveyancing lawyer to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

I purchased a 1 bedroom flat in Patcham, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Similar flats in Patcham with a long lease are worth £185,000. The ground rent is £65 per annum. The lease terminates on 21st October 2082

With 60 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to range between £20,000 and £23,000 plus legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information before getting professional advice.

We have an offer in principle from The Mortgage Works who have advised we could borrow up to £350k. When do I need to appoint a solicitor for conveyancing? Patcham is where we plan to move to.

It would be wise to appoint a lawyer now and ask them to create a file for you. This will kickstart: 1) the estate agent to send out the Sales Memo to all parties 2) the seller’s conveyancer to send out the draft contract. That being said, do not instruct your conveyancing practitioner to order searches until you have your valuation report from The Mortgage Works and you are happy to proceed.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Patcham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Hennings Solicitors, 138 Old London Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8YA
  • Sussex Law Limited, 45 Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8TA
  • La Law Limited, 7th Floor Telecom House, 125 - 135 Preston Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6AF
  • Dean Wilson Llp, Ridgeland House, 165 Dyke Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN3 1TL
  • Dakers Solicitors, 11-12 Queens Place, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4JY

Planning law solicitors in Patcham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Patcham with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Mayo Wynne Baxter Llp, Century House, 15-19 Dyke Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3FE
  • M S Page, 3 The Rise, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41 2PY

Whether you are going through a divorce or separation or simply wish to transfer your property to someone else, transfer of equity conveyancing in Patcham has some of the following tasks:

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Representing lender (where relevant)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Negotiating adjustments to the the Transfer deed
  • Communicating with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to relevant parties
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in proprietorship and the mortgage (where appropriate) at the Land Registry.

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

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