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Reasons to use our Penryn conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Regardless alternative lawyers may claim it could be important to pop into your conveyancer to execute legal papers. There are enough parties engaged in a conveyancing transaction without having to add the postman into the equation.
  • 2 Penryn lawyer are the key to a successful Penryn conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 3 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Penryn regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 4 Conveyancer conveyancing firms have very good personal links with Penryn selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Penryn 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.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Penryn since July 2022*


of apartment The Terrace TR10 8EN, at the agreed consideration of £180,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title


of semi-detached property, St Thomas Street, TR10 8JW completing on 07/07/2022 at a price of £278,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, ordering official copies of the title


of terraced premises, College Hill, TR10 8LG completing on 05/07/2022 at a price of £520,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor


of semi premises, Green Lane, TR10 8QJ completing on 06/07/2022 at a price of £329,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Penryn

Are the BSA planning on creating a searchable register to to identify firms on the Loughborough BS conveyancing panel for instance in Penryn?

We have not been informed any intention on the part of the BSA to promote such a register.

Have completed on a a detached house in Penryn , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to register the transfer to my name? My Penryn conveyancing solicitor has been painfully slow, so I want to be sure the registration formalities are dealt with.

As far as conveyancing in Penryn is concerned, registration is no faster or slower than the rest of England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can differ depending on the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry have to notify any interested persons or bodies. As of today roughly 80% of such applications are completed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be extensive hold-ups. Historically registration occurs once the new owner is living at the premises therefore post completion formalities is not always an essential issue yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer can communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

How does conveyancing in Penryn differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Penryn come to us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is built. This is because new home sellers in Penryn typically acquire the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Penryn or who has acted in the same development.

I opted to have a survey done on a property in Penryn in advance of instructing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor has said that some lenders tend not grant a loan on a flying freehold property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you e-mail us we can check with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Penryn. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Penryn especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Penryn.

My company is intending to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend solicitors offering no-sale-no fees for non-domestic conveyancing in Penryn for under £1,200?

We are happy to recommend firms who have well rounded knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Penryn, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. Whether you are looking to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will put you in touch with the right firm. Regarding the charges these will vary based on the structure and terms of the deal. Please provide us with your contact information or email so as to enable us to provide you with a detailed commercial conveyancing quote.

I work for a long established estate agent office in Penryn where we have experienced a few flat sales jeopardised due to leases having less than 80 years remaining. I have received conflicting advice from local Penryn conveyancing firms. Can you shed some light as to whether the vendor of a flat can commence the lease extension process for the buyer?

Provided that the seller has been the owner for at least 2 years it is possible, to serve a Section 42 notice to start the lease extension process and assign the benefit of the notice to the purchaser. The benefit of this is that the buyer need not have to wait 2 years to extend their lease. Both sets of lawyers will agree to form of assignment. The assignment needs to be completed before, or at the same time as completion of the disposal of the property.

Alternatively, it may be possible to agree the lease extension with the freeholder either before or after the sale. If you are informally negotiating there are no rules and so you cannot insist on the landlord agreeing to grant an extension or transferring the benefit of an agreement to the buyer.

Penryn Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    Generally speaking the outlay for major works are not built into the maintenance charges, albeit that there some managing agents in Penryn ask tenants to pay into a sinking fund created for the specific intention of building a fund for major works. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Penryn

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Penryn with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Hine Downing Llp, 8-14 Berkeley Vale, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3PH
  • Sharp & Rimmer, Hillhead, St. Mawes, Truro, Cornwall, TR2 5AL

Planning law solicitors in Penryn regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Penryn specialising in planning law. This should include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Hine Downing Llp, 8-14 Berkeley Vale, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3PH

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Penryn?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding acquiring and selling property and cover conveyancing nationwide not just Penryn. If instructing a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you should:
  • Have an honest and lawful service.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of legal services.
  • Enjoy the benefit of your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Receive a high standard of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your individual needs taken into account should a complaint be made.
  • Receive a timeous, objective and comprehensive service when if a complaint is made about your conveyancing in Penryn.

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

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