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You can try and find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Petersfield but be careful as you may get what you pay for.

Reasons to use our Petersfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more bespoke service. Online forums often suggest that in selecting a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 Personal touch together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Petersfield home moves can become a lot more protracted as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based hundreds of miles away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Petersfield
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Petersfield is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 5 The firms identified on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Petersfield since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Petersfield

Would the conveyancing lawyers via your comparison service execute conveyancing in Petersfield by way of an attended exchange?

There are a few conveyancing specialists carrying out attended exchanges. Please call us to receive a conveyancing quote and details as to availability.

We are buying a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Petersfield who is on the Skipton conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Skipton . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Petersfield.

A relative suggested that where I am buying in Petersfield I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is occasionally included in the estimate for your Petersfield conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Petersfield around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Petersfield Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Petersfield.

My father has suggested that I instruct his conveyancers in Petersfield. Do I take his guidance?

There are no two ways about it it’s preferable to choose a conveyancing solicitor is to have recommendations from friends or relatives who have used the firm you're are thinking of instructing.

I only have Sixty One years remaining on my flat in Petersfield. I now want to get lease extension but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be granted an extra 90 years by the Court. You will be obliged to demonstrate that you have made all reasonable attempts to track down the landlord. On the whole an enquiry agent would be useful to carry out a search and prepare an expert document which can be used as evidence that the landlord is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a solicitor both on investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the application to the County Court overseeing Petersfield.

I purchased a split level flat in Petersfield, conveyancing was carried out in 2000. How much will my lease extension cost? Comparable properties in Petersfield with a long lease are worth £179,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 charged once a year. The lease ends on 21st October 2079

With 57 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to range between £26,600 and £30,800 plus legals.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure without more detailed investigations. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional concerns that need to be considered and clearly you 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.

My wife and I are are looking to find an affordable conveyancing solicitor in Petersfield to assist me in selling my place. I am aware of the risk of getting ripped off but with plenty Petersfield conveyancing firms to choose from...who's the best?

If you’ve never used a conveyancing practitioner in the past, a trustworthy recommendation via relatives or friends is a great place to start and is often a good indicator of quality. Alternatively, view the Law Society’s online list of lawyers in Petersfield or make use of our search facility to select a conveyancing lawyer in Petersfield.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Petersfield

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Petersfield with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Burley & Geach, 8 Swan Street, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3AE
  • Mackarness & Lunt, 16 High Street, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3JJ
  • Macdonald Oates Llp, Walltree Court, St. Peters Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3HT
  • Rebecca Kirby Family Law, North Lodge, Empshott, Liss, Hampshire, GU33 6HN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Petersfield regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Petersfield practicing in commercial conveyancing in Petersfield. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Burley & Geach, 8 Swan Street, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3AE
  • Mackarness & Lunt, 16 High Street, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3JJ
  • Donna L Corbin, Antrobus House Business Centre, Antrobus House, 18 College Street, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4AD
  • Macdonald Oates Llp, Walltree Court, St. Peters Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3HT

Home selling conveyancing in Petersfield usually includes the following:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and related papers
  • Forwarding draft papers to the conveyancing practitioner retained by the buyer
  • Negotiating contracts and responding to additional enquires from the buyer’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Answering requisitions prepared by the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and wiring funds to the vendor, the estate agent and paying off the home loan (if applicable)

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

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