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5 reasons to let us assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Poole

  • 1 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Poole are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Poole and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors have offices in Poole - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational
  • 3 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Poole has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 4 This site is the first site that enables you the facility to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Poole will be carried out by a conveyancer on your mortgage lender’s approved panel.
  • 5 Solicitor conveyancing firms have valuable personal connections with Poole selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Poole since August 2023*


of detached residence property, Thames Mews, BH15 1JY completing on 11/09/2023 at a price of £465,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities


of flat Serpentine Road BH15 2BT, acquired for £342,500. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties


of apartment Taverner Close BH15 1UP, at a price of £235,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties


of terraced property, Waldren Close, BH15 1XS completing on 31/08/2023 at a price of £320,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Poole

We selected a Poole based solicitor for my conveyancing in Poole yesterday. Upon checking the terms of engagement it is apparent thatI am responsible for fees even where the transaction does not complete. Would I be best advised to appoint an internet firm promising no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Poole?

Generally there is a compromise along the lines that if "No Sale No Fee" is offered then the fee levels will tend to be be more expensive to cover the cases that do not proceed. Do bear in mind that such promotions rarely protect you from outlay such your Poole conveyancing search charges.

As someone not used to conveyancing in Poole what is your top tip you can give me concerning the ownership transfer in Poole

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Poole and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is an abundance of opportunity for confrontation between you and others involved in the transaction. E.g., the seller, property agent and even potentially a mortgage company. Choosing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Poole an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE person in the legal process whose interest is to protect your best interests and to keep you safe.

On occasion a third party with a vested interest may try and sway you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For instance, the estate agent may claim to be helping by suggesting your conveyancer is dragging his heels. Or your financial adviser may tell you to do take action that is against your lawyers recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the conveyancing process.

Do I choose a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Poole?

There are two types of lawyers who can conduct conveyancing in Poole namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. The two can administer the legal services that required to complete the sale or acquisition of property. Both are duty bound to execute Poole conveyancing on similar standards and guidelines so you can be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be properly conducted and that all requisite procedures should be suitably followed.

It is not clear whether my bank requires a lease extension. I have telephoned my Poole bank branch on a couple of occasions and was reassured it wasn't a problem and they will lend. My Poole conveyancing solicitor - who is on the bank conveyancing panel- called to say that they refuse to lend in accordance with their specific requirements. I have no idea who is right.

Provided that the solicitor is on the lender approved list, she or he must follow the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook specifications for the lender. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the mortgage company will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the lender to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years remaining.

My sealed bid on a house in Poole has been accepted, but there is a chain. The vendors have offered on a flat, but it’s not yet tied up, and have viewings of other flats in the pipeline. I have selected a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in Poole. What should be my next step? At what stage should I apply for the mortgage with Nottingham?

It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur expenses prematurely (home loan application is approx £1k, then valuation, Poole conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you should check that your conveyancer is on the Nottingham approved list. As to the subsequent stages this very much depends on the specifics of your case, attraction to this property and on the state of the market. In a hot market many purchasers will apply for a home loan with Nottingham and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they ask their lawyer to move forward with searches.

I am buying a new build house in Poole with a mortgage from Bank of Scotland. The builders refused to budge the price so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The property agent suggested that I not reveal to my lawyer about the side-deal as it will jeopardize my loan with the lender. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

We are a couple of weeks into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the selling agent to carry out the conveyancing in Poole. I am not happy. Can you you assist me in finding new conveyancers?

A lawyer would have to be very poor to suggest replacing them. Has the loan offer been sent? If so you must inform them of the new contact details and ensure the loan are issued to the new lawyers. Your solicitor ideally needs to be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid escalating costs and complications. That should be your starting point. Our find a solicitor tool should assist you in finding a bank approved solicitor for your home move in Poole

Our lawyer in Poole has informed me that he requires proof of ID documents asserting that this is part of his obligations as a solicitor on the bank Solicitor panel. Am I being spun a yarn?

Due to Money Laundering Regulations your conveyancing lawyer is duty bound to confirm positively your identification when entering into a business relationship with you. It is a criminal offence if your lawyer not do this. If you do not provide ID early in the transaction the solicitor must refuse to act for you. It’s unlikely a lawyer will turn you away if you come to the first meeting without relevant ID but you will have to produce it at some point so you might as well bring it with you to the initial meeting so the lawyer can tick the ID verification box and start sorting out the conveyancing straight away. If you are getting a mortgage, your lawyer also has to check ID documents to satisfy the lender. This is not unique to conveyancing in Poole

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Poole regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Poole specialising in commercial conveyancing in Poole. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Ian Newbery & Co, 81-83 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1AH
  • Jacobs & Reeves, 153 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1AU
  • Simmonds, 247 High Street North, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1DX
  • Coles Miller Solicitors Llp, 44-46 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2PG
  • Woodstock Property Law Limited, 3 Woodstock Road, Poole, Dorset, BH14 8DS

Planning law solicitors in Poole regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Poole specialising in planning law. This could include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Coles Miller Solicitors Llp, 44-46 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2PG
  • Woodstock Property Law Limited, 3 Woodstock Road, Poole, Dorset, BH14 8DS
  • Laceys Solicitors Llp, 5 Poole Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5QL
  • Steele Raymond Llp, Richmond Point, 43 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6LR
  • Preston Redman Llp, Hinton House, Hinton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2EN

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

Licensed Conveyancers assist with the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales not just Poole. If instructing a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Receive an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of legal services.
  • Be supplied with your matters dealt with using care, skill and diligence.
  • Enjoy the benefit of 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.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Receive a speedy, independent and comprehensive service when if a complaint is made about your conveyancing in Poole.

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

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