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Reasons to use our Poynton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Poynton solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to Poynton conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your home move
  • 2 The Poynton conveyancing firms that are identified are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Poynton
  • 3 Regardless alternative companies tell you it could be necessary to attend your lawyer to execute contracts. There are various parties with engaged in a house sale without having to include Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Poynton 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 will expect.
  • 5 Excellent communication together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Poynton property deals can become a lot more protracted due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Poynton since June 2022*


of detached residence premises, Nelson Avenue, SK12 1RR completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £360,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges


of detached residence residence, Pochard Drive, SK12 1JU completing on 07/07/2022 at a price of £375,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities


of semi-detached property, Belvoir Avenue, SK7 6DL completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £370,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer


of terraced premises, Tideswell Road, SK7 6JG completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £400,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Poynton

After what seems like an age a mortgage agreement from HSBC for the remortgage of my 2 bedroom apartment is due imminently. Are you able to put forward a low cost conveyancing solicitor in Poynton?

This site is not designed to aid those in their quest for the lowest fares for conveyancing solicitors in Poynton. Our aim is to provide cost effective conveyancing but our intention is not to advertise as being the cheapest. Resist the temptation to appoint companies enticing you with £100 conveyancing in Poynton. Optimistically, in deciding on cheap conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst it will result in you invoiced for additional fees and still not receive the service required.

Our solicitor has identified a defect with the lease for the apartment we are buying in Poynton. The other side have offered title insurance as a solution. We are content with insurance and will pay for it. Our property lawyer says that he must be satisfied that the lender is content with this solution. Who is the client here, us or the mortgage company ?

Notwithstanding that you have a mortgage offer from the bank does not mean to say that the property will meet their provisions for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications. You and the bank are the client. The appropriate lender provisions must be adhered to.

Is it correct that all Poynton CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel?

It is true that some lenders now use CQS as the starting point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitor practices wishing to remain on their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.

When it comes to mortgage companies such as Yorkshire BS, do Poynton conveyancing practitioners have to pay a fee to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any bank fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.

I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Virgin Money. Poynton conveyancing lawyers are appointed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Virgin Money?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Virgin Money completed the survey? Have you informed Virgin Money as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

My company is hoping to take an assignment of a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend lawyers offering competitive costs for non-domestic conveyancing in Poynton for under 2k?

We can recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Poynton, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply property. Whether you are intending to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will find you the right firm. Regarding the costs these will vary based on the structure and terms of the proposed transaction. Let us have your details or telephone so as to enable us to provide you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.

My uncle has suggested that I use his lawyers for conveyancing in Poynton. Should I use them?

There are no two ways about it the best way to choose a conveyancing lawyer is to seek referrals from friends or family who have actually experience in using the conveyancer you're contemplating using.

I need to swap lawyers as my Poynton lawyer is not on the lender's approved list of conveyancing solicitors. Is it advisable to appoint a new law firm?

If you haven't yet appointed a conveyancer to commence the conveyancing and at this stage simply received an estimate as to costs, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in Poynton that you're considering.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Poynton regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Poynton specialising in commercial conveyancing in Poynton. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Stratford Solicitors Limited, Poynton Chambers, 130 London Road South, Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1LQ
  • O'neill Patient Solicitors Llp, Chester House, 2 Chester Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 5NT
  • Hargreaves Mounteney Limited, 22 The Village Square, Bramhall Centre, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 1AW
  • Commercial And Business Lawyers Ltd, 1 Levens Road, Newby Road Industrial Estate, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 5DL
  • Bramhall Solicitors, Errwood House, 212 Moss Lane, Bramhall, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 1BD

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Poynton regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Poynton but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • D R Dunkerley & Co , Property Lawyers, SK12 1RD
  • C S Conveyancing, 492/494 Hempshaw Lane, SK2 5TL
  • Maureen Patterson & Co, 196 Higher Hillgate, SK1 3QY

Planning law solicitors in Poynton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Poynton practicing in planning law. This may include advice on compulsory purchases in Poynton
  • Priority Law Limited, Lake View, Lakeside, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3GW
  • Jrb Law Limited, 42 Ricroft Road, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 5JR
  • Blue Sky Law Limited, 4 Broughville Drive, Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 5WH
  • Chafes Solicitors Llp, 32 London Road, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7DZ

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

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