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Reasons to use our Prescot conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Prescot 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.
  • 2 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Prescot has a number to select from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 3 No matter what any other sites advise it could be important to pop into your conveyancer to execute documents. There are enough parties engaged in a house sale without needing to include Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 4 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party are located in Prescot - if so sets of lawyers will be less confrontational
  • 5 Prescot conveyancer are the key to a successful Prescot home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction

Examples of recent conveyancing in Prescot since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Prescot

My Prescot solicitor has discovered a discrepancy between the surveyor’s assumptions in the valuation survey and what is in the legal papers for the property. My solicitor has advised that he is obliged to check that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s course or action legitimate?

Your solicitor must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may affect a commercial property in Prescot?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Prescot will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Prescot. The search result provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Prescot.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Prescot it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can cause delays to Prescot commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Prescot.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Prescot?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Prescot. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

About to purchase a new build apartment in Prescot. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Prescot

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

I have been recommended by a couple of local estate agents in Prescot to find a property lawyer using your seach tool. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to promote your site rather than another?

We don’t offer any commission for directing people in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission as a client could think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

I am a couple of weeks into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to a firm by the selling agent to do our conveyancing in Prescot. I am am extremely disappointed with the level of service. Can you you assist me in finding new solicitors?

A conveyancer would have to be very bad to suggest replacing them. Has the mortgage been issued? If so you must advise them of the replacement conveyancer and get the mortgage documents are re-issued. Your solicitor ideally should be on the mortgage company panel to avoid supplemental costs and complications. So that should be your first question of the new solicitors. Our search tool should help you find a bank approved solicitor for your home move in Prescot

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Prescot regulated by the SRA

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

  • Angels Solicitors, 17 Smithford Walk, Tarbock Green, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 1SF
  • Hogans Solicitors Limited, 10 Station Street, Rainhill, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 0LP
  • Maria Fogg Family Law Ltd, 25 Derby Road, Huyton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L36 9UG
  • Levins Solicitors, The Willows, 2 Rupert Road, Huyton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L36 9TF
  • Gary Williams Solicitors Limited, Grasmere House, 155 Leathers Lane, Halewood, Liverpool, Merseyside, L26 1XG

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Prescot regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Prescot specialising in commercial conveyancing in Prescot. This may include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Angels Solicitors, 17 Smithford Walk, Tarbock Green, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 1SF
  • Levins Solicitors, The Willows, 2 Rupert Road, Huyton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L36 9TF
  • Simply Social Housing Limited, Oid Bank House, 1a Deacon Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6EA
  • Byrne Frodsham & Co, 1-3 Deacon Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6EB
  • Nyland & Beattie, 61-63 Albert Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6JS

Conveyancing in Prescot is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Checking the title to the property
  • Conducting Prescot conveyancing searches with respect to the property
  • Reviewing draft contract pack and other papers collated by the owner’s lawyer
  • Raising queries with the owner’s lawyer
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase contract
  • Assessing replies given by the seller to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (where relevant)
  • Preparing and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion formalities
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the purchase and the home loan (if applicable) at the Land Registry.

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

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