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Main reasons to let us help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Radcliffe

  • 1 Radcliffe conveyancers have a crucial edge when it comes to Radcliffe conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your home move
  • 2 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have valuable personal connections with Radcliffe selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Radcliffe property lawyers work in partnership with Radcliffe estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 4 This site is the first site offering you the ability to check that your property ownership legalities in Radcliffe will be conducted by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s approved panel.
  • 5 Using a high street Solicitor in the main results in a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in appointing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Radcliffe since March 2022*

Acquisition

of apartment Hillingdon Road M45 7GL, purchased for £510,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of semi-detached residence, Bronte Avenue, BL9 9RW completing on 18/03/2022 at a price of £207,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Transfer

of flat Laburnum Park BL2 3BX, at sale price of £220,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Conveyance

of apartment Hardcastle Close BL2 4NR, acquired for £372,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Radcliffe

My partner’s step-father is a conveyancing practitioner. I suspect that I will receive friends and family rates for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of costs should I be paying for conveyancing in Radcliffe?

It’s sensible to seek two or three conveyancing quotes. Make use of our comparison tool on this page. The amounts will contrast greatly but the service one can expect differ between conveyancers as is true with most professions.

Is it correct that all Radcliffe CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel?

Some major lenders now use CQS as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s 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 join their panels.

Does a directory service exist listing HSBC panel conveyancers in Radcliffe on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such directory service on the CML or Building Society Association websites. Very few lenders make their panel listings available online. If you are seeking to appoint a Radcliffe conveyancing practitioner on the HSBC please use our facility.

My sealed bid on a property in Radcliffe has been agreed to, the vendors do however have a tied purchase. The sellers have placed an offer on somewhere, but it’s not yet tied up, and are looking at other flats booked. I have selected a nearby conveyancing solicitor in Radcliffe. What should be my next step? At what stage do I apply for the mortgage with Bank of Ireland?

It is understandable to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (home loan application is in the region of £1k, then valuation, Radcliffe conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you should check that your property lawyer is on the Bank of Ireland approved list. Regarding the next steps this very much depends on the specifics of your case, attraction to the property and on the state of the market. During a buoyant market many buyers will apply for the mortgage with Bank of Ireland and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their conveyancing practitioner to press on with searches.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Radcliffe in advance of retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. My surveyor advised that some lenders may not grant a loan on such a home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Radcliffe. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business offices in Radcliffe and how can your lawyers assist?

The particular law that you refer to gives protection to commercial lessees, giving them the dueness to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are involved. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act to your advantage and assist with commercial conveyancing in Radcliffe

There are only Seventy years unexpired on my flat in Radcliffe. I now wish to get lease extension but my landlord is can not be found. What are my options?

On the basis that you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be granted an extra 90 years by the magistrate. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to find the landlord. For most situations a specialist may be useful to try and locate and to produce a report which can be accepted by the court as evidence that the landlord can not be located. It is wise to seek advice from a conveyancer both on investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the application to the County Court overseeing Radcliffe.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Radcliffe - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    It would be wise to find out as much as possible about the company managing the block as they will impact your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you will be at the mercy of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to daily issues such as the cleanliness of the common parts. Ask other tenants what they think of them. On a final note, find out the dates that the service charges are due to the appropriate party and specifically what it includes. Is there a share of the freehold? It is important to be aware if redecorating or some other major work is due in the near future to be shared between the leaseholders and could well materially impact the level of the service costs or necessitate a specific invoice.

The lawyers handling our conveyancing in Radcliffe has sent documents to review that state the property is unregistered with epitome documents. Is it not the case that all houses in Radcliffe should be registered?

Almost 100% of property in Radcliffe is registered. An 'epitome' is basically a dossier of photocopies of documents affecting an unregistered title. Plenty of Radcliffe conveyancing lawyers should be able to handle this type of conveyancing but where uncertainty reigns the standard proposition presently is for the vendor’s solicitor to address the registration formalities first and then deal with the transfer to the buyer - this can though naturally cause a drawn-out conveyancing.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Radcliffe regulated by the SRA

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

  • A.s. Matthews Limited, 136 Park Lane, Whitefield, Manchester, Lancashire, M45 7PX
  • Nesbit Law Group Llp, Warth Business Centre, Warth Park, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 9TB
  • Knightbridge Law Limited, 115 Radcliffe Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 9LD
  • Vanstone Law Limited, The Vanstone, 40 Parkhills Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 9AT
  • Sovereign Solicitors, 35 Knowsley Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0ST

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Radcliffe

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Radcliffe with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Sheldon Davidson Solicitors Limited, 219 Bury New Road, Whitefield, Manchester, Lancashire, M45 8GW
  • A.s. Matthews Limited, 136 Park Lane, Whitefield, Manchester, Lancashire, M45 7PX
  • Thomas Saul & Co, 6 Bury Old Road, Whitefield, Manchester, Lancashire, M45 6TF
  • Clough & Willis, 2 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0DT
  • Crompton Halliwell, 4-6 St. Marys Place, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Radcliffe regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Radcliffe practicing in commercial conveyancing in Radcliffe. This may include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • A.s. Matthews Limited, 136 Park Lane, Whitefield, Manchester, Lancashire, M45 7PX
  • Thomas Saul & Co, 6 Bury Old Road, Whitefield, Manchester, Lancashire, M45 6TF
  • Glp (prestwich) Llp, Portland Terrace, 9 Fairfax Road, Prestwich, Manchester, Lancashire, M25 1AS
  • Clough & Willis, 2 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0DT
  • Crompton Halliwell, 4-6 St. Marys Place, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EA

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