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Top reasons to let us help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Radcliffe

  • 1 There is a distinct possibility the other side’s solicitors are located in Radcliffe - if so both parties will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 This site is the first site offering you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Radcliffe will be conducted by a solicitor on your bank authorised panel.
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that Radcliffe conveyancer have developed very good working relationships with Radcliffe local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your home move in Radcliffe.
  • 4 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Radcliffe are familiar with the local concerns peculiar to Radcliffe and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 Radcliffe solicitors are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Radcliffe since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Radcliffe

The Radcliffe conveyancing lawyers that just started acting on my purchase in Radcliffe have suddenly shut down. I only went with them because I needed a lawyer on the HSBC conveyancing panel and my preferred Radcliffe lawyer was not. I cut them a cheque for two hundred pounds in advance. What should be my next steps?

If you have an estate agent involved then inform them straight away so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to reasons beyond your control. Most sellers would be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You will need to appoint new lawyers that are on the HSBC conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money, it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new solicitors may be able to help.

Various web forums that I have frequented warn that are a common reason for hinderance in Radcliffe house deals. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published conclusions of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Searches are unlikely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in Radcliffe.

I have been pointed in your direction by a number of estate agents in Radcliffe to select a solicitor on your site. Is there a financial upside for Estate Agents to promote your site ahead of alternative conveyancing organisations?

We refuse to make any financial incentive for directing people to this site. We thought it would be too underhand to pay a commission as members of the public would think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

We are one month into a residential purchase having been referred to solicitors by the selling agent to execute conveyancing in Radcliffe. We are not happy. Could you you assist me in finding new conveyancers?

They would have to be very poor in order to consider changing them. Has your loan offer been sent? If so you will need to inform them of the new contact details and get the mortgage documents are re-issued. Your conveyancer needs to be on the banks panel to avoid supplemental fees and delays. So that should be your starting point. Our find a solicitor tool will help you find a bank approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Radcliffe

Do you have any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in Radcliffe from the point of view of speeding up the sale process?

  • Much of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Radcliffe can be reduced where you instruct lawyers the minute your agents start marketing the property and ask them to collate the leasehold documentation which will be required by the purchasers’ solicitors.
  • Many landlords or Management Companies in Radcliffe charge for supplying management packs for a leasehold property. You or your lawyers should find out the actual amount of the charges. The management information can be applied for on or before finding a buyer, thus reducing delays. The average time it takes to receive management information is three weeks. It is the most frequent reason for frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Radcliffe. You may think that you are aware of the number of years left on your lease but it would be wise to verify this by asking your conveyancers. A purchaser's conveyancer will not be happy to advise their client to proceed with the purchase of a leasehold property the lease term is below 75 years. It is therefore important at an early stage that you identify whether the lease for your property needs extending. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your premises on the market for sale. Some Radcliffe leases require Landlord’s consent to the sale and approval of the buyers. If this is the case, it would be prudent to notify your estate agents to make sure that the purchasers put in hand bank and professional references. The bank reference will need to confirm that the buyers are financially capable of paying the annual service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the actual amount of the service charge so that they can pass this information on to the buyers or their solicitors.

Radcliffe Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    How long is the Lease? It is important to be aware whether window replacement or some other major work is due in the near future to be shared between the leasehold owners and will materially increase the the service costs or require a specific invoice. What is the name of the managing agents?

Our lenders have just issued us with a mortgage offer. We have retained a local conveyancer in Radcliffe two days ago. A couple of hours ago, our broker contacted us saying that the lender said that we cannot use our solicitor as they aren't on their panel. As novices, we had no idea that the mortgage company had a say Is this legal?

You can actually select any property lawyer you prefer to select including the said conveyancer in Radcliffe nevertheless if they are not on the your bank's approved list you will have to incur an extra fee so the mortgage company can retain their own solicitors as well to protect their interest. On occasion it is possible your preferred conveyancing firm to get added to the mortgage company list of approved firms. You can use web-based search facilities such as lenderpanel.com to find a conveyancing solcitor in Radcliffe on the bank panel. You can go into your high street bank branch in Radcliffe. They will know some good conveyancing solicitors in Radcliffe on the approved list.

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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 firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Radcliffe with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on wrongful eviction

  • 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 specialising in commercial conveyancing in Radcliffe. This may include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • 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

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

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