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Salford Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average time frame of 115 days for registration of title in Salford
  • 2 Average time from start to completion was 82 days for conveyancing in Salford
  • 3 Percentage of cases in Salford that are buy to let is 42%
  • 4 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 5 23% freehold and 77% leasehold conveyancing in Salford for this year to date

Examples of recent conveyancing in Salford since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Salford

We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in Salford listed using your comparison tool but stumbled across some other fee calculations on the internet seem less pricey – why is this?

You can find plenty of conveyancing organisations marketing what appear to be the cheapest conveyancing in Salford. Our advice is to think twice as to how important this transaction is to you that want to be penny wise pound foolish concerning the standard of the conveyancing. Many of them highlight a low fee as a headline but plant supplemental fees in the fine print..

We are planning to acquire a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Salford who is on the Skipton conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Skipton . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Salford.

My colleague advised me that if I am buying in Salford I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is occasionally quoted for as part of the standard Salford conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Salford around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Salford.

Am I right to be wary that third parties that I am dealing with are recommending a factory type conveyancing firm rather than a High Street Salford conveyancing company?

As with many service providers, often suggestions from connections can be extremely useful or valuable. Nevertheless there are numerous players in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, mortgage brokers and lenders might all suggest solicitors to use. On occasion these conveyancers might be known to one of the organisations as being good in their field, but sometimes there behind the scenes commercial relationship behind the recommendation. You have the right to select your preferred lawyer. However, bear in mind that the majority of lenders operate an approved list of law firms you must use for the lender aspect of your transaction.

Should I use a Salford conveyancing practitioner who is local to the property I am purchasing? We have a good friend who can deal with the conveyancing however her office is over three hundred kilometers drive away.

The primary upside of using a high street Salford conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to sign documents, present your identification documents and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local Salford know how is a bonus. However nothing is more important than finding someone that will do a good and efficient job. If if people you trust instructed your friend and the majority were impressed that should surpass using an unknown Salford conveyancing solicitor just because they are based in the area.

I am hoping to put an offer on a small detached house that appears to be perfect, at a great figure which is making it all the more appealing. I have since found out that the title is leasehold rather than freehold. I would have thought that there are issues purchasing a leasehold house in Salford. Conveyancing advisers have not yet been instructed. Will they explain the issues?

Most houses in Salford are freehold rather than leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor used to dealing with such properties who can assist with the conveyancing process. We note that you are purchasing in Salford in which case you should be shopping around for a Salford conveyancing practitioner and be sure that they are used to dealing with leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the unexpired lease term. Being a tenant you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want with the house. The lease will likely included provisions such as obtaining the freeholder’sconsent to carry out alterations. You may also be required to pay a contribution towards the upkeep of the communal areas where the house is part of an estate. Your lawyer should advise you fully on all the issues.

Salford Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries before Purchasing

    Does the lease contain onerous restrictions? It would be prudent to discover if the the lease includes any onerous restrictions in the lease. By way of example it is reasonably common in Salford leases that pets are not allowed in in a block in Salford. If you like the apartmentin Salford yet your cat can’t move with you then you will be presented with a difficult choice. This question is helpful as a) areas could result in problems for the block as the common areas may begin to deteriorate where services are not paid for b) if the tenants have a dispute with the running of the building you will need to have full disclosure

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Salford regulated by the SRA

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

  • Khf Solicitors Ltd, 208 Chapel Street, Salford, Greater Manchester, M3 6BY
  • H.a.s Jones Limited, 2, The Malt House, Deva City Office Park, Trinity Way, Salford, Greater Manchester, M3 7BD
  • Bbs Law Ltd, 1 The Cottages, Deva Centre, Trinity Way, Salford, Greater Manchester, M3 7BE
  • Read Roper & Read, 11th Floor, Alberton House, St. Marys Parsonage, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 2WJ
  • Rowley Dickinson Limited, Cardinal House, 20 St Mary's Parsonage, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 2LY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Salford regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Salford practicing in commercial conveyancing in Salford. This will likely include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Baker Chase Llp, Suite 112 Salford Innovation Forum, 51 Frederick Road, Salford, Greater Manchester, M6 6FP
  • Aughton Ainsworth Limited, 2 Merchants Quay, Salford, Greater Manchester, M50 3XR
  • H.a.s Jones Limited, 2, The Malt House, Deva City Office Park, Trinity Way, Salford, Greater Manchester, M3 7BD
  • Bbs Law Ltd, 1 The Cottages, Deva Centre, Trinity Way, Salford, Greater Manchester, M3 7BE
  • Senate Solicitors Limited, 2nd Floor, 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 3EB

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Salford regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Salford but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, 3rd Floor Lee House, M1 5RR
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, 2nd Floor, Churchgate House, M1 6EU
  • Conveyancing Expert Limited, 117 Chorley Road, M27 4AA

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

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