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Conveyancing in Sawston : Keep it Local

Reasons to use our Sawston conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Sawston property lawyers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 2 The companies shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more bespoke service. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in choosing a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 4 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Sawston regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Sawston and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 5 This site is the only site that enables you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Sawston will be carried out by a conveyancer on your bank approved panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sawston since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sawston

Do lenders provide you with an approved list of Sawston conveyancing solicitors? How do you know who is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel?

Sawston conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Yorkshire BS directly.

We're in Sawston, First time buyers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Coventry BS , and our solicitor is on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I am being advised by my lawyer that lack of planning permission insurance is required on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Sawston?

The right level of lack of planning permission indemnity insurance should be dictated by who your lender. It would differ for example between Santander and The Mortgage Works. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.

Can you point me to a directory of Aldermore panel conveyancers in Sawston on the Building Society Association’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such tool on the CML or Building Society Association sites. Very few lending institutions make their panel listings open the public over the internet. If you are in need of a Sawston lawyer on the Aldermore please use our tool.

Planning on purchasing a house in Sawston. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Principality conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Sawston conveyancer is on the Principality conveyancing panel.

I am purchasing my first flat in Sawston with a mortgage from Coventry Building Society. The sellers refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The house builders rep advised me not disclose to my lawyer about the side-deal as it could put at risk my mortgage with Coventry Building Society. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Sawston is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Sawston are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Sawston you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Sawston may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

Hoping to buy a property located in Sawston and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Sawston. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Sawston area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Sawston. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Sawston

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Sawston specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Purdys Solicitors Limited, 26 Pepperslade, Duxford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4XT
  • Nbm Massucco Shelbourne, Lincoln House, The Paddocks, 347 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DH
  • Thomson Webb & Corfield, 16 Union Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1HE
  • Houlden Sweeney Limited, Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH
  • Barr Ellison Llp, 39 Parkside, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Sawston regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Sawston with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Sawston. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Nbm Massucco Shelbourne, Lincoln House, The Paddocks, 347 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DH
  • M&r Secretarial Services Limited, Botanic House, 100 Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1PH
  • Dixon Phillips Limited, 22 Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1JP
  • Thomson Webb & Corfield, 16 Union Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1HE
  • Houlden Sweeney Limited, Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH

Residential conveyancing in Sawston almost always comprises the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and associated documents
  • Sending draft papers to the conveyancer acting for the purchaser
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and answering additional queries from the purchaser’s conveyancer
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Responding to requisitions prepared by the purchaser’s conveyancer
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and wiring funds to the vendor, the estate agent and redeeming the mortgage (where relevant)

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

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