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Top reasons to use our service to help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Sawston

  • 1 The Sawston conveyancing firms that are listed are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Sawston
  • 2 Sawston solicitors work in partnership with Sawston estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to clients every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 3 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Sawston registered with the SRA or CLC.
  • 4 Experience means that Sawston property lawyer have developed valuable links with Sawston 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 house sale or purchase in Sawston.
  • 5 Sawston conveyancing lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sawston since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sawston

I am in need of a property lawyer. Should I go for for a nationwide conveyancer or a high street Sawston conveyancing lawyer?

Generally conveyancing lawyers in your neck of the woods will enjoy excellent alliances with your local authority, which can help with your Sawston conveyancing searches that your conveyancer will require. It also helps if they have existing connections with the Land Registry overseeing your area Sawston, other conveyancers in the area and Sawston selling agents.

We are buying a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Sawston who is on the Co-operative solicitor panel. Can you recommend a local conveyancing firm?

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

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Sawston. My lender is Chelsea Building Society

Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 15/5/2024, the requirements read as follows :

Does a directory service exist listing Lloyds panel solicitors 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 lenders make their panel listings viewable on the web. If you are looking for a Sawston property lawyer on the Lloyds please use our tool.

Two weeks ago we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Lloyds. Sawston conveyancing solicitors are instructed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Lloyds?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Lloyds conducted the survey? Have you advised Lloyds as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

Completion of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Sawston. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I would like to complain about the lender. How does one go about formally complaining?

Most lenders have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Team at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.

I have been told that property searches are the main cause of hinderance in Sawston house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the conclusions of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the most frequent causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are not likely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Sawston.

I'm remortgaging my primary house to a buy to let loan with Godiva Mortgages Ltd and I will use the ballance of the raised equity as a down payment on further property. The location we are looking at is Sawston. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of lenders and tie in the two deals?

Make use of our search tool on this site to be sure that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panels. Assuming that they are your conveyancer will be able to connect the two transactions but you should talk with you lawyer and specify your expectations and requirements.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Sawston regulated by the SRA

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

  • Nbm Massucco Shelbourne, Lincoln House, The Paddocks, 347 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DH
  • Massucco Buttress, 162 Tenison Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2DP
  • 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

Planning law solicitors in Sawston regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Sawston practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Thomson Webb & Corfield, 16 Union Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1HE
  • Richard Buxton, 19b Victoria Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1JP
  • Hewitsons Llp, Shakespeare House, 42 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8EP

Sale conveyancing in Sawston normally includes the following:

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and associated documents
  • Submitting draft papers to the conveyancer retained by the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and answering additional queries from the purchaser’s conveyancer
  • Negotiating the transfer deed
  • Responding to requisitions raised by the purchaser’s conveyancer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and transferring funds to the owner, the estate agent and other relevant parties (where relevant)

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

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