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Selecting the right solicitor is the most important decision when it comes to your Sawtry conveyancing

Reasons to use our Sawtry conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personalised service. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in using a large conveyancing firm, your transaction is handled by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 2 The firms identified on our directory have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 3 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal connections with Sawtry selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Sawtry solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to Sawtry conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your home move
  • 5 The Sawtry conveyancing firms that are identified are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in Sawtry

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sawtry since July 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sawtry

It is 10 years ago since I purchased my property in Sawtry. Conveyancing lawyers have just been instructed on the sale but I am unable to find the title documents. Is this a problem?

Don’t worry too much. Firstly there is a chance that the deeds will be kept by your mortgage company or they may be in the possession of the solicitor who handled your purchase. Secondly in all probability the property will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you own the property by your conveyancing solicitors acquiring current official copies of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Sawtry involves registered property but in the rare situation where your home is not registered it adds to the complexity but is resolvable.

I had intended to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Sawtry for our home move. Our broker informed us that our mortgage company Barclays Direct won't deal with them. Why is this not regarded as unfair competition?

A bank will insist on a panel conveyancer act for it. You would be liable to meet the cost of this. Try using our database to choose a solicitor to conduct conveyancing in Sawtry on the Barclays Direct member panel.

Is it necessary to pay for insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when buying a residence in Sawtry?

Unless a prior purchase of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you could take it that solicitors delivering conveyancing in Sawtry to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Sawtry in advance of instructing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor advised that some lenders may not grant a loan on this type of home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you e-mail us we can check via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Sawtry. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Sawtry especially if they are familiar with such properties in Sawtry.

I have been recommended by a couple of local property agents in Sawtry to select a solicitor using your seach tool. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to recommend your site ahead of a competitor’s?

We refuse to make any financial incentive for sending work our way. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission because members of the public would think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

My step-father has recommend that I use his conveyancers in Sawtry. Should I choose my own conveyancer?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Sawtry conveyancing lawyer the ideal way to select a conveyancing lawyer is to get guidance from friends or family who have experience in using the conveyancer that you are considering.

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Typically, Sawtry conveyancing for a sale includes some of the following tasks

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and associated papers
  • Supplying draft papers to the property lawyer representing the buyer
  • Negotiating contracts and answering supplemental questions from the purchaser’s property lawyer
  • Negotiating the transfer document
  • Answering requisitions submitted by the purchaser’s property lawyer
  • 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 (if appropriate)

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Sawtry is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the mortgage company (if applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Agreeing amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Corresponding with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing monies to relevant parties
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the change in proprietorship and the mortgage (where applicable) at the Land Registry.

Sawtry commercial property solicitors provide expert offering advice on a number of aspects of commercial property law

    Advice on commercial mortgages Lease renewals and variations Commercial development (from overage and options through to site acquisitions and construction) Compulsory land purchase complex procedures concerning renewal, rent reviews, dilapidations and the many obligations encountered by Landlords and Tenants of commercial premises

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

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