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Reasons to use our Sedgefield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Sedgefield conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Sedgefield home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 2 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Sedgefield has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 The Sedgefield conveyancing practitioners that are identified are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and investors in Sedgefield
  • 4 The accumulation of transactions means that Sedgefield solicitor have developed very good working relationships with Sedgefield local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Sedgefield.
  • 5 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal connections with Sedgefield estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sedgefield since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sedgefield

It has taken forever and a day but a mortgage offer from Santander for the refinancing of my 4 room flat is due within the next few days. Are you able to recommend a low cost conveyancing lawyer in Sedgefield?

This site is not designed to aid those in pursuit of a cheap conveyancing in Sedgefield. Our intention is to offer affordable conveyancing but our intention is not to advertise as being the cheapest. Avoid the trap of appointing organisations offering the bait of low cost conveyancing in Sedgefield. Optimistically, in choosing a lawyer for low cost conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst you will end up being stung for additional fees and still not receive the service required.

Would the conveyancing practitioners indexed on your site handle right to buy conveyancing in Sedgefield?

We have identified numerous conveyancing solicitors who can service right to buy transactions You should get in touch with the conveyancers listed in order to get a costs illustration.

My grandmother passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the house in Sedgefield. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £5k. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to RBS, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?

Where you plan to re-mortgage then RBS will insist on your using a conveyancer on the RBS conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your RBS conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the RBS mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

My relative suggested that if I am buying in Sedgefield 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 Sedgefield conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing important information about Sedgefield around the property and the people living there. It incorporates 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 Property Price, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information about Sedgefield.

I am buying a new build house in Sedgefield with a loan from The Royal Bank of Scotland. The developers would not reduce the amount so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The estate agent suggested that I not to tell my solicitor about the side-deal as it may impact my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder 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 have been pointed in your direction by three or four local property agents in Sedgefield to find a property lawyer on your site. What’s the financial inducement for Estate Agents to promote your services ahead of a competitor’s?

We don’t offer any commission for pointing buyers and sellers to this site. We thought it would be too underhand a fee because home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

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What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Sedgefield?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding buying and selling property and cover conveyancing countrywide as well as Sedgefield. When using a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Have an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of legal services.
  • Enjoy the benefit of your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Be supplied with a high quality of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Receive a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should a complaint be necessary.
  • Have a timeous, independent and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Sedgefield about your conveyancing in Sedgefield.

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Sedgefield usually comprises the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the lender (where applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Agreeing adjustments to the the Transfer deed
  • Corresponding with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to relevant parties
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in ownership and the mortgage (if relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

Sedgefield commercial property solicitors draw on a full range of commercial expertise offering advice on a variety of issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Commercial development (from overage and options through to site acquisitions and construction) Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites Property due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions and disposals Property finance transactions, including sale and leaseback

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

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