Find a Lender-Approved Local Conveyancer in Shillington

Ready to buy a new home? Find a law firm approved by your lender.

FACT : Shillington Conveyancing Solicitors Know more about Conveyancing in Shillington

5 reasons to use our service to help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Shillington

  • 1 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Shillington have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Shillington and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 Shillington lawyers work in partnership with Shillington estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to clients every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 3 Shillington solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Shillington conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 4 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Shillington has a number to choose from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 5 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors are located in Shillington - if so both parties are likely to be familiar

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shillington since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shillington

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Shillington? What am I being asked for?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering regulations require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identity of the person or body they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing business. The Terms of Engagement that you are required to sign should stipulate this. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the CML Lenders Handbook requirements last updated on 1st December 2014. Where you are unwilling to supply identification documents, your conveyancer will not be able to take you on as a client.

Have just purchased a repossessed house at auction in Shillington. Conveyancing is required. What are my next steps?

Given that you have now exchanged you should hire the services of a conveyancing practitioner quickly as you are faced with a tight a fixed date to complete the purchase. An auction property will have a bespoke legal set of papers. This will likely include most,if not all of the documents that your conveyancer will need. Where you are dealing with leasehold property the auction papers may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing paperwork relating to a leasehold property. You must hand this to the conveyancer instructed by you ASAP. Do make sure that that you have the requisite funding in place to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

I recently had an offer accepted on an apartment in Shillington. My mortgage broker pressured me to appoint their conveyancing practitioner. I paid an on account payment of £200. Soon after, the conveyancer contacted me embarrassingly acknowledging that they were not on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Lloyds panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

My offer on a house in Shillington has been accepted, the sellers do nevertheless have a dependent purchase. The sellers have placed an offer on a property, however it’s not yet tied up, and are looking at other apartments in the pipeline. I have instructed a nearby conveyancing solicitor in Shillington. What do I do now? When do I get the mortgage application with Bank of Ireland started?

It is understandable to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur costs prematurely (home loan application is in the region of £1k, then valuation, Shillington conveyancing search charges, etc). The first course of action is to ensure that your solicitor is on the Bank of Ireland approved list. Concerning the subsequent stages this very much depends on the uniqueness of your case, desire for the property and on the state of the market. During a rising market the majority of purchasers will apply for the mortgage with Bank of Ireland and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they request their property lawyer to proceed with the conveyancing in Shillington.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a house in Shillington in advance of instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. My surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to issue a loan on such a house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions from Nationwide. If you contact us we can check with 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 Shillington. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Shillington to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I have been pointed in your direction by numerous estate agents in Shillington to locate a property lawyer on your site. What’s the financial advantage for Estate Agents to market your services ahead of alternative conveyancing organisations?

We refuse to offer any commission for sending work to this site. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission as home movers will think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

What are your top tips when it comes to finding a Shillington conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Shillington conveyancing firm) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We recommend that you make enquires with several firms including non Shillington conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be of use:

    How experienced is the firm with lease extension legislation? Can they put you in touch with clients in Shillington who can give a testimonial?

Shillington Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should ask Prior to buying

    It would be a good idea to enquire if the the lease includes any adverse restrictions in the lease. For instance it is very common in Shillington leases that pets are not allowed in in a block in Shillington. If you like the apartmentin Shillington yet your dog is not allowed to move with you then you will be presented with a hard decision. Who are the managing agents? How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments?

My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Shillington. I need to find out if they are on the bank's conveyancing panel. Can you assist?

One option is to phone the conveyancer to enquire if they are on the bank's panel. If that does not help get in touch with us and we can investigate and revert. Should the firm not be on the conveyancing panel we we can help find a quality conveyancing solicitor in Shillington on the panel for your mortgage company.

Last updated

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Shillington

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Shillington specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Chamberlins, 47 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LA
  • Foreman Laws Llp, 25 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JW
  • Ross Williams, Victoria House, 26 Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DY
  • Law Brand, 8 Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DU
  • Law Brand Limited, 8 Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DU

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Shillington regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Shillington but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Mid Beds Conveyancing Services Ltd, 5 & 6 Station Square, MK45 1DP
  • New Horizons Property & Probate Lawyers Limited, 50 Station Road, SG6 3BE

Planning law solicitors in Shillington regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Shillington with expertise in planning law. This will likely include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Foreman Laws Llp, 25 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JW

Neighboring Locations

Clophill
Henlow
Shefford
Silsoe
Shillington
Barton Le Clay
Hitchin

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

© Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of Land Registry under delegated authority from the Controller of HMSO.