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Reasons to use our Shipley conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 On the balance of probabilities the the solicitors for the other party are based in Shipley - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to be familiar
  • 2 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Shipley regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Shipley and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 3 Over the years Shipley conveyancer have established excellent connections with Shipley 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 conveyancing in Shipley.
  • 4 Shipley lawyers work in conjunction with Shipley estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to clients every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 5 The Shipley conveyancing firms that we work with are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Shipley

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shipley since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shipley

I am considering applying for a Yorkshire BS mortgage for purchase of a newly converted (under development) in Shipley with 65 per cent LTV. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Yorkshire BS ?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Yorkshire BS will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with two solicitors involved, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

Various online forums that I have come across warn that are the number one reason for hinderance in Shipley conveyancing transactions. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the top 10 causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Searches are unlikely to be the root cause of holding up conveyancing in Shipley.

I purchased my apartment on 2 August and the transaction details are still not on the land registry website. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Shipley expressed confidence that it would be formalised in less than a month. Are properties in Shipley uniquely lengthy to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Shipley registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ depending on the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry must send notices to any interested parties. Currently roughly 80% of submission are completed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted delays. Registration takes place after the buyer is living at the premises therefore an expedited registration is not usually top priority but if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Shipley benefiting from help to buy. The sellers refused to budge the amount so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The property agent advised me not to tell my lawyer about the extras as it will jeopardize my loan with the lender. 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.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Shipley is where the house is located. Is there any guidance you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Shipley are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Shipley you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Shipley may ascertain 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 premises.

Should I be suspicious by estate agents that I am dealing with are recommending a factory type conveyancing firm as opposed to a High Street Shipley conveyancing company?

As is the case with lots of professional services, often suggestions from connections can be worth their weight in gold. But there are many players in a conveyancing matter; estate agents, financial adviser and mortgage companies might all put forward lawyers to select. Sometimes these solicitors might be known to one of the organisations as experts in their field, but occasionally there might be a financial incentive behind the recommendation. You are at liberty to appoint your preferred conveyancer. However, bear in mind that some lenders operate an approved list of solicitors you are obliged to use for the lender related work in your transaction.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Shipley

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Shipley practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Brooks, 30 Kirkgate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3QN
  • Hansards Law Limited, 13 Duckworth Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 5ER
  • Ashwells Law Llp, 109-113 Carlisle Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 8BY
  • Reiss Solicitors, 243 Manningham Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 7ER
  • Platinum Partnership Solicitors, Platinum House, 3 Eldon Place, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 3AZ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Shipley regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Shipley specialising in commercial conveyancing in Shipley. This will likely include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Brooks, 30 Kirkgate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3QN
  • Atkinson Firth, Fenix House, New Kirkgate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3QY
  • Bird & Daniels, 34 Westgate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3QX
  • Hansards Law Limited, 13 Duckworth Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 5ER
  • Ashwells Law Llp, 109-113 Carlisle Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 8BY

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Shipley regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Shipley but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Stephen Cox , 4th Floor Auburn House, BD1 3NU
  • Kathleen A Turner, 1 Market Street, BD16 2HP
  • Rhodes & Walker, City Hub, BD1 5BD
  • Hewitts Ingham, 2 New Road Side, LS19 6HN
  • Deborah J Hoban, 233 High Street, BD6 1QR

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

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