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Reasons to use our Shirehampton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Shirehampton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Shirehampton governed by the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 Shirehampton solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Shirehampton conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your home move
  • 4 Regardless other lawyers inform you it may be necessary to pop into your lawyer to sign contracts. There are enough parties with an interest in a house sale without needing to add the postman into the mix.
  • 5 Shirehampton conveyancing lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shirehampton since October 2021*

Purchase

of apartment Hotwell Road BS8 4RY, sold for £180,500. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Conveyance

of apartment Upton Road BS3 1LP, at a price of £230,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shirehampton

Do the conveyancing solicitors identified via your search tool execute conveyancing in Shirehampton by way of an attended exchange?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts carrying out attended exchanges. Please e-mail us to receive a fee calculation and details as to dates.

I am about to put a bid on a leasehold apartment in Shirehampton. The estate agents tell me that it is the norm for flats in Shirehampton to have less than 75 years remaining. I am taking out a mortgage with Accord Mortgages. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has 69 years to go.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 22/1/2022 the requirements read as follows :

85 years from the date of completion of the mortgage. Please ensure that you explain the implications of a short term lease to the borrower.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that could impact a commercial estate in Shirehampton?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Shirehampton will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Shirehampton. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Shirehampton.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Shirehampton it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could cause delays to Shirehampton commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Shirehampton.

My wife and I own a terraced Edwardian house in Shirehampton. Conveyancing solicitor acted for me and Alliance & Leicester . I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold with the matching property. Is it worth asking Alliance & Leicester to clarify?

You need to review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Shirehampton and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing practitioner who carried out the work.

I am using a search engine for the words conveyancing in Shirehampton it reveals numerous property lawyersin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right solicitor for purchase transaction?

The best way of finding the right conveyancer is via personal testimonial, so enquire of friends and those you trust who have purchased a property in Shirehampton or the local estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Shirehampton differ, so it's advisable to request at least three fee calculations from varying types of conveyancers. Be sure to obtain confirmation that the fees are fixed.

Do online conveyancing organisations undertake everything a high street Shirehampton solicitor does or must I retain a solicitor for the final stages for my conveyancing in Shirehampton?

Where you instruct an online conveyancer they will cover all the things your Shirehampton conveyancer would cover.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Shirehampton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Corfield Solicitors, 2 The Avenue, Sneyd Park, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 1PA
  • Lyons, 49 High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3ED
  • The Divorce Practice, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3DZ
  • Devereux & Co, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Avon, BS9 3DZ
  • Amd Solicitors Limited, 100 Henleaze Road, Henleaze, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 4JZ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Shirehampton regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Shirehampton with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Shirehampton. This should include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Corfield Solicitors, 2 The Avenue, Sneyd Park, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 1PA
  • Lyons, 49 High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3ED
  • The Divorce Practice, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3DZ
  • Devereux & Co, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Avon, BS9 3DZ
  • Amd Solicitors Limited, 100 Henleaze Road, Henleaze, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 4JZ

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

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Shirehampton but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 73 Westbury Hill, BS9 3AD
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Whiteladies Road, BS8 2SB
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Gloucester Road, BS7 8BG
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, The Plaza, 275 North Street, BS3 1JN
  • M C Hullah & Company Limited, 116 High Street, BS48 1AH

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

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