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Examples of recent conveyancing in Silsoe since July 2021*

Transfer

of house property, Maple Close, MK45 5EF completing on 26/07/2021 at a price of £300,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Disposal

of semi-detached residence, Fisher Close, MK45 4NF completing on 06/08/2021 at a price of £345,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Sale

of detached residence residence, St Peters Close, MK45 1EZ completing on 09/07/2021 at a price of £234,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, ordering official copies of the title

Disposal

of house residence, Byron Crescent, MK45 1QF completing on 20/07/2021 at a price of £360,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Silsoe

We note that you have a search directory identifying solicitors on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for our own conveyancing in Silsoe?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Silsoe.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that may affect a commercial site in Silsoe?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Silsoe will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Silsoe. The report sets out definitive data 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 Silsoe.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Silsoe 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 can cause delays to Silsoe commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Silsoe.

I acquired my home on 3 June and my personal details are still not on the land registry website. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Silsoe said it will be formalised inside ten days. Are transfers in Silsoe particularly slow to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Silsoe registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can adjust depending on who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry have to notify any interested parties. As of today in the region of three quarters of such applications are fully addressed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be extensive hold-ups. Historically registration takes place after the purchaser is living at the premises so post completion formalities is not usually an essential issue but where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers should communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

How does conveyancing in Silsoe differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Silsoe approach us having been asked by the seller to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is ready to move into. This is because builders in Silsoe tend to buy the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Silsoe or who has acted in the same development.

Completion is due on the disposal of our £125,000 maisonette in Silsoe on Tuesday in a week. The managing agents has quoted £384 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a leasehold conveyance in Silsoe?

For the majority of leasehold sales in Silsoe conveyancing will involve, queries regarding the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :

    Addressing pre-contract questions Where consent is required before sale in Silsoe Supplying insurance information Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Silsoe leasehold premises is £350. For Silsoe conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to provide answers.

Silsoe Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    Is there a share of the freehold? This information is useful as a) areas may cause problems for the block as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate if repairs are not paid for b) if the tenants have an issue with the managing agents you will want to have all the details Please inform me if there are any major works in the planning that will increase the service fees?

Should I be concerned if there is a problem with the searches conducted as part of our conveyancing in Silsoe?

Usually, the majority of issues arising from Silsoe conveyancing search results can be dealt with prior to completion or indemnity insurance could possibly be put in place. It is important to note that although you may be acquiring the property and might be content to accept the search results, your lender may not, and ultimately have the final decision.

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

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Silsoe but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Mid Beds Conveyancing Services Ltd, 5 & 6 Station Square, MK45 1DP

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Silsoe normally entails the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the lender (where appropriate)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Agreeing adjustments to the draft Transfer
  • Corresponding with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing funds to relevant parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the change in ownership and the mortgage (if applicable) at the Land Registry.

Silsoe 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

    Development, including options, overage agreements, JCT building contracts Buying, selling and leasing land for registered charities High street shops, agricultural or development land to hotels and office blocks. General advice on title or other property issues Sale or acquisition of commercial property investments, including at auction

*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.