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Reasons to use our Silverton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Using a local Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a large conveyancing firm, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party are based in Silverton - if so sets of solicitors are likely to be familiar
  • 3 Regardless alternative sites tell you it may be important to attend your solicitor to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a conveyancing transaction without needing to include the postman into the mix.
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often based many kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Silverton
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Silverton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Silverton since July 2022*


of house property, Fore Street, EX5 4NN completing on 07/07/2022 at a price of £385,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers


of terraced residence, Old Park Avenue, EX1 3WD completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £255,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer


of detached residence residence, Langaton Lane, EX1 3SP completing on 14/07/2022 at a price of £288,500. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced residence, , EX16 4NT completing on 12/07/2022 at a price of £440,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Silverton

How do I search for the right solicitor who can supply a 1st class service for my conveyancing in Silverton?

Option 1 is to ask relatives who they experienced using in the past and if they were happy with the service.

Option 2 is to search the internet for conveyancing in Silverton. Phone two or three listed and invite them to email you their conveyancing costs illustrations and speak to the lawyer who will handle the legal process prior tomaking your choice.

Option 3 is to make use of this site to help you find the right lawyers for you based on your own factors including location,speed, complications and who the proposed mortgage company is. Avoid the trap of appointing £99 conveyancing in Silverton

In the event thatI were to buy a straightforward propertyin Silverton for cash and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much would I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Silverton?

The sole saving you would make on is the disbursement for searches. A solicitor still be obliged to do everything else - money laundering, communicating with your vendors conveyancer, stamp duty return, register the ownership etc. A slight saving might be made by not having to register a charge but it won't be a lot.

What is the first thing I need to know concerning purchase conveyancing in Silverton?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Silverton or throughout Devon is often a confrontational process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of opportunity for friction between you and other parties involved in the ownership transfer. For example, the seller, selling agent and sometimes your lender. Selecting a solicitor for your conveyancing in Silverton should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the legal process whose role it is to look after your best interests and to protect you.

Sometimes a potential adversary may try and persuade you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For example, the estate agent may claim to be helping by claiming that your conveyancer is dragging his heels. Or your financial adviser may tell you to do take action that is contrary to your lawyers advice. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the home moving process.

I am looking for a flat up to £305k and found one round the corner in Silverton I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, however it only has 52 years on the lease. There is not much else in Silverton suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will be problematic. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the property for at least 2 years you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a residence in Cardiff but live in Silverton. My lawyer (based 260 kilometers from meneeds me to sign a statutory declaration ahead of the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Silverton who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Silverton based

My boyfriend is purchasing a basement flat in Silverton. He was given a quote by the conveyancer connected to the estate agents and it came to £1250 . It was ten years ago I sold and purchased a house and it cost was £495. Have charges really gone up that much?

You should e-mail a few local Silverton conveyancing firms seeking prices. It is advisable to base your decision not solely on cost, but on promptness and on how comprehensive the response is.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Silverton

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Silverton practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Hole & Pugsley, 6 St. Peter Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6NX

Typically, Silverton conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Checking the title unregistered or registered
  • Conducting Silverton conveyancing searches with respect to the title
  • Assessing draft contract and other papers received from the seller’s property lawyer
  • Raising enquiries with the vendor’s property lawyer
  • Agreeing the wording of the sale contract
  • Going through replies provided by the vendor to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Guiding the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (where relevant)
  • Drafting and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Registering the change in ownership and the home loan (if applicable) at the Land Registry.

Silverton commercial property solicitors provide expert offering advice on a variety of aspects of commercial property law

    Shops,offices,barn conversions, industrial units, commercial trading estates, retail and leisure developments and large residential estates Industrial and warehouse premises Development, including options, overage agreements, JCT building contracts Sale or acquisition of commercial property investments, including at auction complex procedures concerning renewal, rent reviews, dilapidations and the many obligations encountered by Landlords and Tenants of commercial premises Buying, selling and leasing land for registered charities

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

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