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Reasons to use our Soham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 No matter what any alternative on-line conveyancers inform you it could be important to attend your lawyer to execute documents. There are enough parties with an interest in a conveyancing transaction without having to include Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 2 The practices identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that Soham solicitor have established valuable working relationships with Soham local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your home move in Soham.
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Soham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 5 The Soham conveyancing firms that we work with are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Soham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Soham since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Soham

Do the conveyancing practitioners identified via your search tool handle auction conveyancing in Soham?

There are a number of auction lawyers we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. Soham is just one of hundreds of locations where our lawyers are based.

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Soham?

If you are buying a property in Soham your solicitor will ask you put them with funds to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. When the down payment is as part of the sale price then this should be needed immediately ahead of exchange of contracts. The final balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

Please explain the implications if my lawyer’s firm is suspended from the Co-operative Solicitor panel ahead of completing my conveyancing in Soham?

First, this is very unlikely to happen. In most cases even where a law firm is removed off of a panel the lender would allow the completion to go ahead as the lender would appreciate the difficulties that they would place you in if you have to instruct a new solicitor days before completion. In a worst case scenario where the lender insists that you instruct a new firm then it is possible for a very good lawyer to expedite the conveyancing albeit that you may pay a significant premium for this. The analogous situation is where a buyer instructs a lawyer, exchanges contracts and the law firm is shut down by a regulator such as the SRA. Again, in this situation you can find lawyers who can troubleshoot their way to bring the conveyancing to a satisfactory conclusion - albeit for a fee.

How does conveyancing in Soham differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Soham approach us having been asked by the seller to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is finished. This is because developers in Soham 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 Soham or who has acted in the same development.

I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £235,500 and identified one close by in Soham I like with open areas and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 51 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Soham in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?

If you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will likely be problematic. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you could ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

Given that I will soon spend 450k on a garden flat in Soham I wish to talk to a solicitor about myhouse move in advance of appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?

We could not agree more - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the lawyer due to be conducting your property ownership legalities in Soham.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important person, not a matter reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are calculated and presented to you for residential conveyancing in Soham should be the figure that you end up paying.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Soham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Smart Law Solicitors Llp, 42 High Street, Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5HE
  • Rachel Conn & Co, Suite 4, The Maltings, High Street, Burwell, Cambridgeshire, CB25 0HB
  • P B W Solicitors Ely Limited, 2, Three Cups Walk, Forehill, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4AN
  • Hey Solicitors Ltd, 53 Market Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4LR

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Soham

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Soham with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Smart Law Solicitors Llp, 42 High Street, Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5HE
  • Hey Solicitors Ltd, 53 Market Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4LR

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Soham regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Soham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Bendall Roberts Ltd, 53 Market Street, CB7 4LR

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