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Reasons to use our Somerton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The companies listed on our directory have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 2 You can gain comfort when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Somerton has a number to select from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 Somerton conveyancer are the key to a successful Somerton conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 4 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing lender approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Somerton regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 The Somerton conveyancing firms that are identified are committed to providing value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Somerton

Examples of recent conveyancing in Somerton since November 2023*

Sale

of semi-detached premises, Luns Close, TA11 6FG completing on 15/11/2023 at a price of £575,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Disposal

of terraced premises, Gould Close, BA16 0AZ completing on 16/11/2023 at a price of £205,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Transfer

of terraced property, Church Lane, TA11 7HD completing on 22/11/2023 at a price of £642,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Transfer

of semi-detached property, Churchway Close, TA10 0ED completing on 15/11/2023 at a price of £370,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Somerton

Please could you recommend a Accord Mortgages Ltd allowed Somerton conveyancing lawyer who can have us moved in within two weeks? Would it be better to use a local Somerton conveyancer or an internet firm?

We can recommend some very good Somerton conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the main road in Somerton. Visit some well established law practices and request to see a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Explain your time frames together with the reasons and ask for an assurance on your deadline. Select the one that you trust.

We are due to move house in May. Should my conveyancing solicitor call the removal company on the day of completion. On a separate note, can you put forward a removal company in Somerton. Conveyancing solicitor was organised prior to coming across this page.

On the day of completion you can pick up the keys from the selling agent however this should only happen after the sellers lawyers confirm to the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be collected. Subsequently you will need to inform the removal company that they can start moving you in. We are not in a position to recommend a specific removal company but can assist you in finding a residential property solicitor in Somerton or a solicitor with expertise in conveyancing in Somerton.

I currently have a mortgage with HSBC for my property in Somerton. Conveyancing was finalised months ago. Should I wish to rent out the flat and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a BTL mortgage or inform HSBC?

You must advise HSBC before letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of HSBC’s mortgage conditions. It may be that HSBC will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact HSBC directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a HSBC conveyancing panel solicitor.

Yorkshire BS have agreed my home loan in principle, my bid on a property in Somerton has been agreed to, now what?

The property agent will want to be informed of your conveyancer's details (make sure the lawyers are on the bank’s approved list). Telephone Yorkshire BS or your broker and finalise any outstanding documentation. Yorkshire BS will appoint a valuer who will get in touch with the estate agent or owners to arrange a slot for the valuation to occur. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes on average a week to receive the mortgage offer. Yorkshire BS will send the offer to you and your conveyancing practitioners. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Somerton.

I used Action Conveyancing several years ago for my conveyancing in Somerton. I now require my papers but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Somerton of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I'm refinancing my current house to a BTL mortgage with Bank of Ireland and intend to use the remaining equity towards further property. The neighborhood we are looking at is Somerton. Will your solicitors be able to act for both sets of lenders and link together the two deals?

Make use of our search tool on this site to be sure that the conveyancers are approved by both mortgage companies. On the basis that they are your lawyer should be able to connect the two conveyancing matters but you should talk with you solicitor and make clear your expectations and needs.

My father has urged me to appoint his conveyancing solicitors in Somerton. Should I choose my own property lawyer?

There are no two ways about it the best way to find a conveyancing lawyer is to seek guidance from friends or relatives who have actually used the solicitor that you are are thinking of instructing.

My husband and I have just discovered that one of the partners of the conveyancing practice undertaking the purchase conveyancing in Somerton is an uncle of the vendor. Is this permitted?

Provided there is no conflict of interest this is allowable. If you are needing a home loan then the mortgage company may have a say as many banks have specific requirements on this. For example for Santander A&L as of 15/2/2024, the requirements read as follows :

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Somerton

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Somerton with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Gould & Swayne Limited, Cranhill House, Cranhill Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0BY
  • Richard P Kemp, 31 North Street, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6DH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Somerton regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Somerton specialising in commercial conveyancing in Somerton. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Barney & Company Solicitors, The Old Vicarage, Vicarage Lane, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 7NQ
  • Adrian Stables, Westover Chambers, Willows Business Park, Westover, Langport, Somerset, TA10 9RB
  • Gould & Swayne Limited, Cranhill House, Cranhill Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0BY
  • Richard P Kemp, 31 North Street, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6DH

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

  • Solicitor instructed by the purchaser on acceptance of the offer
  • Examining the title to the property
  • Ordering Somerton conveyancing searches for the property
  • Reviewing draft contract pack and other documentation collated by the seller’s conveyancer
  • Submitting queries with the owner’s conveyancer
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase contract
  • Going through replies prepared by the seller to pre-contract enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for the Transfer document
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the mortgage offer: (where appropriate)
  • Drawing up and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; reporting to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, pre-contract enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the transfer of ownership and the home loan (where appropriate) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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