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Reasons to use our South Brent conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in South Brent 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 The practices identified on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 South Brent conveyancers work in partnership with South Brent estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to clients every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in South Brent are familiar with the local issues specific to South Brent and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 Personal touch together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. South Brent home moves can be made a lot more complicated due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in South Brent since March 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South Brent

We are looking to buy a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in South Brent who is on the Coventry BS solicitor panel. Can you recommend a local solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Coventry BS . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in South Brent.

I am considering applying for a Bank of Ireland mortgage for purchase of a newly converted (under development) in South Brent with 70% LTV. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Bank of Ireland ?

In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel, but Bank of Ireland would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same transaction.

Have just purchased a repossessed house at auction in South Brent. Conveyancing is needed. What is next?

Having exchanged you should retain a conveyancing lawyer soon as you will have a fast approaching a drop dead date to complete the purchase. All auction property will have a corresponding auction set of papers. This should include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. Where you are dealing with leasehold property the legal pack should include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork pertinent to a leasehold property. You need to give this to the conveyancer working for you as soon as possible. Do make sure that you have funds in place to complete on the date specified in the contract.

This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as a first time purchaser of a ground floor flat in South Brent. Do I collect the keys to the premises on the completion date from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will appoint a High Street conveyancing solicitor in South Brent?

On the day of completion you will not be required to attend the conveyancers office in South Brent. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the completion advance to the owner’s conveyancers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to receive the keys from the selling Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen early afternoon.

Planning on purchasing a flat in South Brent. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the RBS conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the South Brent property lawyer is on the RBS conveyancing panel.

Is it necessary to take out insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when buying a house in South Brent?

Unless a previous purchase of the house completed post 12 October 2013 you may assume that lawyers delivering conveyancing in South Brent to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. South Brent is the location of the property. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in South Brent are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside South Brent you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in South Brent may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

How easy is it to use your search app to select a conveyancing lawyer in South Brent on the authorised to act for my mortgage?

First pick a lender such as National Westminster Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland or Platform Home Loans Ltd then specify your location e.g. South Brent. Conveyancing practices in South Brent and across England and Wales should be shown.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in South Brent

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

  • Kings - Solicitors, 24 Fore Street, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9AB

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in South Brent regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in South Brent with expertise in commercial conveyancing in South Brent. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Kings - Solicitors, 24 Fore Street, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9AB

Typically, South Brent conveyancing for a sale includes some of the following tasks

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and associated papers
  • Supplying draft papers to the solicitor representing the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and answering additional questions from the purchaser’s solicitor
  • Agreeing the transfer deed
  • Answering requisitions raised by the buyer’s solicitor
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and sending funds to the owner, the estate agent and paying off the home loan (if applicable)

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

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