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Reasons to use our South Molton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 South Molton conveyancing lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 2 Chances are that the other side’s lawyers are located in South Molton - if so both parties will be familiar
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that South Molton lawyer have established very good working relationships with South Molton local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in South Molton.
  • 4 Our site is the first site that enables you the facility to check that your conveyancing in South Molton will be carried out by a property lawyer on your lender’s authorised panel.
  • 5 South Molton property lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to South Molton conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in South Molton since October 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South Molton

Why would I appoint a South Molton conveyancing company given that web based alternatives are cheap by comparison?

Its a good idea to shop around for conveyancing costs in South Molton and you should seek an affordable fee calculation but don’t be focused with sourcing the lowest priced South Molton conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a smooth and a frustrating move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced conveyancer. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a phone discussion and can never replicate a one to one consultation. Our partner firms will find you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can deal with your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of hand holding that you are unlikely to received from an internet conveyancer. He or She will contact you regularly to update you as to any developments and keep you informed. Should you need to phone the firm you will know who to ask for and we'll be sure you are in the know.

Please help. My South Molton solicitor is assuring me that he has toorder South Molton conveyancing searches stemming from the fact thatthe firm are on the HSBCconveyancing panel. Is my conveyancer right?

Unfortunately both you and your lawyer have little choice here. Given that you are taking out a loan with a bank your property lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your conveyancer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your bank’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook conditions . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out South Molton conveyancing searches.

I am purchasing my first flat in South Molton with a mortgage from National Westminster Bank. The builders would not reduce the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The house builders rep suggested that I not reveal to my lawyer about this extras as it could affect my mortgage with National Westminster Bank. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in South Molton in advance of retaining solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. My surveyor has said that some lenders will not issue a loan on a flying freehold premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different requirements from Halifax. If you call us we can investigate further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in South Molton. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my aunt I am selling a residence in Cardiff but reside in South Molton. My solicitor (who is 260 miles awayhas requested that I execute a stat dec before the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in South Molton who can attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or solicitor will do regardless of whether they are South Molton based

When it comes to my conveyancing in South Molton should I be charged VAT on the following: (1) Land reg fee on purchase (2) Pre - completion search fee (3) SDLT E submission on purchase (4) Bank TT fee

(1) Land reg fee on purchase - No (2) Pre - completion search fees -No, (such conveyancing searches are HMLR ones and means £4 and possibly £2 bankruptcy per name on your mortgage) (3) SDLT E submission on your purchase - There is no VAT on Stamp Duty. However if the firm is charging a stamp duty e-submission fee as part of their services - some South Molton conveyancers do - that will incur VAT(4) Bank transfer fee - Yes it is for the solicitor's time in submitting the funds this way.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in South Molton

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in South Molton specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Furse Sanders Solicitors, 13-14 Broad Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AF
  • Crosse Wyatt Solicitors, 7 East Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3BX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in South Molton regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in South Molton specialising in commercial conveyancing in South Molton. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Furse Sanders Solicitors, 13-14 Broad Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AF
  • Crosse Wyatt Solicitors, 7 East Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3BX

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in South Molton is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Following instructions from the mortgage company (if appropriate)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Negotiating amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Communicating with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring funds to the appropriate parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the transfer of ownership and the mortgage (where appropriate) at the Land Registry.

Neighboring Locations

Umberleigh
South Molton
Winkleigh
Chulmleigh

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

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