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Examples of recent conveyancing in St Ives since June 2022*


of semi property, Meadow Villas, TR26 1HX completing on 20/06/2022 at a price of £435,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties


of terraced property, Mount Pleasant, TR26 1JW completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £390,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client


of apartment Primrose Valley TR26 2DR, purchased for £400,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries


of terraced residence, Burthallan Lane, TR26 3AA completing on 14/07/2022 at a price of £275,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Ives

Why do I have to pay up front for my conveyancing in St Ives?

If you are buying a property in St Ives your lawyer will ask you to provide them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Ordinarily this is asked for to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. If any down payment is as part of the purchase price then this will be asked for immediately ahead of exchange of contracts. The final balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer a couple of days prior to the completion date.

I am considering applying for a Nationwide mortgage for purchase of a new build (under development) in St Ives with 65 per cent loan to value. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Nationwide ?

In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on the Nationwide conveyancing panel, but Nationwide 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.

A relative advised me that in purchasing a property in St Ives there may be a number of restrictions affecting the ability to carry out external changes to a property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in St Ives which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external variations. Part of the conveyancing in St Ives should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

We are purchasing a victorian detached house in St Ives. The intention is to convert the garage to an office at the property.Will legal conveyancing on the property involve investigations to see if these works are prohibited?

Your conveyancer will review the deeds as conveyancing in St Ives can on occasion reveal restrictions in the title documents which prohibit certain works or need the consent of a 3rd party. Certain additions need local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Some locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. You should check these things with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.

I am buying a property in St Ives. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender RBS be concerned?

Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with RBS your lawyer must follow the conveyancing requirements set out in Section 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for RBS. The CML Handbook contains minimum provisions for solar panel roof-space leases, and lawyers are required to report to RBS where a lease does not comply with these conditions. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not isolated to St Ives.

I am buying a new build house in St Ives with a mortgage from Coventry Building Society. The sellers refused to budge the amount so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The sale representative advised me not inform my conveyancer about the deal as it could put at risk my mortgage with Coventry Building Society. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder 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.

I am selling my house. My former solicitors has retired. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in St Ives if that makes a difference.

Please use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in St Ives. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

I own a leasehold house in St Ives. Conveyancing and The Royal Bank of Scotland mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing solicitor in St Ives who acted for me is not around. Do I pay?

First contact HMLR to be sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. It is not necessary to incur the fees of a St Ives conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for a few pound. You should note that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

St Ives Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Queries before buying

    Best to be warned whether window replacement or some other major work is due shortly to be shared amongst the tenants and will dramatically impact the level of the maintenance costs or result in a one time invoice. Who manages the block? What restrictions are there in the St Ives Lease?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in St Ives

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in St Ives with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Cornish Venning Limited, Unit N, Questmap Business Park, Longrock, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8HX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in St Ives regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in St Ives with expertise in commercial conveyancing in St Ives. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Cornish Venning Limited, Unit N, Questmap Business Park, Longrock, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8HX

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in St Ives?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding purchasing and selling property and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales as well as St Ives. If instructing a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you can expect:
  • Enjoy the benefit of an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of legal services.
  • Be supplied with your matters dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Receive a high quality of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Receive a speedy, impartial and comprehensive service if making a complaint about your conveyancing in St Ives about your conveyancing in St Ives.

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

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