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Reasons to use our Stamford Bridge conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The organisations shown on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 2 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Stamford Bridge have a grasp oflocal concerns peculiar to Stamford Bridge and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 3 Stamford Bridge lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Stamford Bridge conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your home move
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based many kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Stamford Bridge
  • 5 Stamford Bridge conveyancers work in partnership with Stamford Bridge estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to clients every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction

Examples of recent conveyancing in Stamford Bridge since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Stamford Bridge

In the event thatI was to acquire a simple residential homein Stamford Bridge for cash and dispense with a survey and no conveyancing searches how much should I expect to to save on my conveyancing in Stamford Bridge?

Any savings you would gain would be isolated to the Stamford Bridge conveyancing searches. The property lawyer still be obliged to do everything else - money laundering, communicating with the sellers property lawyer, stamp duty submission, register the ownership etc. You might save a bit for them not having to register a charge however it won't be a lot.

I own a freehold premises in Stamford Bridge but nevertheless charged rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Stamford Bridge and has limited impact for conveyancing in Stamford Bridge but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 will be dispensed with completely.

The deeds to our house can not be found. The lawyers who did the conveyancing in Stamford Bridge 4 years ago have long since closed. Will I be able to sell the house?

Gone are the days when you need to hold title official documentation to prove you are the owner of your registered land or premises, as the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Stamford Bridge. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Stamford Bridge

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Stamford Bridge prior to instructing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. The surveyor advised that some lenders will not grant a mortgage on such a house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Stamford Bridge. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Stamford Bridge especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Stamford Bridge.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Stamford Bridge. I've discover a web site which looks to be the ideal solution If it is possible to get all the legals done via phone that would be ideal. Should I be wary? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Purchase conveyancing in Stamford Bridge ordinarily entails the following:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Checking the title to the premises
  • Undertaking Stamford Bridge conveyancing searches with respect to the property
  • Assessing draft contract and other documentation prepared the vendor’s solicitor
  • Raising questions with the vendor’s solicitor
  • Negotiating the purchase agreement
  • Assessing replies given by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Guiding the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (if applicable)
  • Preparing and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; summarising to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, pre-contract enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the correct stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the purchase and the home loan (if appropriate) at the Land Registry.

Conveyancing in Stamford Bridge is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Solicitor instructed by the owners on acceptance of the offer
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and related documents
  • Sending draft papers to the solicitor representing the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and responding to additional queries from the purchaser’s solicitor
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Replying to requisitions prepared by the buyer’s solicitor
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and sending funds to the owner, the estate agent and paying off the mortgage (where applicable)

Stamford Bridge commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on a number of issues across all aspects of commercial property law

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

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