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Top reasons to use our service to help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Tavistock

  • 1 Excellent communication and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Tavistock home moves can become significantly more complicated because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 2 The Tavistock conveyancing practitioners that are listed are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Tavistock
  • 3 Tavistock conveyancers have a significant advantage when it comes to Tavistock conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your sale or purchase
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Tavistock is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 5 Our site is the only site that enables you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Tavistock will be conducted by a solicitor on your lender’s authorised panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Tavistock since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Tavistock

My Solicitor in Tavistock has never been on on the Alliance & Leicester Solicitor Panel. Is it possible for me to continue with my family solicitor even though they are excluded from the Alliance & Leicester approved list?

The limited options available to you here include:

  1. Complete the purchase with your preferred Tavistock lawyers but Alliance & Leicester will need to use a lawyer on their panel. This will result in additional total legal charges as well as result in delays.
  2. Get a new solicitor to act in the purchase, obviously checking they are on the Alliance & Leicester panel

What does a local search inform me regarding the property we're purchasing in Tavistock?

Tavistock conveyancing often starts with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations such as Onsearch The local search plays an important part in most Tavistock conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search will reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject areas.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Tavistock. 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.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Tavistock

    Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Please supply a car parking plan.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Tavistock ahead of retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will not grant a loan on a flying freehold property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Tavistock. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

Is it possible to switch conveyancer as I have to find a firm on the Alliance & Leicester conveyancing list. I was using a family conveyancing solicitor in Tavistock round the corner but he is not approved by Alliance & Leicester

It would be our pleasure to assist you find a conveyancing solicitor in Tavistock on the Alliance & Leicester panel. Please note that the law firms that we list do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Tavistock. In utilising search facility on this website, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Tavistock.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my father I am disposing of a property in Cardiff but reside in Tavistock. My lawyer (who is 300 miles from meneeds me to sign a statutory declaration prior to completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Tavistock who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you should not need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Tavistock based

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Tavistock regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Tavistock but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Chilcotts Law Ltd, 10 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AY
  • Goodman King Solicitors Ltd, 1 Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AR

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Tavistock regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Tavistock with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Tavistock. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Chilcotts Law Ltd, 10 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AY
  • Goodman King Solicitors Ltd, 1 Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AR

Purchase conveyancing in Tavistock normally comprises the following:

  • Conveyancer instructed by the purchaser on acceptance of the offer
  • Examining the title to the property
  • Carrying out Tavistock conveyancing searches with respect to the title
  • Considering the draft contract pack and other documentation supplied by the owner’s property lawyer
  • Raising questions with the vendor’s property lawyer
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase contract
  • Considering the replies given by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for the Transfer document
  • Guiding the purchasing in respect of the loan offer: (where relevant)
  • 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)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Registering the buyer and the mortgage (if appropriate) at the HMLR.

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

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