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Reasons to use our Thame conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Thame is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Thame have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Thame and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 Thame lawyers work in partnership with Thame estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 4 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory listing lender approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Thame who are regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 On the balance of probabilities the the solicitors for the other party are based in Thame - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be less confrontational

Examples of recent conveyancing in Thame since November 2023*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Thame

I am purchasing a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in Thame who is on the Aldermore approved. Can you recommend a local firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Aldermore in certain locations such as Thame. We dont recommend any particular firm.

The deeds to our property can not be found. The solicitors who did the conveyancing in Thame 10 years ago are no longer around. What are my next steps?

Gone are the days when you need to have the physical official documentation to establish that you are the registered proprietor of land or property, given that the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £245,000 and found one near me in Thame I like with amenity areas and station in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 52 years on the lease. There is not much else in Thame for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a short lease?

Should you require a home loan the shortness of the lease may be an issue. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this matter.

Do I need to be wary that 3rd parties that I am dealing with are encouraging me to use an online conveyancing firm as opposed to a High Street Thame conveyancing firm?

As with many professional services, often referrals from relatives can be extremely useful or valuable. Nevertheless there are numerous players in a conveyancing transaction; estate agents, mortgage brokers and lenders might all put forward solicitors to choose. Sometimes these lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as one of the best in their field, but sometimes there may be a financial incentive behind the endorsement. You have the discretion to choose your own conveyancer. You need to be aware that some lenders have an approved list of solicitors you have to use for the mortgage related work in your conveyancing.

We are 17 days into a freehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the selling agent to handle our conveyancing in Thame. I am am very frustrated with the level of service. Could you you assist me in finding new solicitors?

They would have to be really poor to suggest diss instructing them. Has your mortgage been sent? In the event that it has you will need to make them aware of the new contact details and ensure the mortgage documents are re-sent. The conveyancer should be on the lenders panel to avoid added fees and complications. So that should be your first question of the new lawyers. Our find a solicitor tool should help you find a bank approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Thame

Am in the process of buying my first property in Thame. Conveyancing solicitor has been chosen. The mortgage adviser advised that a survey is not appropriate as the house was only constructed 22 years ago.

The bare minimum you need a Home Buyer's Report. Given the residence is over 10 years old the property will not come with a warranty, so you don't want to take a risk. For a property that age with no signs of defects a Home Buyer's report may suffice. The report should highlight any obvious issues and suggest further investigation if appropriate. Where there are any indications of problems get a comprehensive Building Survey from the beginning.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Thame regulated by the SRA

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

  • Benhamlaw Limited, The Sanderum Centre, 30a Upper High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3EX
  • Lightfoots Llp, 1-3 High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2BX
  • Stocker & Co Llp, 10a Buttermarket, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3EW
  • Honniball & Company, 98 High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3EH
  • Regler & Company, 51 High Street, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39 4DJ

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Thame

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Thame with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Benhamlaw Limited, The Sanderum Centre, 30a Upper High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3EX
  • Lightfoots Llp, 1-3 High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2BX
  • Stocker & Co Llp, 10a Buttermarket, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3EW
  • Honniball & Company, 98 High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3EH
  • Regler & Company, 51 High Street, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39 4DJ

Residential conveyancing in Thame usually comprises the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and associated papers
  • Sending draft papers to the solicitor representing the buyer
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and replying to additional questions from the purchaser’s solicitor
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Responding to requisitions prepared by the buyer’s solicitor
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Receiving sale proceeds and sending funds to the vendor, the estate agent and redeeming the home loan (if relevant)

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

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