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Main reasons to let us help you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Thurmaston

  • 1 The companies shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 2 Thurmaston property lawyer are the key to a successful Thurmaston conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 3 Thurmaston solicitors will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 4 On the balance of probabilities the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Thurmaston - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be less confrontational
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often based hundreds of miles away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Thurmaston

Examples of recent conveyancing in Thurmaston since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Thurmaston

I am in a contract race with another prospective purchaser for a property in Thurmaston. What can I do to hasten the conveyancing process?

Where the seller is applying pressure for your conveyancing we would recommend that your solicitor is familiar with the location as they will benefit local contacts and knowledge. It is possible that they may have handled otherhouses in the same neighbourhood. You would be best advised to use a Thurmaston conveyancing lawyer. Second, make sure that the lawyer is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is said that 18% of Thurmaston conveyancing transactions are frustrated or jeopardised after discovering a purchaser’s lawyer was not on their banks member panel. This can often result in the conveyancing being delayed by almost 21 days. It is believed that this issue impacts approximately one hundred thousand home moves annually. Most Thurmaston conveyancing firms can not act for certain mortgage companies so do check as early as possible.

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Thurmaston?

If you are buying a property in Thurmaston your lawyer will ask you to provide them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is as part of the sale price then this should be required shortly ahead of exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is due should be sent to your lawyer a few days ahead of the completion date.

I am helping my niece sell her house in Thurmaston. Will the conveyancer order an EPC or should I organise this?

Following the demise of Home Packs, EPC’s was kept a compulsory part of moving property. An energy assessment needs to be to hand before the property is marketed. It is not a task that solicitors normally organise. If you are using a Thurmaston conveyancing lawyer they may help arrange EPC’s due to their contacts with long established Thurmaston accredited person

I have been advised by my solicitor that lack of right of way insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Thurmaston?

The appropriate level of lack of right of way indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Barclays and Barnsley Building Society. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

Coventry BS have agreed my home loan in principle, my bid on a house in Thurmaston has been accepted, what happens next?

Your property agent will need to know who your solicitors are (ensure that the property lawyers are on the lender’s panel). Contact Coventry BS or the broker and complete any appropriate documentation. Coventry BS will instruct a valuer who will get in contact with the estate agent or seller to arrange an appointment. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes approximately ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. Coventry BS will send the offer to you and your solicitors. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Thurmaston.

I appreciate that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I need chancel insurance when acquiring a house in Thurmaston? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that means some owners of property living in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for repairs towards the chancel within the church. Is this applicable for conveyancing in Thurmaston?

Unless a previous acquisition of the property completed post 12 October 2013 you can assume that lawyers handling conveyancing in Thurmaston to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I'm refinancing my existing home to a BTL mortgage with Barclays and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on further house. The location we are looking at is Thurmaston. Will your conveyancers be able to act for both sets of banks and link together the conveyances?

Do use our comparison tool on this site to be sure that the conveyancers are approved by both mortgage companies. Assuming that they are your solicitor should be able to tie up the two transactions but you should have a chat with you solicitor and make apparent your expectations and requirements.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing lawyer in Thurmaston for my home move. Can I see a firm’s complaints history with the legal regulator?

You may read presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from investigations started on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA could monitor call for training purposes.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Thurmaston regulated by the SRA

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

  • Sona Solicitors Ltd, 221 Melton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 7AN
  • Peter Astill & Co, 7 Hannah Parade, Stonehill Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 4JE
  • Rakkani Solicitors, 180 Melton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5EE
  • Edward Hands & Lewis Limited, The Old School Rooms, 346 Loughborough Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PJ
  • Tanna & Co Solicitors Limited, 7 Loughborough Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5LJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Thurmaston regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Thurmaston practicing in commercial conveyancing in Thurmaston. This will likely include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Sona Solicitors Ltd, 221 Melton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 7AN
  • Rakkani Solicitors, 180 Melton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5EE
  • Edward Hands & Lewis Limited, The Old School Rooms, 346 Loughborough Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PJ
  • Tanna & Co Solicitors Limited, 7 Loughborough Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5LJ
  • Lawson West Solicitors Limited, 241 Uppingham Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 4DG

Planning law solicitors in Thurmaston regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Thurmaston specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Lawson West Solicitors Limited, 241 Uppingham Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 4DG
  • Zms Legal Limited, 11 Bowling Green Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6AS
  • Spearing Waite Llp, 34 Pocklingtons Walk, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6BU

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

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