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Reasons to use our Trafford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Trafford lawyers work in conjunction with Trafford estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to home movers every step of the way, offering all the advice and support you require
  • 2 Experience means that Trafford conveyancer have established excellent links with Trafford local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in Trafford.
  • 3 Trafford conveyancers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 The Trafford conveyancing practitioners that we work with are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in Trafford
  • 5 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s conveyancers have offices in Trafford - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms

Examples of recent conveyancing in Trafford since June 2022*

Transfer

of terraced residence, Ollerton Avenue, M33 5HB completing on 29/06/2022 at a price of £345,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Transfer

of house premises, Tiverton Avenue, M33 4SJ completing on 12/07/2022 at a price of £675,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Disposal

of terraced property, Pine Grove, M33 5WN completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £590,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties

Transfer

of semi-detached residence, Edale Grove, M33 4RG completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £670,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Trafford

My IFA has requested my Trafford lawyer’ panel member for the HSBC conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I find this out. I have called my local Trafford branch but they cant find it on their system.

Have you tried contacting your Trafford conveyancing practitioner about this?. Most Trafford law firms will keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each bank.

Please help. My Trafford solicitor is assuring me that he has toapply for Trafford conveyancing searches becausethe firm are on the Santanderapproved lawyer panel. Is this really necessary?

Unfortunately both you and your lawyer have little choice here. As you are taking a mortgage with a mortgage company your lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your bank’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the CML Handbook provisions . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out Trafford conveyancing searches.

I have been recommended a conveyancing solicitor in Trafford. I need to find out if they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Can you advise?

The first thing to do is e-mail your lawyer and ask them whether they can act for the lender. Alternatively please call Leeds Building Society who may be able to help.

My father informed me that in purchasing a property in Trafford there could be various restrictions as to what one can do in terms of external alterations to a property. Is this right?

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

Is it the case that all Trafford solicitor practices on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel are overseen by the SRA?

As solicitors, in order to be on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Many mortgage companies do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such practice would be governed by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

I was told two weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Santander. Is it usual for Santander to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Trafford is approved on their conveyancing panel? Santander have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their Professional Indemnity Insurance Schedule.

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Santander to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Santander conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I used Arc property Solicitors several years past for my conveyancing in Trafford. I now require my file however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Trafford of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am buying a new build flat in Trafford. 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 conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Trafford

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. 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. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Trafford regulated by the SRA

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

  • Bannister Preston, 28-30 Washway Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7QY
  • Slater Heelis Llp, Lloyds Bank Buildings, 16 School Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7XP
  • Property Legal (manchester) Limited, Pls House, 2 Aegean Road, Atlantic Street, Broadheath, Broadheath, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 5UW
  • Michael Taylor & Co, 38 Crofts Bank Road, Urmston, Manchester, Lancashire, M41 0TQ
  • Ford Banks Irwin, 50 Stothard Road, Stretford, Manchester, Lancashire, M32 9HB

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Trafford

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Trafford specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Ralli Limited, Jackson House, Sibson Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7RR
  • Bannister Preston, 28-30 Washway Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7QY
  • Slater Heelis Llp, Lloyds Bank Buildings, 16 School Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7XP
  • Property Legal (manchester) Limited, Pls House, 2 Aegean Road, Atlantic Street, Broadheath, Broadheath, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 5UW
  • Ford Banks Irwin, 50 Stothard Road, Stretford, Manchester, Lancashire, M32 9HB

Planning law solicitors in Trafford regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Trafford practicing in planning law. This may include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Hill & Co, 4-8 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QD
  • Land Law Llp, 10 - 14 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1QB
  • Myerson Solicitors Llp, The Cottages, Regent Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1RX
  • Collings Law Ltd, 51 Stamford New Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1DS
  • Blue Sky Law Limited, 4 Broughville Drive, Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 5WH

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

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