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Reasons to use our Trafford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Trafford lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Trafford conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 2 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Trafford regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Trafford have a grasp oflocal concerns peculiar to Trafford and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 4 Chances are that the the conveyancers for the other party have offices in Trafford - if so sets of solicitors are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 Trafford property lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Trafford since July 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Trafford

Are all Trafford Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel?

It is true that some banks and building societies now use CQS as the starting point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS membership however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitors wishing to remain on their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.

I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Leeds Building Society. Trafford conveyancing lawyers have been selected. How long does it take for Leeds Building Society to send the offer to the solicitor?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Leeds Building Society done the survey? Have you informed Leeds Building Society as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

I have paid off my mortgage with Lloyds. I assume I don't need a Trafford conveyancer on the Lloyds panel to remove the mortgage at the Land Registry. Am I right?

If you have finished paying off your Lloyds mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Lloyds mortgage from the register. Lloyds, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Lloyds has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Lloyds has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Lloyds mortgage has been paid off.

I purchased a semi-detached Georgian house in Trafford. Conveyancing solicitor represented me and Halifax. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold under the matching property. Is it worth asking Halifax to clarify?

You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Trafford and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also enquire as to the position with your conveyancing lawyer who completed the work.

I'm buying a new build house in Trafford with the aid of help to buy. The developers refused to move on the amount so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The house builders rep told me not disclose to my solicitor about the deal as it would affect my loan with the bank. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I decided to have a survey completed on a house in Trafford ahead of appointing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may not give a mortgage on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Trafford. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Trafford to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

What does commercial conveyancing in Trafford cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Trafford covers a wide array of services, given by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Trafford. I have chance upon a web site which looks to be the perfect answer If there is a chance to get all this stuff done via phone that would be preferable. Should I be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

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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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 should include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Trafford regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Trafford specialising in commercial conveyancing in Trafford. This should include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • 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
  • Michael Taylor & Co, 38 Crofts Bank Road, Urmston, Manchester, Lancashire, M41 0TQ

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

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