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Wallasey Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 82% freehold and 18% leasehold conveyancing in Wallasey for last year
  • 2 Average time from start to moving day was 55 days for conveyancing in Wallasey
  • 3 Average Stamp Duty Payable for last year was £780
  • 4 Percentage of cases in Wallasey that are buy to let is 35%
  • 5 June was the busiest month and February was the next busiest month while April was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Wallasey

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wallasey since October 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wallasey

At what point can the exchange of contracts occur in purchase conveyancing in Wallasey and am I required to be at the solicitors office?

Where you are in close proximity to our conveyancing solicitors in Wallasey you are welcome to attend to sign the paperwork. That being said, the law practices we recommend provide countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give just as detailed and professional a job for you when dealing with you by post or email. The signing of the contract is not when everything is set in stone. A signed contract is just a prerequisite for the solicitor to officially exchange at the appropriate time, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where a long "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Wallasey)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

Are the BSA planning on creating a online directory to list practices on the Loughborough BS conveyancing panel for instance in Wallasey?

We would not expect to be advised of any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a tool.

When it comes to lenders such as Coventry BS, do Wallasey solicitors have to pay a fee to be on the conveyancing panel?

We are unaware of any bank fees to register on their panel, although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

I am purchasing a property in Wallasey. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Co-operative be concerned?

Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Co-operative your lawyer must comply with the conveyancing requirements outlined in Part 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Co-operative. The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook includes minimum specifications for solar panel roof-space leases, and property lawyers are required to report to Co-operative where a lease fails to comply with these conditions. The provisions relate to the installation of panels on properties countrywide and is not isolated to Wallasey.

My wife and I are at the point of looking at houses in Wallasey and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it premature to have a solicitor in place? I am planning to take a home loan with HSBC.

It would be sensible to start your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the EA. As you are getting a mortgage with HSBC, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the HSBC conveyancing panel.

My relative advised me that where I am purchasing in Wallasey I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

A search of this type is usually included in the estimate for your Wallasey conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out significant information about Wallasey around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Local Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data concerning Wallasey.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my home can not be found. The conveyancers who did the conveyancing in Wallasey 4 years ago are no longer around. What are my next steps?

You no longer need to have the physical deeds to evidence that you are the registered proprietor of land or property, given that the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.

I am purchasing a flat mortgage free. I have provided lawyer with 2 distinct evidence of photo identification, bank statement, multiple utility bills. Now he wants a copy from a probate lawyer stating that the funds are in order and that it has come from inheritance and not dealing E's in Ibiza.

In today’s world you will not be able to complete any Wallasey conveyancing transaction without first providing evidence of your identity to your lawyers. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a utility bill. Remember if you are providing your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper part and photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other. Evidence of your source of funds is required under Money Laundering Regulations.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Wallasey regulated by the SRA

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

  • Valentine Duggins Solicitors, 101 Wallasey Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH44 2AA
  • Burd Ward Solicitors Limited, 23-27 Seaview Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 4QT
  • Robert Bingham Limited, 26-28 Liscard Crescent, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH44 1AE
  • Wirral Solicitors Limited, 96-98 Victoria Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 2JF
  • Carpenters, Leonard House, Scotts Quays, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 1FB

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wallasey regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Wallasey specialising in commercial conveyancing in Wallasey. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Valentine Duggins Solicitors, 101 Wallasey Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH44 2AA
  • Robert Bingham Limited, 26-28 Liscard Crescent, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH44 1AE
  • Wirral Solicitors Limited, 96-98 Victoria Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 2JF
  • Carpenters, Leonard House, Scotts Quays, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 1FB
  • Carpenters Limited, Leonard House, Scotts Quays, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 1FB

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Wallasey regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Wallasey but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Kennan Kay Kerr Legal Services Llp, 246 Stanley Road, L20 3ER

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

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