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Main reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Waterlooville

  • 1 Our site offers most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory listing lender approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Waterlooville who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Waterlooville solicitors are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 3 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s lawyers have offices in Waterlooville - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 4 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 5 Waterlooville conveyancers work in conjunction with Waterlooville estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, offering all the legal expertise and support you require

Examples of recent conveyancing in Waterlooville since November 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Waterlooville

My previous solicitor has sent a quote for £1150 for no sale no fee conveyancing in Waterlooville. I am looking to sell a Edwardian detached home for £300,000. This sounds over the top. Is it above the norm for conveyancing in Waterlooville?

The charges are a bit high. If you are prepared to invest time scrutinising fee on a like for like basis you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by as much as £125. On the other hand, you maycome to rue choosing an an untested lawyer. Remember to ensure the conveyancer can act for your lender. Do employ our comparison tool to choose a Waterlooville conveyancing practice on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Waterlooville.

As someone unfamiliar with conveyancing in Waterlooville what’s your top tip you can give me concerning the house moving process in Waterlooville

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Waterlooville and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of room for conflict between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For example, the vendor, estate agent and even potentially a mortgage company. Appointing a law firm for your conveyancing in Waterlooville an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE party in the transaction whose interest is to protect your legal interests and to protect you.

Every so often a third party with a vested interest may try and persuade you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For example, the estate agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your solicitor is wrong. Or your financial adviser may advise you to do take action that is against your solicitors guidance. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the home moving process.

A relative suggested that if I am purchasing in Waterlooville I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

A search of this type is sometimes included in the estimate for your Waterlooville conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Waterlooville around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Waterlooville Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Waterlooville Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Waterlooville.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Waterlooville with a mortgage from The Royal Bank of Scotland. The developers refused to move on the amount so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The house builders rep told me not inform my lawyer about this deal as it would jeopardize my mortgage 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.

How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business offices in Waterlooville and how can you help?

The 1954 Act affords protection to commercial leaseholders, giving them the legal entitlement to make a request to court for a new tenancy and remain in occupation when the lease reaches an end. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complex. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Waterlooville is one of the many locations in which the firms we work with are located

What are your top tips when it comes to choosing a Waterlooville conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Waterlooville conveyancing practice) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you talk with two or three firms including non Waterlooville conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be helpful:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in Waterlooville who can give a testimonial? How familiar is the firm with lease extension legislation?

Waterlooville Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

    It would be prudent to discover as much as you can concerning the managing agents as they will impact your use and enjoyment of the property. As the owner of a leasehold property you are frequently at the mercy of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to daily issues like the tidiness of the communal areas. Enquire of other people whether they are happy with them. On a final note, be sure you know the dates that the maintenance charges are due to the managing agents and precisely what it includes. Where a Waterlooville lease has less than 80 years it will affect the value of the flat. It is worth checking with your bank that they are content with residual term of the lease. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will probably have to extend the lease sooner rather than later and you need to have some idea of what this will be. Remember, in most cases you will need to own the premises for a couple of years before you are entitled to extend the lease. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their maintenance charge payments?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Waterlooville regulated by the SRA

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

  • Grenville Young Solicitor, 51 Woodfield Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 1AN
  • Hughes Way, 10 South Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1DA
  • Wessex Solicitors Chambers Limited, 4 Highbury Buildings, Portsmouth Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 2SN
  • Verisona Limited, 1000 Lakeside, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 3EN
  • Coffin Mew Llp, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 3EN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Waterlooville regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Waterlooville with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Waterlooville. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Grenville Young Solicitor, 51 Woodfield Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 1AN
  • Hughes Way, 10 South Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1DA
  • Verisona Limited, 1000 Lakeside, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 3EN
  • Coffin Mew Llp, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 3EN
  • Blakelaw Director Services Ltd, Harbour Court, Compass Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4ST

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Waterlooville regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Waterlooville but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Haines Conveyancing, 2 Westbrook Centre, PO7 8SE

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