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Top reasons to let us assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Weymouth

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often based hundreds of miles away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Weymouth
  • 2 The Weymouth conveyancing practitioners that we work with are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Weymouth
  • 3 The organisations shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 4 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Weymouth have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Weymouth and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 Weymouth conveyancers have a significant advantage when it comes to Weymouth conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your sale or purchase

Examples of recent conveyancing in Weymouth since August 2023*


of apartment Commercial Road DT4 7TY, at sale price of £145,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities


of apartment Doulton Close DT4 0GX, at a price of £220,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion


of apartment Great George Street DT4 7AR, at sale amount of £70,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges


of house property, Great George Street, DT4 8NN completing on 26/09/2023 at a price of £195,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Weymouth

We are a couple about to sign contracts for a garden flat in Weymouth. We encountered a stumbling block. Our mortgage offer with Godiva Mortgages Ltd expires on 24/1/2024 but the owners are suggesting a completion date of 26/1/2024. Can one extend the loan expiry date?

The best person to address this question is your solicitors who is in a position to determine if he or she is corresponding with the mortgage company, vendor’s lawyers, estate agents or conceivably all three based on the circumstances your conveyancing to date.

I just bought a property at auction in Weymouth. Conveyancing is necessary. What happens now?

Given that you are now to all intents and purposes signed on the dotted line you will need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor soon as you are facing a fast approaching deadline in which to complete the transaction. All auction property will have a bespoke auction set of papers. This will likely include evidence of title and search results. In the case of leasehold property the auction papers may contain a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation relating to a leasehold property. You need to pass this on to your appointed conveyancing solicitor ASAP. You also need to ensure that you have funds in place to complete on the on the contractual date .

We are getting a further advance on our home loan from Nationwide as we wish to carry out a loft conversion to our home in Weymouth. Do we need to select a nearby Weymouth solicitor on the Nationwide conveyancing panel to handle the legals?

Nationwide don't usually require firms on their conveyancing panel to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Nationwide panel.

I have instructed a Weymouth lawyer having checked that they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Leeds Building Society will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Leeds Building Society will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. Your property lawyer will not organise the survey but they may be able to put you in touch with a local one that they recommend. RICS offers a find a surveyor service (just google it) where you can search for a qualified surveyor by your Weymouth postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Leeds Building Society, you could contact them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors in Weymouth.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Weymouth?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Weymouth. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Weymouth in advance of retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor advised that some banks will refuse to issue a loan on this type of home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Halifax. If you contact us we can check via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Weymouth. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Weymouth especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Weymouth.

Is it possible to transfer to a new conveyancer as I have to find one who is on the Accord Mortgages Ltd conveyancing panel. I was using a family conveyancing solicitor in Weymouth five minutes from me but she is not accepted by Accord Mortgages Ltd

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Weymouth on the Accord Mortgages Ltd panel. Please note that the law firms that we on the directory do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are authorised and regulated by the SRA who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Weymouth. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this site, you can contrast charges for conveyancing solicitors in Weymouth and throughout England and Wales.

I need to instruct a conveyancing practitioner in Weymouth for my sale. Is there any facility to review a solicitor's complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

Members of the public can review documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from inquisitions started on or after Jan 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 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may recorded call for training requirements.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Weymouth regulated by the SRA

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

  • Mustoe Shorter Solicitors & Advocates, 7-8 Frederick Place, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8HQ
  • Pengillys Llp, 67 St Thomas Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8HB
  • Redferns, Lupins Business Centre, 1-3 Greenhill, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7SS

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Weymouth

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Weymouth practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Mustoe Shorter Solicitors & Advocates, 7-8 Frederick Place, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8HQ
  • Pengillys Llp, 67 St Thomas Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8HB
  • Redferns, Lupins Business Centre, 1-3 Greenhill, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7SS

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Weymouth regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Weymouth but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Wessex Conveyancing Ltd, First Floor, DT4 8NS
  • Philip Hall & Co Limited, Longfield Chambers, 2 Bramble Drove, DT2 8ED

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

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