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Top 5 reasons to use our service to assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Wheathampstead

  • 1 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have very good personal links with Wheathampstead estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 The firms shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Wheathampstead regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 4 Over the years Wheathampstead solicitor have developed valuable connections with Wheathampstead 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 home move in Wheathampstead.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Wheathampstead is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wheathampstead since October 2021*

Disposal

of detached residence residence, Salisbury Road, AL5 5AY completing on 20/10/2021 at a price of £315,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of apartment Coldharbour Lane AL5 4NH, at the agreed consideration of £286,500. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Disposal

of detached residence property, Woodstock Road North, AL1 4QB completing on 22/10/2021 at a price of £1,625,010. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of terraced residence, High Street, AL2 1RJ completing on 20/10/2021 at a price of £380,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wheathampstead

I am buying a property mortgage free in Wheathampstead. I have lived for the previous twelve years in Wheathampstead. Conveyancing searches are exorbitant. Given that I know the area and road intimately should I not bother getting the solicitor to do all the conveyancing searches?

If you not getting a home loan, then all but one or two of the Wheathampstead conveyancing searches are optional. Your solicitor will try and steer you, no-doubt strongly, that you should have searches carried out, but he is duty bound to take that path of guidance. Do bear in mind; if you are intend to dispose of the house at a future date, it may be of interest to your prospective purchaser what the searches disclose. Sometimes properties with apparent issues can still show up unexpected search results. A competent conveyancing solicitor in Wheathampstead should be able to give you some sensible advice in this regard.

I am considering applying for a Nottingham mortgage for purchase of a newly converted (under development) in Wheathampstead with 70% LTV. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Nottingham ?

In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on the Nottingham conveyancing panel, but Nottingham would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same transaction.

I completed on my flat on 2 September and the transaction details is yet to be on the land registry website. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Wheathampstead said it will be dealt with in a couple of weeks. Are titles in Wheathampstead particularly slow to register?

As far as conveyancing in Wheathampstead is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of the country. Rather than based on location, timeframes can vary depending on who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry need to notify any third parties. As of today approximately 80% of such applications are fully dealt with in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be extensive delays. Historically registration takes place after the purchaser has moved in to the premises thus registration formalities is not usually an essential issue but where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor should speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I have been advised by numerous selling agents in Wheathampstead to choose a property lawyer on your site. What’s the financial incentive for Estate Agents to offer your site ahead of a competitor’s?

We don’t make any commission for pointing buyers and sellers our way. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission because a client could think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a house in Swansea but I am based in Wheathampstead. My conveyancer (who is 300 miles from meneeds me to sign a stat dec before the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Wheathampstead to attest and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Wheathampstead based

What is the reason for my conveyancer requiring a list of items of ID ahead of starting selling or buying a property in Wheathampstead?

Wheathampstead lawyers are obliged by the Law Society, SRA, HM Land Registry and current Money Laundering legislation to certify that the have verified the identity of their clients. It is also sometimes a requirement of your bank where you are taking a mortgage. Furthermore they have to complete various forms, particularly those relating to Land Tax and need to have information such as your full names, NI number and DOB.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Wheathampstead regulated by the SRA

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

  • Perrins Solicitors Llp, 10 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US
  • Alban Perrin Limited, 10 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US
  • Paul Berg & Taylor, Clayton House, 7 Vaughan Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4EF
  • Wright Tamana-sugden, The Leys, 2c Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2TL
  • Wright & Co, The Leys, 2c Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2TL

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wheathampstead regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Wheathampstead practicing in commercial conveyancing in Wheathampstead. This could include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Perrins Solicitors Llp, 10 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US
  • Alban Perrin Limited, 10 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US
  • Paul Berg & Taylor, Clayton House, 7 Vaughan Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4EF
  • Wright & Co, The Leys, 2c Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2TL
  • Wright Tamana-sugden, The Leys, 2c Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2TL

Planning law solicitors in Wheathampstead regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wheathampstead practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on special planning controls
  • Perrins Solicitors Llp, 10 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US
  • Alban Perrin Limited, 10 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US
  • Debenhams Ottaway Llp, Ivy House, 107 St. Peters Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3EW

Neighboring Locations

Harpenden
Wheathampstead
Hertfordshire
Welwyn Garden City
St Albans
Hatfield

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

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