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  • 1 Whitchurch lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Whitchurch home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 2 Whitchurch solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Whitchurch conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your conveyancing
  • 3 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing lender approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Whitchurch registered with the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Whitchurch is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 5 Whitchurch conveyancing lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Whitchurch since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whitchurch

AssumingI was to buy a simple residential propertyin Whitchurch for cash and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much could I expect to to save on my conveyancing in Whitchurch?

Any savings you would achieve would be limited to the costs for searches. The conveyancing practitioner still got to do everything else - money laundering, correspond with your vendors property lawyer, stamp duty submission, register the property etc. You might save a bit for them not needing to register a mortgage however it will not be significant.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Whitchurch. My lender is Nationwide Building Society

Nationwide Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 8/6/2024, the requirements read as follows :

I have todayfound out that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Whitchurch for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 18 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to see if the premises is in your name, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Whitchurch conveyancing specialists.

I am downsizing from my home. My previous solicitors have shut. I would be grateful for any recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Whitchurch if that makes a difference.

You should use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Whitchurch. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

I own a leasehold flat in Whitchurch. Conveyancing and The Mortgage Works mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing practitioner in Whitchurch who acted for me is not around. Do I pay?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. You do not need to incur the fees of a Whitchurch conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I bought a ground floor flat in Whitchurch, conveyancing was carried out November 2010. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Whitchurch with an extended lease are worth £179,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 levied per year. The lease ceases on 21st October 2081

With just 57 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £26,600 and £30,800 plus professional fees.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. Do not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other issues that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

What if there is an issue with the searches carried out as part of our conveyancing in Whitchurch?

Normally, most issues that arise in Whitchurch conveyancing search responses can be dealt with in advance of completion or title insurance could possibly be put in place. It is important to note that even though you are purchasing the premises and may be content to live with the search results, your mortgage lender may not, and when all said and done have the final decision.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Whitchurch regulated by the SRA

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

  • Cooke Painter Limited, 314 Wells Road, Knowle, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS4 2QG
  • David Lees & Co, 319 Wells Road, Bristol, Avon, BS4 2QD
  • Nelson Legal Llp, Victory House, 172 Wells Road, Knowle, Bristol, BS4 2AL
  • Peter Burrows & Co, 194 North Street, Bedminster, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS3 1JF
  • Watkins Solicitors Incorporating Brain Sinnott & Co, 192 North Street, Bedminster, Bristol, Bristol, BS3 1JF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Whitchurch regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Whitchurch with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Whitchurch. This will likely include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Cooke Painter Limited, 314 Wells Road, Knowle, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS4 2QG
  • David Lees & Co, 319 Wells Road, Bristol, Avon, BS4 2QD
  • Watkins Solicitors Incorporating Brain Sinnott & Co, 192 North Street, Bedminster, Bristol, Bristol, BS3 1JF
  • Open Trustees Limited, 2 Temple Back East, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6EG
  • Osborne Clarke Trustees Limited, 2 Temple Back East, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6EG

Planning law solicitors in Whitchurch regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Whitchurch specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Osborne Clarke Trustees Limited, 2 Temple Back East, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6EG
  • Open Trustees Limited, 2 Temple Back East, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6EG
  • Burges Salmon Llp, 1 Glass Wharf, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS2 0ZX
  • Bond Pearce Llp, 3 Temple Quay, Temple Back East, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6DZ
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards Llp, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 4QA

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

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