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Top 5 reasons to let us assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Whitchurch

  • 1 The companies shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 2 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Whitchurch have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Whitchurch and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 3 This site is the first site offering you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Whitchurch will be conducted by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 4 Solicitor conveyancing lawyers have extremely good personal connections with Whitchurch selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often located many kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Whitchurch

Examples of recent conveyancing in Whitchurch since September 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whitchurch

My son-in-law is buying a newly built flat in Whitchurch with a home loan from Coventry BS. His solicitor has said that there is a delay in receiving the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. This document is news to me - what is it and who needs sight of it?

The form is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when asked. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Coventry BS conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unexperienced as FTB of a two bedroom flat in Whitchurch. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on completion from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will instruct a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Whitchurch?

On the day of completion you will not be required to attend the conveyancers office in Whitchurch. Your solicitors will transfer the completion advance to the owner’s lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be called to collect the keys from the selling Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this occurs between 1 and 3pm.

Are all Whitchurch Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Nottingham conveyancing panel?

It is true that some banks and building societies now make use of the accreditation scheme as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to join their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.

Our sealed bid on a property in Whitchurch has been agreed to, the vendors do nevertheless have an associated purchase. The owners have offered on a flat, however it’s not yet tied up, and have viewings of other properties in the pipeline. I have selected a local conveyancing solicitor in Whitchurch. What should be my next step? At what stage should I apply for the mortgage with Kent Reliance?

It is usual to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (mortgage application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Whitchurch conveyancing search fees, etc). The first thing to do is check that your conveyancer is on the Kent Reliance approved list. Regarding the subsequent steps this very much dictated by the specifics of your transaction, motivation for the property and on the state of the market. In a hot market the majority of purchasers will apply for the mortgage with Kent Reliance and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their conveyancing practitioner to press on with searches.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could affect a commercial premises in Whitchurch?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Whitchurch will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Whitchurch. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Whitchurch.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Whitchurch it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may result in delays to Whitchurch commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Whitchurch.

five months have gone by since my purchase conveyancing in Whitchurch took place. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I am looking to sell my property. My former solicitors have shut. It would be helpful to have a 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 regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.

As co-executor for the will of my aunt I am selling a residence in Monmouth but reside in Whitchurch. My conveyancer (who is 260 miles awayhas requested that I sign a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Whitchurch who can attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Whitchurch based

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Whitchurch

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Whitchurch with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Cooke Painter Limited, 314 Wells Road, Knowle, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS4 2QG
  • David Lees & Co, 319 Wells Road, Bristol, Avon, BS4 2QD
  • 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
  • Burges Salmon Llp, 1 Glass Wharf, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS2 0ZX

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Whitchurch regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Whitchurch but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Key Property Lawyers Limited, Barley Lodge, BS31 2BP
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, The Plaza, 275 North Street, BS3 1JN
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Gloucester Road, BS7 8BG
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Whiteladies Road, BS8 2SB

Planning law solicitors in Whitchurch regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Whitchurch practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • 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
  • 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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