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Reasons to use our Whiteley conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Whiteley solicitors work in partnership with Whiteley estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, offering all the advice and support you require
  • 2 Whiteley conveyancing lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 3 Whiteley lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to Whiteley conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your home move
  • 4 The Whiteley conveyancing practitioners that are identified are dedicated to providing the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Whiteley
  • 5 Using a a family Solicitor on the whole results in a more bespoke service. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Whiteley since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whiteley

We are acquiring our first home. The solicitor has calledto check if we want to order supplemental conveyancing searches. Frankly we have no idea as to what's relevant for conveyancing in Whiteley

The extent of Whiteley conveyancing searches should be dictated entirely on the premises, the location, the possibility of any of these risks, your familiarity of the region and risks, your overall appetite to risk. What is important is that you adequately comprehend what information the searches could provide. You may then make a decision if you personally think you need that information. If unsure, ask your solicitor to recommend.

We're in Whiteley, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is RBS , and our solicitor is on the RBS conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the RBS conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancing practitioner should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I require expedited conveyancing in Whiteley as I am under a deadline to complete in less than 2 weeks. A home loan is not required. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a mortgage free purchaser you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no conveyancer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Whiteley the following are instances of issues that can arise and therefore affect market value: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

My wife and I have a renovated Edwardian property in Whiteley. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and National Westminster Bank. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold with the matching property. Is it worth asking National Westminster Bank to clarify?

You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Whiteley and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also enquire as to the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the conveyancing.

About to purchase a new build flat in Whiteley. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Whiteley

    Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier?

My company is hoping to take over a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering fixed charges for commercial conveyancing in Whiteley for below £1,200?

We can recommend firms who have well rounded knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Whiteley, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. Whether you are hoping to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we can find you the right lawyer. As for the charges this will depend on the structure and complexity of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your details or call so as to enable us to furnish you with a detailed commercial conveyancing calculation.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Whiteley regulated by the SRA

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

  • Now Legal Llp, 4 Brunel Way, Segensworth East, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 5TX
  • Placidi Law Company Limited, 27 Middle Road, Park Gate, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 7GH
  • Brutton & Co, 288 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0AJ
  • Starbuck & Mack, 227 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0HA
  • Starbuck And Mack, 227 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0HA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Whiteley regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Whiteley with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Whiteley. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Now Legal Llp, 4 Brunel Way, Segensworth East, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 5TX
  • Placidi Law Company Limited, 27 Middle Road, Park Gate, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 7GH
  • Brutton & Co, 288 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0AJ
  • Starbuck & Mack, 227 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0HA
  • Starbuck And Mack, 227 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0HA

Domestic in Whiteley is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Lawyer instructed by the purchaser once the offer has been accepted
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Conducting Whiteley property searches with respect to the title
  • Reviewing draft contract pack and other documentation supplied by the vendor’s solicitor
  • Raising queries with the seller’s solicitor
  • Negotiating the purchase contract
  • Analysing replies prepared by the owner to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for a Transfer document
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if relevant)
  • Drafting and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; reporting to the purchaser on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the buyer and the home loan (where relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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