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Reasons to use our Whittlesey conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Whittlesey has a number to select from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 2 Whittlesey solicitors work in conjunction with Whittlesey estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to clients every step of the way, to ensure you’re kept informed as to progress throughout
  • 3 The Whittlesey conveyancing practitioners that we work with are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and investors in Whittlesey
  • 4 Whittlesey solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to Whittlesey conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your conveyancing
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Whittlesey is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Whittlesey since October 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Whittlesey

When will exchange of contracts take place for sale conveyancing in Whittlesey and do I need to be at the conveyancers branch?

Where you are near to our conveyancing solicitors in Whittlesey you are invited in to sign the paperwork. That being said, the lender approved solicitors we recommend supply countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give as equally detailed and professional a job for you when dealing with you electronically. The executing of the contract is not the critical part. Signing on the dotted line is necessary for the firm to officially exchange at the suitable time, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where an extended "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Whittlesey)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.

My mortgage company has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Whittlesey but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Whittlesey or nearer to where I live. Are you able to help?

Not all Whittlesey conveyancing practitioners are approved and listed on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Use the above search tool to identify a Whittlesey conveyancing firm on the on the bank panel.

Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Whittlesey?

There are two types of lawyers who can carry out conveyancing in Whittlesey namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can handle conveyancing services that you need to complete the disposal or purchase of property. They are both required to handle Whittlesey conveyancing on similar standards and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally carried out and that the necessary procedures should be appropriately taken.

Have just purchased a repossessed house at auction in Whittlesey. Conveyancing is required. What happens now?

Now that you are legally bound yourself to purchase you will need to hire the services of a conveyancing lawyer as a matter of priority as you are facing a tight a drop dead date to complete the purchase. All auction property should have a bespoke legal pack. This will likely include evidence of title and search results. Where you are dealing with leasehold premises the legal pack should provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation specific to a leasehold property. You should hand this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor at the earliest opportunity. Do make sure that that you have the requisite funding in order to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

After shopping around on the internet I have found a Whittlesey lawyer having checked that they are on the Aldermore conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Aldermore will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Aldermore 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 solicitor 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 Whittlesey postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Aldermore, you could contact them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors in Whittlesey.

My colleague recommended that where I am purchasing in Whittlesey I should ask my conveyancer to execute a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is occasionally included in the estimate for your Whittlesey conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out important information about Whittlesey around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Whittlesey Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data concerning Whittlesey.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years ago for my conveyancing in Whittlesey. Now, I need the documents but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Whittlesey of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Whittlesey prior to appointing conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some lenders may refuse to give a mortgage on such a house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you contact us we can check with 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 Whittlesey. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Whittlesey to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Whittlesey regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Whittlesey with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Whittlesey. This may include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Greenwoods Solicitors Llp, Monkstone House, City Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1JE
  • Taylor Rose Ttkw Limited, Northminster House, Northminster, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1YN
  • Waller Needham & Green, 72-74 Broadway, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1SU
  • Hegarty Llp, 48 Broadway, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1YW
  • Hegarty (peterborough) Limited, 48 Broadway, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1YW

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

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Whittlesey but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Pdr Property Lawyers Ltd, 5 Market Street, PE7 1BA
  • Pirie Palmann Ltd, Priestgate House, PE1 1JN

Planning law solicitors in Whittlesey regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Whittlesey with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Greenwoods Solicitors Llp, Monkstone House, City Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1JE
  • Hegarty Llp, 48 Broadway, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1YW
  • Buckles Solicitors Llp, Grant House, 101 Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1NG
  • The Singh Partnership Ltd, 585 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2PB

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

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