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Conveyancing in Wigan : Keep it Local

Wigan Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 February was the busiest month and January was the next busiest month while December was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Wigan
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for last year was £827
  • 3 The most common indemnity insurance policies for Wigan conveyancing is Restrictive Covenant
  • 4 Average time frame of 38 days for registration of title in Wigan
  • 5 Percentage of cases in Wigan that are buy to let is 23%

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wigan since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wigan

I am in need of a conveyancer. Do I opt for a nationwide conveyancer or a local Wigan conveyancing solicitor?

Existing third party relationships are another important factor to consider when appointing conveyancing lawyers. Wigan conveyancers enjoy long term relationships with financial advisers and agents, local authorities, surveyors and other law firms meaning you will move in shortest possible time. Having a well rounded insight into the local area also helps too.

Do I have to pop into the offices of the solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Wigan so that I can pop in to their offices if necessary.

Most approved lawyers for lenders conduct their work via the post, internet or over the phone. This enables them to carry out the conveyancing transaction regardless of where you live in the country. That being said you should check if you have the option of going to the offices of your conveyancing lawyer if you prefer.

I require fast conveyancing in Wigan as I am under a deadline to sign on the dotted line in less than one month. A mortgage is not required. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a cash buyer you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no law firm would advise that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Wigan the following are examples of what can crop up and therefore impact market value: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Wigan?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Wigan. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Given that I am about to part with hundreds of thousands of pounds on a two bedroom apartment in Wigan I wish to talk to a solicitor about mytransaction ahead of giving the go ahead to the firm. Can this be arranged?

Absolutely - we would be happy to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the solicitor who will be conducting your conveyancing in Wigan.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique individual, not a case reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are quoted for your conveyancing in Wigan should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

What are my options where I am dissatisfied with the conveyancer who did our conveyancing in Wigan?

We live in an imperfect world, and unfortunately occasionally things do go wrong. Nevertheless there is recourse where you were not happy with your conveyancing in Wigan. This varies from trying to resolve matters directly with them, through to reporting a property lawyer to their regulator. If you remain unhappy you may consider getting in touch with the Legal Ombudsman.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Wigan regulated by the SRA

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

  • Alker Ball Healds, 29-33 King Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1EG
  • Simpson Heald Pearson, Suite 4, Bank Chambers, 1 Library Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1NN
  • Platt & Fishwick, 47 King Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1DB
  • Hilton Norbury, 6-8 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2AD
  • Vincent & Co, 13 Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1SX

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Wigan

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Wigan practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Alker Ball Healds, 29-33 King Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1EG
  • Vincent & Co, 13 Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1SX
  • Mccarthy Bennett Holland Solicitors, 26 Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1TD
  • Houghton Pigot & Co, 25 Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1TD
  • Greenhalgh Kerr Solicitors Ltd, Olympic House, 8 Beecham Court, Smithy Brook Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN3 6PR

Planning law solicitors in Wigan regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Wigan practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Hcb Widdows Mason Limited, 3 - 5 King Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 4LP

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

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