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Reasons to use our Winterbourne conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Winterbourne lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Winterbourne conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 2 Chances are that the other side’s solicitors are located in Winterbourne - if so sets of lawyers are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Winterbourne is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Winterbourne have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Winterbourne and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 5 Our site is the only site offering you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Winterbourne will be conducted by a conveyancer on your mortgage lender’s member panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Winterbourne since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Winterbourne

I am nearing an exchange on a flat in Winterbourne and my parents have transferred the ten percent deposit to my lawyer. I am now informed that as the deposit has not come from me my lawyer needs to disclose this to my mortgage company. I am advised that, in also acting for the bank he must advise them that the balance of the purchase price is coming from anyone other than me. I disclosed to the lender concerning my parents' contribution when I applied for the home loan, so is it really necessary for him to raise this?

The solicitor is duty bound to clarify with mortgage company to make sure that they know that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own funds. Your solicitor can only report this to your bank if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.

At what point will exchange of contracts happen for purchase conveyancing in Winterbourne and do I need to attend the conveyancers branch?

Where you are in close proximity to one of the conveyancing solicitors in Winterbourne you are welcome to attend to sign contracts. However, the law practices we recommend supply countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give as equally detailed and professional a job for you when communicating with you digitally. The signing of the contract is not the critical part. Signing on the dotted line is necessary for the solicitor to address the formalities at the appropriate time, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where a lengthy "chain" is in the mix, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Winterbourne)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

How does conveyancing in Winterbourne differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Winterbourne approach us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is completed. This is because developers in Winterbourne typically buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Winterbourne or who has acted in the same development.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Winterbourne is the location of the property. Can you offer any opinion?

Flying freeholds in Winterbourne are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Winterbourne you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Winterbourne may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

How simple is it to use your search facility to get a quote from a conveyancing lawyer in Winterbourne on the panel for my mortgage?

First choose a bank such as Santander, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Platform Home Loans Ltd then specify your location a common one being Winterbourne. Conveyancing organisations in Winterbourne and nationally will then be shown.

I am in need of some leasehold conveyancing in Winterbourne. Before I set the wheels in motion I would like to find out the remaining lease term.

Assuming the lease is registered - and almost all are in Winterbourne - then the leasehold title will always include the basic details of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

I invested in buying a 2 bed flat in Winterbourne, conveyancing formalities finalised 7 years ago. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Comparable properties in Winterbourne with over 90 years remaining are worth £191,000. The ground rent is £55 yearly. The lease ceases on 21st October 2078

With 54 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to range between £32,300 and £37,400 plus costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action based on this information before getting professional advice.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Winterbourne regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Winterbourne specialising in commercial conveyancing in Winterbourne. This should include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Richard Herne & Co, 113 High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5HF
  • Adams Burrows, 34 Broad Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5NS
  • Hoole & Co, 65 Gloucester Road, Patchway, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS34 5JH
  • Davis Wood, 884 Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Bristol, Avon, BS16 3XB
  • Co-operative Legal Services Limited, 650 Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS32 4SD

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

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Winterbourne but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, Unit 7 The Willow Brook Centre, BS32 8BS
  • Hoffman Male, Regus Aztec West, BS32 4AQ
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Gloucester Road, BS7 8BG
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 73 Westbury Hill, BS9 3AD
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Whiteladies Road, BS8 2SB

Planning law solicitors in Winterbourne regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Winterbourne practicing in planning law. This should include advice on compulsory purchases in Winterbourne
  • Martin Evans, 36 Laurie Crescent, Henleaze, Bristol, Avon, BS9 4TA
  • Bevan Brittan Llp, Kings Orchard, 1 Queen Street, Bristol, Bristol, BS2 0HQ
  • Burges Salmon Llp, 1 Glass Wharf, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS2 0ZX
  • Das Law Limited, North Quay, Temple Back, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6FL
  • Bond Pearce Llp, 3 Temple Quay, Temple Back East, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 6DZ

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

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