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Reasons to use our Woodbury conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors are located in Woodbury - if so sets of solicitors are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 Lawyer conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal links with Woodbury estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Excellent communication and a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Woodbury home moves can become a lot more complicated due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Woodbury are familiar with the local concerns specific to Woodbury and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Woodbury 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.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Woodbury since March 2022*

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of house property, Halsdon Avenue, EX8 3DW completing on 17/03/2022 at a price of £625,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Woodbury

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Woodbury is more expensive?

In short, leasehold conveyancing in Woodbury and elsewhere usually involve more hours of investigation compared to freehold transactions. This includes reviewing the lease, corresponding with the landlord concerning the service of required notices, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, procuring the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – regardless of the fact the lease has passed through many different property solicitors hands since it was first entered into.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in Woodbury. Now, I need the documents but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Woodbury of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

My business partner and I are hoping to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend lawyers offering no-sale-no fees for commercial conveyancing in Woodbury for below £2000?

We are happy to recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Woodbury, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are looking to buy or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a whole business we can put you in touch with the right solicitor. As for the fees this will depend on the structure and heads of terms of the proposed transaction. Let us have your details or call us so that we can provide you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.

Should I choose a Woodbury conveyancing lawyer who is local to the property I am buying? We have a good friend who can handle the legal work but her office is over three hundred kilometers drive away.

The primary upside of using a local Woodbury conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to execute paperwork, present your identification documents and pester them if necessary. They will also have local insight which is a bonus. However it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who used your friend and on the whole were happy that should outweigh using an unfamiliar Woodbury conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being local.

I only have 72 years left on my flat in Woodbury. I am keen to extend my lease but my landlord is missing. What options are available to me?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be granted an extra 90 years by the Court. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have used your best endeavours to track down the lessor. On the whole an enquiry agent should be helpful to try and locate and prepare a report to be accepted by the court as evidence that the freeholder can not be located. It is wise to seek advice from a conveyancer in relation to proving the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Woodbury.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Woodbury - Examples of Queries before buying

    How much is the ground rent and service charge? On the whole the cost for major works are not included within service charges, although some managing agents in Woodbury require leaseholders to contribute towards a reserve fund created for the specific purpose of establishing a fund for larger works. The prefered form of lease arrangement is a share of the freehold. In this arrangement the lessees enjoy being in charge if their destiny and notwithstanding that a managing agent is frequently retained if the building is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent is directed by the tenants.

Having used your search tool I can't find the lawyer I was hoping to instruct as being on the bank conveyancing panel. My lawyer has said that they are on the lender approved panel. How can I be sure given that they are not listed on your directory?

Not all firms are yet listed on our lender panel search tool which is still relatively new. Law firms are listing on a daily basis and it is probably the case that your lawyer is on the bank conveyancing lawyer and you should probably take them at their word. Please do feel free to suggest that they completing their listing on our site as it would only cost them £1 a month to list themselves as being on the lender solicitor panel.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Woodbury regulated by the SRA

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

  • F Arthur Jones & Co, 35 The Strand, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1AQ
  • Vine Orchards, Trinity Chambers, 49 Rolle Street, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2RS
  • Michelmores Llp, Woodwater House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5WR
  • S J Stoker Solicitors, 1 Emperor Way, Exeter Business Park, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3QS

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Woodbury

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Woodbury specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • F Arthur Jones & Co, 35 The Strand, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1AQ
  • Vine Orchards, Trinity Chambers, 49 Rolle Street, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2RS
  • Michelmores Llp, Woodwater House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5WR

Planning law solicitors in Woodbury regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Woodbury specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Michelmores Llp, Woodwater House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5WR

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