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Top reasons to use our service to help you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Yate

  • 1 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Yate governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 2 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Yate
  • 3 Using a local Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 Yate solicitors are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 5 Property lawyer conveyancing firms have very good personal links with Yate estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Yate since August 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Yate

Why would one appoint a Yate conveyancing firm when internet based conveyancers are cheap by comparison?

By all means make sure that you compare conveyancing costs in Yate and you should seek a reasonable estimate but don’t become consumed with looking for the lowest priced Yate conveyancer. Appointing the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a seamless and a stressful move. You need to ensure that you have expert guidance from a specialist conveyancer. An e-mail can never replace a telephone discussion and are no substitute for a face to face meeting. Our partner firms will find you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor who can handle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, providing a level of hand holding that you rarely receive from an web based conveyancer. Our lawyers will contact you regularly to update you on any developments and keep you informed. Should it ever be necessary to contact the firm you will know who to ask for and they will ensure you're not left wondering what's going on.

My husband and I are approaching an exchange on a flat in Yate and my parents have transferred the exchange deposit to my conveyancing practitioner. I am now advised that as the deposit has not arrived from me my lawyer needs to disclose this to my bank. Apparently, 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 informed the lender about my parents' contribution when I applied for the home loan, so is it really necessary for this now to hold matters up?

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

Can I use your services to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Yate even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for example if I want to buy a shop in Yate with a mortgage from Bank of Scotland?

The service is mainly utilised to get a quote from residential conveyancing solicitors in Yate but we have set out towards the bottom of this page some Yate commercial conveyancing firms. You should enquire with the firm directly to see if they can also act for Bank of Scotland

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unseasoned as FTB of a two bedroom flat in Yate. Do I receive the keys to the house on completion from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will appoint a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Yate?

On the day of completion you will not be required to attend the conveyancers office in Yate. Your solicitors will transfer the purchase money to the owner’s lawyers, and once they have received this, you will be able to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this happens between 1 and 3pm.

We are planning to move house in February. Will my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Yate. Conveyancing lawyer was found before I stumbled across this page.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the keys from the estate agent but this can only happen once the sellers solicitors confirm to the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be passed over. You will need to inform the removal men that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a specific removal company but can help you find a conveyancing in Yate or a lawyer with expertise in conveyancing in Yate.

We expect to receive a AIP from Leeds Building Society this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Leeds Building Society recommend any Yate solicitors on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?

You will need to appoint Yate solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Leeds Building Society through the process.

Last May I purchased a leasehold property in Yate. Am I liable to pay service charges relating to a period prior to completion of my purchase?

In a situation where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous owner and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. However, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. A critical element of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to be sure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

Yate Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries before buying

    It is important to be aware if a new roof is being put on or some other major work is due shortly that will be shared between the leaseholders and will dramatically increase the the maintenance charges or necessitate a specific invoice. Does the lease have onerous restrictions?

What range of conveyancing matters do Yate conveyancing practices typically advise on?

Almost all Yate conveyancing firms can handle a broad sphere of legal advice to home and land proprietors, vendors, purchasers, freeholders and leaseholders which may include:

    Private sale conveyancing in Yate and beyond Domestic purchase conveyancing in Yate and also around the country Resolving boundary disputes between neighbours Staircasing (purchasing additional shares in your home) Islamic mortgage transactions Conveyancing for builders and developers

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Yate regulated by the SRA

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

  • Clutton Cox Limited, Parliament House, 4 High Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AH
  • Beaufort Montague Harris, Old Bank House, 79 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AD
  • Adams Burrows, 34 Broad Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5NS
  • Richard Herne & Co, 113 High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5HF

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Yate

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

  • Clutton Cox Limited, Parliament House, 4 High Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AH
  • Beaufort Montague Harris, Old Bank House, 79 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AD

Typically, Yate conveyancing for a sale has some of the following tasks

  • Solicitor instructed by the vendor once the offer has been accepted
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and associated documents
  • Forwarding draft papers to the solicitor representing the purchaser
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and responding to additional queries from the buyer’s solicitor
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Replying to requisitions raised by the purchaser’s solicitor
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and sending funds to the owner, the estate agent and other relevant parties (where applicable)

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

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