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Main reasons to let us assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Yaxley

  • 1 We are the UKs most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved law firms carrying out conveyancing in Yaxley regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 2 Notwithstanding what alternative lawyers tell you it could be necessary to visit your solicitor to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already involved in a house sale without having to include Royal Mail into the mix.
  • 3 Personal touch together with pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Yaxley conveyancing can become significantly more protracted as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed strive to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 4 There is a distinct possibility the other side’s lawyers have offices in Yaxley - if so sets of conveyancers will be on good working terms
  • 5 The organisations shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Yaxley since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Yaxley

The vendors of the home we are hoping to buy hired a conveyancing practitioner in Yaxley who has suggested a lock out contract with a payment two thousand pounds. Are such agreements sensible?

Exclusivity contracts are contracts between a home vendor and prospective acquirer giving the buyer a ‘clear field’ to the sale of the property within a prescribed time frame. Essentially, an exclusivity is a document stating that you should receive a contract at a later date which is the main conveyancing contract. It tends to be utilised for buyer protection though in many situations, the seller may enjoy an upside from such agreements as well. There are various positives and negatives to having an agreement but you need to check with your solicitor but beware that it may result in incurring extra in conveyancing charges. In light of this these contracts are not popular in relation to conveyancing in Yaxley.

Should our lawyer be raising enquiries about flooding during the conveyancing in Yaxley.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors specialising in conveyancing in Yaxley. Some people will acquire a property in Yaxley, fully expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical destruction, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or dispose of the premises. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the purchaser.

Lawyers are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a number of checks that may be initiated by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which can figure out the risks in Yaxley. The standard property information forms sent to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a standard question of the owner to find out if the premises has ever been flooded. If flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the owner, then a buyer could commence a compensation claim stemming from an incorrect answer. The purchaser’s lawyers should also order an environmental search. This should reveal if there is any known flood risk. If so, additional investigations should be conducted.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Yaxley?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Yaxley. 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…’

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on last month in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. Yaxley is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Yaxley are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Yaxley you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Yaxley 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.

As co-executor for the will of my grandmother I am disposing of a property in Newport but I am based in Yaxley. My conveyancer (approximately 235 miles from meneeds me to execute a stat dec prior to completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Yaxley who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will do regardless of whether they are based in Yaxley

I have recently realised that I have 72 years unexpired on my flat in Yaxley. I now want to extend my lease but my freeholder is missing. What are my options?

On the basis that you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be granted an extra 90 years by the Court. You will be obliged to prove that you have used your best endeavours to find the landlord. In some cases a specialist should be useful to conduct investigations and to produce an expert document which can be used as proof that the landlord can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer both on investigating the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Yaxley.

Yaxley Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

    Does the lease have onerous restrictions? In the main the cost for major works tend not to be built into the maintenance charges, although some managing agents in Yaxley obliged leaseholders to pay into a reserve fund and this is used to offset against larger repairs or maintenance. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Yaxley

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Yaxley practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Sloan Plumb Wood Llp, Apollo House, Minerva Business Park, Lynchwood, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 6QR
  • Buckles Solicitors Llp, Grant House, 101 Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1NG
  • Hunt & Coombs Llp, 35 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6AG
  • Greenwoods Solicitors Llp, Monkstone House, City Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1JE
  • Taylor Rose Ttkw Limited, Northminster House, Northminster, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1YN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Yaxley regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Yaxley with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Yaxley. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Sloan Plumb Wood Llp, Apollo House, Minerva Business Park, Lynchwood, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 6QR
  • Buckles Solicitors Llp, Grant House, 101 Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1NG
  • Hunt & Coombs Llp, 35 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6AG
  • Greenwoods Solicitors Llp, Monkstone House, City Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1JE
  • Taylor Rose Ttkw Limited, Northminster House, Northminster, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1YN

Planning law solicitors in Yaxley regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

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

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