Anyone who has bought a domestic property and lived through the property conveyancing process will tell you that they can, at times, be fraught with difficulties. What should, on the face of it, be a simple transaction, can, if handled badly and inefficiently, turn into the stuff of nightmares. But if you think domestic conveyances are problematic, just imagine what legal complexities are often involved in a commercial conveyance. Commercial sales and purchases can quickly slither out of control unless you have access to the very best conveyancing advice.[Read more…] about How can you make complex commercial conveyancing transactions straightforward?
Have you recently bought or sold a house? How did you find the process? Did the property conveyance run smoothly, or were you left dissatisfied or irritated by the whole experience? These are the crucial questions that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) will be hoping to discover when it canvasses the opinions of 1,000 house buyers and sellers who have recently had a property conveyed.[Read more…] about SRA seeks to canvass public opinion on the conveyancing process
Conveyancing bodies, comprising the Conveyancing Association, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, Bold Legal Group and the Society of Licensed Conveyancers, have combined forces under the banner The Legal Sector Group, and delivered a list of alternative initiatives for a ’21st century’ leasehold process to the new housing minister, Alok Sharma.[Read more…] about Conveyancing Group urges the government to put leasehold reform back on the agenda
If you’re looking to buy a property or have just accepted an offer on your house, then you’ll face a series of very difficult choices. You’re going to have to appoint someone to oversee the sale or purchase of your property, so you’ll need to decide who is going to deal with the property conveyance, and you’ll also want to know who is best-placed to deal with the transaction quickly and efficiently? So, what choices are available to you?[Read more…] about When it comes to domestic conveyancing, local knowledge and experience is priceless
If you’re thinking about moving house in the next few months, one of the issues you may have to deal with in your property conveyance is whether the property you are considering buying is freehold or leasehold. Now, on the face of it the distinction between the two may not seem any more than a legal technicality, but the truth is the distinction is fundamentally important: essentially it means the difference between owning your home outright or having a landlord, and if this issue isn’t sorted out when the property is purchased, there could potentially be long-term problems to face further down the line.[Read more…] about What the difference between freehold and leasehold, and how might it affect you when moving house?
If you’re thinking about moving house or have just put your home on the market, here are a few questions you might like to consider before choosing who will deal with your sale or purchase. Who is the best person to deal with your property conveyance? Who will be best-placed to ensure that your house sale or purchase proceeds smoothly and efficiently, and who will always put your interests first and work hard to ensure that your dream move becomes a reality?[Read more…] about 5 reasons why you should use a local conveyancing solicitor when buying or selling a property