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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Manchester

I need some fast conveyancing in Manchester as I am under a deadline to exchange contracts in less than 3 weeks. Thankfully I do not need a mortgage. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are are a mortgage free purchaser you are at free not to have searches carried out although no law firm would advise that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Manchester the following are instances of what can arise and therefore affect future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

I used Wolstenholmes several years ago for my conveyancing in Manchester. I now require my papers however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do call 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 Manchester of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £305k and found one near me in Manchester I like with open areas and railway links nearby, however it's only got 61 years on the lease. There is not much else in Manchester for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a short lease?

Should you need a home loan that many years will likely be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

I am a sole trader planning to take over a lease of a shop on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-move-no costs for non-domestic conveyancing in Manchester for below 2k?

We can recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Manchester, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are hoping to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we can find you the right firm. Regarding the charges these will vary based on the structure and nuances of the deal. Please provide us with your details or email so as to enable us to furnish you with a fixed commercial conveyancing quote.

Are there any compelling advantages to selecting a high street property lawyer in Manchester

Lots of house movers in Manchester opt for a nearby high street solicitor so that they can attend the lawyer’s offices in the event that they have problems, and to sign mortgage deeds without using the Royal Mail.

One could argue that there exists a marginal benefit when opting for a property lawyer local to a premises you are planning to purchase, due to the in-depth knowledge of the area and potential local issues - yet this is debatable. Most conveyancers undertaking their work online and may be practically anywhere.

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