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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Ives

Would the conveyancing lawyers identified via your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in St Ives?

We know of a number of niche lawyers we can put you in touch with those specialising in auction conveyancing. St Ives is one of hundreds of locations in which our lawyers have a presence.

As someone clueless as to conveyancing in St Ives what is the number one tip you can give me concerning the legal transfer of property in St Ives

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in St Ives or throughout Cornwall is an adversarial process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists plenty of opportunity for friction between you and other parties involved in the ownership transfer. For example, the seller, estate agent and on occasion the lender. Choosing a law firm for your conveyancing in St Ives an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE person in the transaction whose interest is to look after your best interests and to keep you safe.

There is a distinct ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be at fault for the process being so protracted. You your first instinct should be to trust your lawyer above the other players in the home moving process.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in St Ives. I now require my file however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 St Ives of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am attracted to a couple of apartments in St Ives both have in the region of 50 years unexpired on the leases. Should I regard a short lease as a deal breaker?

There are plenty of short leases in St Ives. The lease is a legal document that entitles you to use the property for a prescribed time frame. As a lease gets shorter the saleability of the lease decreases and results in it becoming more expensive to extend the lease. This is why it is advisable to increase the term of the lease. More often than not it is difficulties arise selling premises with a short lease because mortgage lenders may be reluctant to lend money on such properties. Lease extension can be a protracted process. We advise that you seek professional help from a conveyancer and surveyor with experience in this field.

St Ives Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Queries before Purchasing

    How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their service charge payments? What is the name of the managing agents? Does this lease have in excess of 80 years remaining?

Is it possible for you to suggest a conveyancer for buying a house? Ideally someone in the St Ives area, who will contact me via email - not someone who insists on a letter in the post or fax.

The purpose of this site is limited to being a directory service for property lawyers who want to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Virgin Money in certain areas such as St Ives . We dont recommend any particular property lawyer.

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