Conveyancing Solicitors in Cleveleys

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Conveyancing in Cleveleys

Conveyancing is the series of legal steps a solicitor takes when transfering property ownership. Conveyancing can also refer to the legal side of a remortgage or equity transfer. If you need a solicitor for conveyancing in Cleveleys, we can help you with fast & proactive conveyancing from a national panel of conveyancing specialists.

We have helped clients in Cleveleys and throughout Wyre with buying, selling, buy-to-let, Help to Buy, Right to Buy, shared ownership, new build, leasehold, lease extensions, remortgage and transfer of equity.

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Cleveleys Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Cleveleys

A town on the Fylde Coast of Lancashire, Cleveleys is known for its award-winning beach and promenade. Popular residential areas include Anchorsholme and Thornton. Cleveleys is well-served by local tram services to Blackpool and Fleetwood. Cleveleys has a population of approximately 32,000.

Cleveleys house prices

The average price paid for a property in Cleveleys between February and March 2024 was £282,776 (updated June 2024).

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Council Tax in Cleveleys (2023/24)

Cleveleys is in Wyre Borough Council.

Band Amount
A £1,434.57
B £1,673.67
C £1,912.76
D £2,151.86
E £2,630.05
F £3,108.24
G £3,586.43
H £4,303.72

What do Cleveleys conveyancing solicitors do?

For a house or flat purchase, your lawyer will handle the legal aspects of transferring ownership from the seller to the buyer. They will raise enquires of the seller's solicitor, order searches, review the lease (if applicable) and ensure that post-purchase requirements, such as paying SDLT and registering the property ownership with the Land Registry, are completed.

Further to the standard checks and searches, Cleveleys conveyancing solicitors may undertake searches for historic mine works and industrial contamination.

Are you purchasing with a mortgage?

When buying a home with a mortgage, it is standard for your solicitor to also act for the bank arranging your mortgage.

Lender panel approval will mean your solicitor can represent the interests of your bank.

Over 100 lenders have approved our chosen partner solicitors, so we can help you complete your Cleveleys transaction smoothly.

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Buying in a conservation area

When you purchase a flat or house in a Cleveleys conservation area, your solicitor or licensed conveyancer will need to check for potential planning issues, which could include visible satellite dishes and antennas or lack of conservation area consent for alterations.

Conservation areas in Cleveleys and across the Wyre local authority include:

  • Churchtown
  • Garstang
  • Scorton
  • Calder Vale
  • Poulton-Le-Fylde

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Leasehold flats

Buying a leasehold house or flat in the UK is more complicated than buying a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like and excessive freehold premiums.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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Selling property in Cleveleys

When selling a Cleveleys property, the solicitor will arrange all the necessary documentation, including the draft contract and the TA6 and TA10 property information forms, and help you complete these forms. The conveyancer will sort out potential snags, respond to inquiries from the buyer's solicitor and redeem the existing mortgage. To ensure a smooth transfer, your conveyancing solicitor will liaise with key parties, such as estate agents and banks or building societies.

Does it take longer to sell a leasehold property?

Correct, it can take much longer to carry out the conveyancing on leasehold houses or flats when compared to conveyancing on a freehold house.

The buyer's solicitor must review this leasehold-related paperwork. These could include a current statement of service charges and a copy of buildings insurance for the common parts of the property. The time it takes your solicitor to get these documents together is commonly the source of delays.

Your lawyer should start this process even before you have found a buyer, as these details can take weeks to collect if it is difficult to contact the managing agent.

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Before you instruct, you will need to check that your lawyer can act for your chosen mortgage lender.

We work with remortgage solicitors who can act for over 100 lenders, so whether you are switching to an offset mortgage from Bank of Ireland or moving to a lifetime mortgage with Bradford and Bingley, we can help your remortgage complete quickly.

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Cleveleys Transfer of equity

Whether you are giving a property to a family member, buying out an ex-partner after a separation or inheritance tax (IHT) planning, you will need to work with a solicitor or licensed conveyancer to carry out a transfer of equity.

Your conveyancer will handle the legal side for a guaranteed fixed fee.

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Legal fees

These fees are what your lawyer charges you for the tasks they complete during your transaction. Your solicitor's quote will detail the fees for the legal work, including VAT, that you'll pay when your transaction completes.


Disbursements are additional costs on top of your lawyer's fees for third-party costs incurred on your behalf. Third-party disbursements include Stamp Duty, property searches and a commons registration search.

Check for hidden costs

Double-check for additional fees or charges, if you are comparing conveyancing quotes. Some firms may set out extra costs in the small print. This can lead to a higher-than-expected final bill.

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The Completely Moved team have years of experience helping home buyers, sellers and owners, answering questions and providing property advice.

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