Conveyancing Solicitors in Princes Risborough

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Conveyancing in Princes Risborough

Conveyancing is the legal process of buying and selling property, where a solicitor ensures that the transfer of ownership complies with legal requirements. If you're looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Princes Risborough, you're in the right place. Get a fast & proactive solicitor from a nationwide panel of conveyancing experts.

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

Other areas covered: Marlow, Milton Keynes, Slough, Tring and Wycombe

Princes Risborough Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Princes Risborough

A market town in Buckinghamshire, Princes Risborough is known for its charming high street, annual festival, and location within the Chiltern Hills. The town has a population of around 8,000.

Princes Risborough house prices

The average price paid for a property in Princes Risborough between March and April 2024 was £281,373 (updated July 2024).

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Council Tax in Princes Risborough (2023/24)

Princes Risborough is in Wycombe District Council.

Band Amount
A £1,451.23
B £1,693.10
C £1,934.98
D £2,176.85
E £2,660.59
F £3,144.34
G £3,628.08
H £4,353.70

What will my Princes Risborough solicitor do?

During a property purchase, the solicitor will handle all the legal elements of the transaction.

The solicitor will raise questions for the seller, order property searches, review the lease (if applicable), and fulfil post-completion formalities, including paying SDLT.

Princes Risborough conveyancing solicitors could also undertake checks related to listed buildings and properties in conservation areas or green belt land.

Purchasing a home with a mortgage?

As part of the conveyancing process, your solicitor also has to handle legal due diligence on behalf of the mortgage lender. If your conveyancer isn't accepted on your chosen lender's panel, it may take many weeks longer to complete the purchase.

More than 100 banks and specialist lenders have approved our chosen partner solicitors. We can help you complete your Princes Risborough transaction without delay.

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Buying a flat or house in a conservation area

When buying a flat or house in a Princes Risborough conservation area, your solicitor or licensed conveyancer will check for planning approval issues, e.g. visible satellite dishes and antennas or an unapproved loft conversion.

Conservation areas in Princes Risborough and the Wycombe local authority include:

  • West Wycombe
  • Stokenchurch
  • Frieth
  • Penn and Tylers Green
  • Well End

Buying a listed building

There exist around half a million listed properties across the country, 1,310 of which are in Wycombe District Council.

Princes Risborough listed buildings and properties include:

  • The Red Lion Public House, Upper Icknield Way, Princes Risborough, Whiteleaf, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • The Whiteleaf Cross, Market Square, Princes Risborough, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • 25 And 27 High Street, Princes Risborough, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • The White House And Walls Of Small Courtyard To Left, 33 High Street, Princes Risborough, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Tomb In Churchyard Circa 4 Metres To South West Of Porch, Church Street, Princes Risborough, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Buying a listed building is not a decision to be taken lightly. Our specialist panel of property solicitors will clarify the additional legal obligations your planned listed building purchase will entail. Examples include use of traditional methods and materials for maintenance, consent required for energy efficient alterations and .

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New Build Conveyancing

The legal work for buying a new build home in Princes Risborough is often more complex than that for an existing property.

An experienced solicitor in Princes Risborough must be able to deal with things like advising on mortgage offer flexibility for delayed completion, handling withdrawal under the Consumer Code for Housebuilders and registering ownership with warranty providers such as NHBC, Advantage HCI and AHCI.

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Selling a house or flat in Princes Risborough

When you're looking to sell a home in Princes Risborough, you can expect the solicitor to first arrange all the necessary documentation, including assorted property information forms and the contract of sale.

The conveyancer will resolve any potential issues, advise on enquiries sent by the buyer's conveyancer and handle the mortgage redemption.

The solicitor will communicate effectively with the other parties, like estate agents, landlords and lenders, to confirm that the sale completes as soon as possible.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Princes Risborough?

The legal work for a leasehold property is significantly more time-consuming than for a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional legal work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Princes Risborough, including obtaining all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the lease.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is highly recommended that the vendor contact a property lawyer as early as possible.

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Remortgage conveyancing in Princes Risborough

The official base rate is 5.25% (15 July, 2024)

Before you appoint a solicitor to handle your remortgage, you will need to check that your conveyancer can act for your bank or building society.

We work with solicitors who are approved members of the majority of banks and building societies, so whether you are switching to a 5-year fixed rate from Virgin Money or taking out a 3-year tracker rate from Hinckley and Rugby Building Society, we can assist.

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Transfer of equity

If you want to restructure the ownership of your property, whether you are gifting a home, estate planning or buying out a co-owner, a transfer of equity is required. Your legal representative will handle all the required documentation for a fixed fee.

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How much should I budget for conveyancing in Princes Risborough?

You can get an online conveyancing quote in minutes, but making sense of what you actually be paying can be a challenge.

Legal fees

Your conveyancing solicitor's quote will set out the legal fees (inc. VAT) that you pay when the property transaction is complete. These legal fees are paid to your conveyancer for the tasks they complete for you.


The conveyancing quote should also include any disbursements, which are third-party costs, such as Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), HM Land Registry fees and property searches.

Check the T's & C's

If you are comparing conveyancing quotes, watch out for undisclosed fees missing from the original quote. Some firms include extra costs in their terms and conditions, leading to a final bill that is higher than the original quote.

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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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