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With the increase in development-for-sale, a widening range of home-ownership models, and the RTB extension, a seamless legal process and a knowledgeable team can make all the difference to hassle-free property transactions.

With 30 years of property experience in the housing sector we know that good service in this area relies on efficient processes, attention to detail, good communication, and full engagement with our clients’ sales and development teams, ensuring the smooth-running of every matter.

Our teams work seamlessly as properties on a development site are made ready for sale or lease, with our conveyancing experts taking over the detailed process once the site is handed over. For continuity, plot sales setup work is always led by the Partner who acted on the acquisition, and our conveyancing team is kept up-to-speed on the site, any particular legal requirements and the timescales our clients are working to.

Our expertise

  • ‘Standard’ residential conveyancing
  • Right to Buy and Right to Acquire Sales
  • Sales of Surplus Land
  • Void Sales
  • Acquisition of Street Properties
  • Rent to Buy Conversions
  • Mortgage Rescue
  • Home Buy
  • Social Home Buyer
  • Shared Ownership staircasing / mortgages / site set up

Recent matters

  • We act for a dozen RPs on their RTB, RTA, voluntary sales programmes, and shared ownership sales/staircasing offering the full conveyancing service, drafting s125 Notices, advice on additional borrowing, and drafting letters and deeds of postponement.
  • Advising an RP on the acquisition of 15 units (a mix of houses and flats) from a developer under a S106 Agreement and subsequent plot sales. The client was granting an underlease and we made amendments to HCA standard lease to ensure that on final staircasing the RP’s long leasehold interest would be transferred to the leaseholder. The leases were also tailored to ensure that the leaseholders were obliged to observe and perform the lessee’s covenants in the lease between the developer and RP. We also set up of Management Company to collect ground rent and service charges.

 

ML Awards 2015
Chambers UK 2015
Lexcel
Conveyancing Quality
Legal 500
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Croftons is the trading name of Croftons Solicitors LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with number OC343375. The term ‘partner’, if used, denotes a member of Croftons Solicitors LLP or a senior solicitor of Croftons Solicitors LLP with equivalent standing and qualifications. A full list of members is open to inspection at the office. Croftons is authorised and regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) number 508041. Croftons has its principal place of business at The Lexicon, Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5FA.

 

 

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