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Cheap conveyancing in Ashford Kent does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

Reasons to use our Ashford Kent conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Ashford Kent conveyancing lawyers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 2 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Ashford Kent is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 3 The companies identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 4 Ashford Kent lawyer are the key to a successful Ashford Kent conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Ashford Kent

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ashford Kent since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ashford Kent

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Ashford Kent is more expensive?

The conveyancing charges on a leasehold premises in Ashford Kent is inevitably greater when contrasted to a freehold transaction. This is due to the extra time necessary in dealing with the freeholder and managing agents to collate the evidence about whether the rent and service charges have been discharged and whether there are any major works due in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the building.

I have Fifty Six years unexpired on my lease and require a lease extension for my apartment in Ashford Kent. Conveyancing solicitors on the Virgin panel can deal with such extensions right?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Virgin have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 28/7/2021 the requirements read as follows :

85 years at the time of completion. If it's less, we require it to be extended on or before completion.

I have been told that property searches are the primary reason for hinderance in Ashford Kent house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the conclusions of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the common causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Searches are not likely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Ashford Kent.

How do I locate a Ashford Kent law firm on the Britannia conveyancing panel? I have a car and am willing to travel upto 20miles to meet the lawyer.

Feel free to make use of the facility on this website. Please choose the bank and your location and you will see a number of Ashford Kent conveyancing lawyers based on proximity. We have detailed some Ashford Kent conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can contact them to verify if they are on the Britannia approved list

In searching the world wide web for the term on line conveyancing in Ashford Kent it brings up numerous solicitorsin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable conveyancer for my move?

The best method of finding the right conveyancer is via trusted recommendation, so ask colleagues and those you trust who have acquired a property in Ashford Kent or the reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Ashford Kent differ, so it's a good idea to secure a minimum of three fee calculations from varying types of law firms. Dont forget to clarify what costs in the quote includes.

Planning to complete next month on a leasehold property in Ashford Kent. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they will have a report out to me tomorrow. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Ashford Kent should include some of the following:

    Changes to the property Rent payments - how much and what the invoice dates are, and be on notice if this will change in the future An explanation concerning the obligations in the lease to pay service charges - with regard to both the building, and the more general rights a leaseholder enjoys if lease provides for a reserve account for major repairs? The landlord’s rights to access the flat. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided.
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Ashford Kent please enquire of your solicitor in ahead of your conveyancing in Ashford Kent.

I invested in buying a basement flat in Ashford Kent, conveyancing formalities finalised October 2004. Can you please calculate a probable premium for a statutory lease extension? Corresponding flats in Ashford Kent with over 90 years remaining are worth £222,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £50 charged once a year. The lease terminates on 21st October 2092

With 71 years left to run we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £9,500 and £11,000 as well as costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs without more comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other issues that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Ashford Kent regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Ashford Kent but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Haskell & Co Solicitors, Claridge House, 5 Elwick Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PD
  • Kingsfords Solicitors Limited, 2 Elwick Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PD
  • Hallett & Co, 11 Bank Street, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1DA
  • Orchid Law, Suite 1, Thorne Business Park, Forge Hill, Bethersden, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3AF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Ashford Kent regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Ashford Kent with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Ashford Kent. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Haskell & Co Solicitors, Claridge House, 5 Elwick Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PD
  • Kingsfords Solicitors Limited, 2 Elwick Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PD
  • Hallett & Co, 11 Bank Street, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1DA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Ashford Kent regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Ashford Kent but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Independent Property Lawyers Ltd, 1 Bull Yard, TN24 8SF

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