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Reasons to use our Ashford Kent conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Ashford Kent lawyer are the linchpin 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
  • 2 No matter what any other companies may claim it just might be important to attend your solicitor to execute contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a conveyancing transaction without having to add the postman into the equation.
  • 3 Ashford Kent property lawyers will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 Conveyancer conveyancing firms have excellent personal connections with Ashford Kent estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Ashford Kent have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Ashford Kent and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ashford Kent since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ashford Kent

Are the Ashford Kent conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by Kent Reliance?

Ashford Kent conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Kent Reliance directly.

There are plenty of conveyancing solicitors in Ashford Kent but how do I know who's good?

Do not opt for the cheapest Ashford Kent conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

I'm the single recipient of my late mum's estate and I have everything in my name alone, including the my former home in Ashford Kent. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in October. I want to move. I understand that there is a CML six month 'rule', which means that my property ownership could be considered the same way as though I had purchased the property in October. Is the property unsalable for six months?

The CML handbook instructs solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you may be caught by that. many lenders would take a sensible view as this clause is primarily there to capture subsales or the quick reselling of property.

Is it correct that all Ashford Kent CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Aldermore conveyancing list of approved solicitors?

Some major lenders now use the accreditation scheme as the kick off point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS accreditation however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitor practices wishing to join their panels.

Just bought a semi-detached house in Ashford Kent , how long should it take for the Land Registry to deal with the formalities evidencing my ownership? My Ashford Kent conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be sure that my purchase is recorded.

There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Ashford Kent registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timescales can vary depending on the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry must send notices to any other parties. Currently in the region of three quarters of such applications are fully addressed within 12 days but occasionally there can be protracted hold-ups. Historically registration takes place once the purchaser is living at the premises thus 'speed' is not usually primary concern but where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers could speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Is it possible to swap conveyancer as I have to select a firm on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing list. I was using a family conveyancing solicitor in Ashford Kent round the corner but he is not approved by Birmingham Midshires

It would be our pleasure to assist you select a conveyancing solicitor in Ashford Kent on the Birmingham Midshires panel. Please note that the law firms that we on the directory do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Ashford Kent. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Ashford Kent.

My cousin has suggested that I use his conveyancing solicitors in Ashford Kent. Should I use them?

There are no two ways about it the best way to find a conveyancing lawyer is to get guidance from friends or family who have used the firm that you are considering.

I am hoping to exchange soon on a leasehold property in Ashford Kent. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they are sending me a report tomorrow. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

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

    The total extent of the premises. This will be the flat itself but may incorporate a loft or storage are if relevant. The landlord’s rights to access the property. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Information as to the provision as set out in the lease to pay service charges - in respect of the block, and the wider rights a tenant has Responsibility for maintaining the window frames
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Ashford Kent please enquire of your conveyancer in ahead of your conveyancing in Ashford Kent.

Ashford Kent Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Queries before buying

    Who takes charge for maintaining and repairing the building? It would be prudent to find out as much as you can concerning the company managing the building as they will either make life much easier or problematic. Being a leasehold owner you are often at the mercy of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to day to day issues like the tidiness of the communal areas. Ask prospective neighbours what they think of them. In conclusion, find out the dates that the maintenance fees are due to the relevant party and specifically what it includes. Where a Ashford Kent lease has less than eighty years it will impact the salability of the apartment. Check with your lender that they are willing to to proceed given the lease term. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will probably have to extend the lease sooner rather than later and you need to have some idea of how much this would cost. For most Ashford Kentlease extensions you will be be obliged to have owned the property for 24 months in order to be legally able to extend the lease.

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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

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Ashford Kent

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Ashford Kent with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Kingsfords Solicitors Limited, 2 Elwick Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PD
  • Reeves & Co Solicitors Limited, 22 High Street, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8TD
  • Hallett & Co, 11 Bank Street, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1DA
  • Mayfield Law Limited, Suite 8, Thorne Business Park, Forge Hill, Bethersden, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3AF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Ashford Kent regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Ashford Kent practicing in commercial conveyancing in Ashford Kent. This should 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

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