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Reasons to use our Aylesford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Aylesford conveyancer are the key to a successful Aylesford home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 2 Conveyancer conveyancing firms have extremely good personal connections with Aylesford selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor on the whole results in a more bespoke service. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often based many kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Aylesford
  • 5 The organisations listed on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Aylesford since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Aylesford

My IFA says he needs my Aylesford law firm’s panel reference for the Nationwide conveyancing panel. How do I obtain this. I have tried my local Aylesford branch but they have not got back to me yet.

Have you tried speaking to your Aylesford conveyancer about this?. They keep a central record lender panel numbers.

Me and my partner are buying a property in Aylesford. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a solicitor? At some point we have to put funds into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Aylesford off the council. I have a mortgage agreed with Yorkshire BS. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Yorkshire BS, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel.

Our sealed bid on a house in Aylesford has been accepted, but there is a chain. The vendors have offered on somewhere, but it’s not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other flats in the pipeline. I have chosen a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in Aylesford. What do I do now? At what point do I apply for the mortgage with Principality?

It is normal to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur costs too early (mortgage application is approx £1k, then valuation, Aylesford conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you should ensure that your solicitor is on the Principality conveyancing panel. As to the next steps this very much depends on the uniqueness of your case, motivation for this property and on the state of the market. During a rising market many purchasers will apply for a home loan with Principality and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they request their conveyancing practitioner to proceed with searches.

I require fast conveyancing in Aylesford as I am faced with a deadline to exchange contracts within one month. A home loan is not required. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a mortgage free purchaser you have the choice not to do searches although no lawyer would recommend that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Aylesford the following are instances of issues that can crop up and adversely impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

How does conveyancing in Aylesford differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Aylesford contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is completed. This is because house builders in Aylesford usually acquire the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Aylesford or who has acted in the same development.

I am using a search engine for the term cheap conveyancing in Aylesford it reveals many solicitorsin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancing solicitor for the sale of my house?

The best way of choosing a suitable conveyancer is through a trusted referral, so ask friends and relatives who have acquired a property in Aylesford or the local estate agent or mortgage broker. Costs for conveyancing in Aylesford vary, so it's advisable to request at least three costs illustrations from different law firms. Dont forget to clarify that the charges are assured not to to be inflated.

My partner and I about to exchange buying a property in Aylesford but as a result of wreckage from the recent storms I have negotiated compensation from the seller of five thousand pounds by way of a adjustment in the price. I had intended this to be addressed as part of the conveyancing process but my bank will not permit this. Should they have been approached?

The conveyancing practitioner listed on the bank conveyancing panel is required to advise the bank of any variations to the sale figure. In the event that you did not allow your conveyancer to notify the price change to your mortgage company then they would have to discontinue acting for you and the bank.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Aylesford regulated by the SRA

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

  • Brachers Llp, Somerfield House, 57-59 London Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8JH
  • Quills Solicitors, 68 Beverley Road, Barming, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9JR
  • Daniel Francis Solicitors, 5a Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8RL
  • Gill Turner Tucker, Colman House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1JE
  • Gullands, 16 Mill Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6XT

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Aylesford regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Aylesford but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Andrew Lee & Co, 93-95 High Street, ME14 1SA
  • K L Property Lawyers Limited, Town House, ME19 6LU
  • Raymond Beer & Co Ltd, 16 Manor Road, ME4 6AG

Planning law solicitors in Aylesford regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Aylesford specialising in planning law. This may include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Brachers Llp, Somerfield House, 57-59 London Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8JH
  • Whitehead Monckton Limited, Monckton House, 72 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BL
  • The Kingsley Smith Trustee Company, 81 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4EE
  • Kingsley Smith Solicitors Llp, 81 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4EE

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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