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

Main reasons to use our service to help you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Battle

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Battle is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 The Battle conveyancing firms that are identified are dedicated to providing value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Battle
  • 3 This site is the only site that enables you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Battle will be carried out by a law firm on your lender’s approved panel.
  • 4 Chances are that the the solicitors for the other party are located in Battle - if so sets of lawyers are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of miles away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Battle

Examples of recent conveyancing in Battle since July 2021*

Sale

of terraced residence, Forewood Lane, TN33 9AB completing on 23/08/2021 at a price of £1,150,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Acquisition

of apartment High Street TN33 0AG, sold for £495,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of apartment Market Square TN33 0XB, at the agreed price of £195,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Purchase

of apartment Market Square TN33 0XB, sold for £125,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battle

How do I find the right solicitor who will provide a 1st class service for our conveyancing in Battle?

First ask connections whom they would instruct.

Second, use a search tool on the internet for conveyancing in Battle. Telephone two or three from the list and invite them to send you their conveyancing estimate and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will oversee your conveyancing in advance ofcommitting.

Third is to make use of this site to help you find the right solicitors for you based on your individual requirements including location,deadlines, complications and who your intended mortgage company is. Don't take the bait of £99 conveyancing in Battle

Me and my partner are soon to exchange on the purchase of a property in Battle but as a result of damage from the recent storms I have was able negotiate reparation from the current proprietors in the sum of £2k by way of a adjustment in the price. This was going to be addressed as part of the conveyancing process yet Leeds Building Society will not agree to this. Should they have been approached?

Your lawyer that is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel is obliged to inform Leeds Building Society of any amendments to the purchase price. If you prohibit your conveyancer to report the price change to Leeds Building Society then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Leeds Building Society and you would have to appoint a new conveyancing practitioner for your conveyancing in Battle.

My lawyer in Battle is not on the Leeds Building Society Solicitor Panel. Can I still retain my prefered solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the Leeds Building Society panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?

The limited options available to you here include:

  1. Carry on with your preferred Battle lawyers but Leeds Building Society will need to instruct a lawyer on their list of acceptable firms. This will inevitably rack up the total conveyancing fees as well as cause frustration.
  2. Choose a new lawyer to to deal with the purchase, remembering to check they are Persuade your conveyancer to do everything within their powers to join the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when acquiring a property in Battle? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that owners of property residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for maintenance to the chancel within the church. Is this relevant for conveyancing in Battle?

Unless a prior acquisition of the property took place post 12 October 2013 you may take it that conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in Battle to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

My wife and I purchased a terraced Victorian house in Battle. Conveyancing solicitor acted for me and Britannia. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold under the matching address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You should review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Battle and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the conveyancing.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my grandmother I am disposing of a house in Neath but reside in Battle. My lawyer (based 250 kilometers from merequires that I sign a stat dec prior to the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Battle to witness and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Battle based

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Battle

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Battle practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Wykeham-hurford Sheppard & Son Ltd, 6 High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AE
  • Housing Law Services Llp, Hls House, Chain Lane, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0GB
  • Housing Law Services (south East) Limited, Hls House, Watch Oak Business Centre, 5 Chain Lane, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0GB
  • Obiter Limited, 2 Eversley Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1EY
  • Donaldson Dunstall, 48 Parkhurst Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1DE

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Battle regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Battle specialising in commercial conveyancing in Battle. This could include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Wykeham-hurford Sheppard & Son Ltd, 6 High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AE
  • Obiter Limited, 2 Eversley Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1EY
  • Donaldson Dunstall, 48 Parkhurst Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1DE
  • Fitzgrahams Solicitors Llp, 399 London Road, Silverhill, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN37 6PH
  • Hastings Legal Ltd, 399 London Road, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN37 6PH

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Battle regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Battle but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Conveyancing Direct Ltd, Windmill Road, TN38 9BY

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

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