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Conveyancing in Battlesbridge : Keep it Local

Main reasons to use our service to help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Battlesbridge

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Battlesbridge is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Battlesbridge are familiar with the local issues specific to Battlesbridge and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located many miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Battlesbridge
  • 4 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Battlesbridge who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 5 Regardless other sites tell you it could be important to visit your solicitor to sign contracts. There are various parties with with an interest in a conveyancing transaction without having to include the postman into the pot.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Battlesbridge since October 2021*

Conveyance

of apartment Ferry Road SS5 6ND, at a price of £190,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of semi premises, The Laurels, SS6 7LT completing on 15/10/2021 at a price of £473,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of terraced premises, Tanswell Avenue, SS13 3JL completing on 15/10/2021 at a price of £270,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, ordering official copies of the title

Sale

of detached residence property, Braemar Crescent, SS9 3RL completing on 14/10/2021 at a price of £685,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battlesbridge

The Battlesbridge conveyancing firm handling our Battlesbridge conveyancing has discovered a discrepancy between the assumptions in the valuation report and what is revealed within the title deeds. My lawyer has advised that he needs to ensure that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is content to go ahead. Is my solicitor’s stance appropriate?

Your lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Battlesbridge? What am I being asked for?

In order to comply with Money Laundering Regulations any Battlesbridge conveyancing firm will require evidence of your identity in all conveyancing matters. This is usually satisfied by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility account evidencing where you live.

In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, conveyancers are required to ascertain not just the identity of conveyancing clients but also the source of fund that they receive in respect of any matter. An unwillingness to disclose this may lead to your solicitor cancelling their retainer with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.

Your property lawyers will have an obligation to make a disclosure to the appropriate authorities should they consider that any monies received by them may contravene the Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal planned roadworks that could impact a commercial estate in Battlesbridge?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Battlesbridge will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Battlesbridge. The report provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Battlesbridge.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Battlesbridge it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could result in delays to Battlesbridge commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Battlesbridge.

Have completed on a a semi-detached house in Battlesbridge , how long will it take for the Land Registry to deal with the formalities evidencing the transfer to my name? My Battlesbridge conveyancing solicitor has been very slow, so I want to check the post completion formalities are addressed.

As far as conveyancing in Battlesbridge is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can vary subject to who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry must send notices to any third persons or bodies. At present approximately 80% of such applications are fully dealt with within two weeks but occasionally there can be longer delays. Historically registration is effected once the buyer has moved in to the property thus registration formalities is not typically top priority but if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your lawyers should speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my father I am disposing of a house in Swansea but live in Battlesbridge. My lawyer (who is 300 kilometers from meneeds me to execute a stat dec ahead of the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Battlesbridge to attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are based in Battlesbridge

My wife and I are first time buyers just having agreed a price on a property in Battlesbridge, and are about to get solicitors instructed. We have used the various rating based websites and the results are from all over the country. Is it important to have a Battlesbridge property lawyer local to your potential property? I am fine to do all the communicating electronically, but I am thinking at some stage we will need to visit the conveyancing practitioner's office to sign contracts?

The solicitor does not need to be in Battlesbridge, but opting for local means that you can go in if you need to, by way of example, if a signature is immediately necessary. Furthermore, a Battlesbridge solicitor is likely to be familiar with local agents and (if the vendor has chosen a local conveyancing practitioner) with them, which should help smooth the process.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Battlesbridge regulated by the SRA

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

  • Harvey Copping & Harrison Llp, De Burgh House, Market Road, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0BB
  • Salam Law, 18 Barton Close, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 5UB
  • Alan Simpson & Co, Mill Court, 19 London Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HW
  • Todmans S R E, Barringtons, Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EH
  • Esw Legal Limited, 162-168 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7BY

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Battlesbridge

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Battlesbridge with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Harvey Copping & Harrison Llp, De Burgh House, Market Road, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0BB
  • Salam Law, 18 Barton Close, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 5UB
  • Alan Simpson & Co, Mill Court, 19 London Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HW
  • Todmans S R E, Barringtons, Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EH
  • Rudds, 81a High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7EJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Battlesbridge regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Battlesbridge practicing in commercial conveyancing in Battlesbridge. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Harvey Copping & Harrison Llp, De Burgh House, Market Road, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0BB
  • Salam Law, 18 Barton Close, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 5UB
  • Alan Simpson & Co, Mill Court, 19 London Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HW
  • Todmans S R E, Barringtons, Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EH
  • Esw Legal Limited, 162-168 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7BY

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

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