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  • 1 Experience means that Battlesbridge property lawyer have developed valuable working relationships with Battlesbridge local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your home move in Battlesbridge.
  • 2 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor 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 will expect.
  • 3 Excellent communication and pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Battlesbridge property deals can become a lot more stressful due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 4 The firms identified on our directory have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 5 Our site is the first site offering you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Battlesbridge will be carried out by a solicitor on your mortgage lender’s authorised panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Battlesbridge since November 2023*


of terraced premises, Meadow Road, CM3 8DT completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £380,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced premises, Walton Hall Lane, CM3 6TR completing on 22/11/2023 at a price of £820,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced property, Coniston, SS2 6SL completing on 21/11/2023 at a price of £405,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties


of flat Gay Bowers Road CM3 4JQ, at sale consideration of £175,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battlesbridge

Me and my partner are purchasing our first property. Our conveyancer has messagedto enquire if we would like to take out extra conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's recommended for conveyancing in Battlesbridge

The number and type of Battlesbridge conveyancing searches depends primarily on the property, the location, the probability of any of these risks, your familiarity of the region and risks, your general appetite to risk. What is important is that you adequately appreciate what information the searches could supply. You may then decide if you personally think you need that information. Should you be in doubt, ask the solicitor to advise.

I have been referred to a conveyancing solicitor in Battlesbridge. I need to find out whether they are accepted on the HSBC Bank conveyancing panel. Could you assist?

The first thing to do is call the lawyer and enquire whether they can act for the bank. Otherwise please get in touch with HSBC Bank who may be able to assist.

Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Battlesbridge?

There are two types of lawyers who can execute conveyancing in Battlesbridge namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can administer conveyancing services that you need to complete the sale or acquisition of property. Both are obliged to perform Battlesbridge conveyancing on similar quality and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally administered and that the necessary procedures should be suitably followed.

I am planning to move house in March. Should my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Battlesbridge. Conveyancing lawyer was chosen prior to coming across your page.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the house keys from the property agent however this should only take place when the vendors solicitors advise the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be passed over. After that you can inform the removal men that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a particular removal company but can help you find a residential property solicitor in Battlesbridge or a solicitor that specialises in conveyancing in Battlesbridge.

We expect to receive a OIP from Leeds Building Society this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Leeds Building Society recommend any Battlesbridge solicitors on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Battlesbridge solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Leeds Building Society through the process.

Have purchased a a terraced house in Battlesbridge , how long should it take for the Land Registry to record the transfer to my name? My Battlesbridge conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to check that my purchase is recorded.

As far as conveyancing in Battlesbridge is concerned, registration is no faster or slower than the rest of the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can vary depending on who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry must send notices to any third parties. At present in the region of 80% of submission are completed within two weeks but some can be subject to longer delays. Historically registration is effected once the purchaser is living at the property so post completion formalities is not always top priority yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer should speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Expecting to sign contracts shortly on a garden flat in Battlesbridge. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they report fully tomorrow. What should I be looking out for?

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

    Who has the liability for repairing the window frames Whether the lease restricts you from letting out the flat, or working from home An explanation concerning the obligations as set out in the lease to pay service charges - in relation to the building, and the wider rights a leaseholder has Ground rent - what is payable and when is collected, and be on notice if this is subject to change 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 a comprehensive list of information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Battlesbridge please enquire of your solicitor in advance of your conveyancing in Battlesbridge.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Battlesbridge - A selection of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    How is the lease structured? Does the lease have onerous restrictions? The prefered form of lease arrangement is a share of the freehold. In this situation the lessees benefit from being in charge if their destiny and notwithstanding that a managing agent is often employed where it is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent employed by the leaseholders.

Is there a reason that Battlesbridge conveyancing costs differ for leasehold and freehold properties?

There is always more work necessary in leasehold conveyancing. Battlesbridge has many leasehold properties. There is more paperwork involved in the purchase: for example, the lease and leasehold information (including current service charge, ground rent and buildings insurance details) obtained from the freeholder or managing agents. There are strict criteria that the lease must meet in order to be acceptable to a mortgage company. If it does not meet these requirements, the lease must be amended, which can involve additional expense for the seller.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Battlesbridge

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Battlesbridge specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may 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

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Battlesbridge regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Battlesbridge but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Chris Allnutt & Co, Ground Floor, Broadway House, SS11 7AD
  • Dorling Cottrell Limited, Suite 6 Phoenix House, SS14 3EZ
  • Nfl Legal Ltd, 105 London Road, SS7 5TG
  • Pcs Legal , 5 The Capricorn Centre, SS14 3JA

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Battlesbridge?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding buying and selling property and cover conveyancing countrywide not just Battlesbridge. If instructing a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you should:
  • Enjoy the benefit of an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Have a high standard of legal services.
  • Enjoy the benefit of your transaction dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Have a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should a complaint be necessary.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a timeous, objective and comprehensive service if if a complaint is made about your conveyancing in Battlesbridge.

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

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