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  • 1 Lawyer conveyancing firms have excellent personal links with Bearsted estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Experience means that Bearsted lawyer have established valuable working relationships with Bearsted 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 Bearsted.
  • 3 Bearsted property lawyer are the key to a successful Bearsted home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 4 Bearsted conveyancers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 5 We are the UKs largest domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Bearsted regulated and authorised by the SRA or CLC.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Bearsted since July 2021*

Disposal

of semi-detached premises, Birling Avenue, ME14 4LL completing on 03/08/2021 at a price of £392,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of semi-detached property, Water Lane, ME14 3LT completing on 13/08/2021 at a price of £775,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Disposal

of detached residence premises, Reculver Walk, ME15 8QE completing on 09/08/2021 at a price of £274,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, ordering official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Transfer

of flat Coral Park ME14 5HQ, at the agreed sum of £190,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bearsted

Can the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site conduct auction conveyancing in Bearsted?

There are a few niche lawyers we can connect you with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Bearsted is one of hundreds of areas of in which our lawyers cover.

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Bearsted costs more?

In short, leasehold conveyancing in Bearsted and Kent usually involve extra due diligence compared to freehold transactions. This includes analysing the lease terms, liaising with the landlord about serving required notices, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, securing the freeholder’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – no matter how many different proprietor have owned the lease since it was first granted.

I am purchasing a semi-detached house in Bearsted. Can I do my own conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Bearsted you will have to appoint a solicitor on your bank's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Bearsted.

I am buying a new build apartment in Bearsted. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Bearsted

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please supply a car parking plan. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £235,500 and found one near me in Bearsted I like with a park and transport links nearby, however it only has 51 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Bearsted in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be problematic. Discount the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

I am a sole trader hoping to take over a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend lawyers offering no-move-no costs for non-domestic conveyancing in Bearsted for under £1,200?

We are happy to recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Bearsted, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are looking to acquire or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will put you in touch with the right lawyer. Regarding the fees these will vary based on the structure and terms of the deal. Let us have your contact information or email so as to enable us to supply you with a fixed commercial conveyancing quote.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Bearsted regulated by the SRA

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

  • Bennett & Co Solicitors, The Studios, New Cut Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5NZ
  • Morlings, 1-3 Clarendon Place, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BQ
  • Whitehead Monckton Limited, Monckton House, 72 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BL
  • Burroughs, Alliance House, 38 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BS
  • Gill Turner Tucker, Colman House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1JE

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Bearsted regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Bearsted practicing in commercial conveyancing in Bearsted. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Bennett & Co Solicitors, The Studios, New Cut Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5NZ
  • Morlings, 1-3 Clarendon Place, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BQ
  • Whitehead Monckton Limited, Monckton House, 72 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BL
  • Burroughs, Alliance House, 38 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BS
  • Gill Turner Tucker, Colman House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1JE

Planning law solicitors in Bearsted regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Bearsted with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Whitehead Monckton Limited, Monckton House, 72 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BL
  • Brachers Llp, Somerfield House, 57-59 London Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8JH

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

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