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Selecting the right solicitor is the most important decision when it comes to your Bearsted conveyancing

Logical reasons to let us help you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Bearsted

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Bearsted is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Bearsted solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Bearsted conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 3 Bearsted property lawyers will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 4 There is a strong possibility the other side’s conveyancers are located in Bearsted - if so sets of solicitors are likely to be less confrontational
  • 5 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Bearsted has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Bearsted since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bearsted

I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and have to vacate my rented property in Bearsted by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase is underway. Is it possible to complete in three weeks as don't want to have to find temporary accommodation?

It is unwise to give notice for your letting unless your lawyer suggests that you should. If you have not already done so, notify to your conveyancer and request that they chase the owners solicitors, try to get a realistic time scale from them that all parties will look towards

I am purchasing a house and the conveyancer has identified Chancel Repair for which the house may be liable given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has mentioned insurance. Is this really warranted for conveyancing in Bearsted

Unless a prior acquisition of the property took place after 12 October 2013 you can assume that lawyers handling conveyancing in Bearsted to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £195,000 and found one round the corner in Bearsted I like with amenity areas and station nearby, the downside is that it only has 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Bearsted in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

Should you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be problematic. Discount the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you can ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

We are a fortnight into a leasehold purchase having been referred to solicitors by the local agent to execute conveyancing in Bearsted. I am am very disappointed with the level of service. Can you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

They would need to be really bad to suggest changing them. Has your mortgage offer been generated? If so you need to inform them of the new lawyer and get the loan are re-sent. Your new solicitor ideally should be on the lenders panel to avoid escalating charges and complications. So that should be your first question of the new solicitors. The find a solicitor tool can help you find a lender approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Bearsted

Planning to complete next month on a leasehold property in Bearsted. Conveyancing solicitors inform me that they are sending me a report on Monday. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Bearsted should include some of the following:

    Whether the lease restricts you from letting out the property, or working from home Rent payments - how much and when you need to pay, and also know whether this is subject to change Additions to the property Are you allowed to have a pet in the flat?
For a comprehensive list of information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in Bearsted please enquire of your lawyer in advance of your conveyancing in Bearsted.

I bought a basement flat in Bearsted, conveyancing formalities finalised 10 years ago. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Corresponding flats in Bearsted with over 90 years remaining are worth £180,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 per annum. The lease runs out on 21st October 2081

With just 58 years unexpired the likely cost is going to span between £22,800 and £26,400 as well as professional fees.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed investigations. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

How much experience do your Bearsted conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

Bearsted conveyancing lawyers help thousands of people move home every year and supported plenty of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique Bearsted conveyancers have worked on recent similar matters.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Bearsted

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Bearsted specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Morlings, 1-3 Clarendon Place, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BQ
  • Whitehead Monckton Limited, Monckton House, 72 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BL
  • Gullands, 16 Mill Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6XT
  • Daniel Francis Solicitors, 5a Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8RL
  • Brachers Llp, Somerfield House, 57-59 London Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8JH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Bearsted regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Bearsted specialising in commercial conveyancing in Bearsted. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • 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 practices listed below are 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 making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • 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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