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Top 5 reasons to use our service to assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Benfleet

  • 1 The Benfleet conveyancing practitioners that are identified are dedicated to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in Benfleet
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s conveyancers are located in Benfleet - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational
  • 3 Excellent communication together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Benfleet conveyancing can be made a lot more protracted because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 4 Benfleet property lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Benfleet home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Benfleet is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Benfleet since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Benfleet

My husband and I are only a couple days away from an exchange on a property in Benfleet and my mum and dad have transferred the exchange deposit to my conveyancing practitioner. I am now advised that as the deposit has not arrived from me my property lawyer needs to disclose this to my mortgage company. Apparently, in also acting for the bank he must advise them that the balance of the purchase price is not just from me. I disclosed to the mortgage company about my parents' contribution when I applied for the mortgage, so is it really appropriate for him to raise this?

Your lawyer is legally required to clarify with mortgage company to make sure that they know that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own funds. Your solicitor can only report this to your mortgage company if you permit them to, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.

Is it necessary during the course of the conveyancing process to visit the offices of the solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Benfleet so that I can pop in to their offices when needed.

Nowadays conveyancing panel lawyers for banks carry out all of the communications via Royal Mail, e-mail or over the phone. This means that they can undertake the conveyancing transaction no matter where you live in England or Wales. That being said you can see if you have the option of attending the offices of your conveyancing lawyer if needed.

I am aiming to move home in August. Does my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Benfleet. Conveyancing firm was chosen before I stumbled across this site.

On the afternoon of completion you can pick up the keys from the estate agent however this can only be done when the sellers conveyancers advise the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be released. After that you can tell the removal company that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a particular removal organisation but can help you choose a conveyancing in Benfleet or a lawyer with expertise in conveyancing in Benfleet.

We are getting a further advance on our home loan from Barclays as we intend to carry out renovations to our house in Benfleet. Are we obliged to appoint a bricks and mortar Benfleet solicitor on the Barclays conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?

Barclays do not ordinarily appoint a member of their approved list of lawyers to handle such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Barclays list.

I am buying a property in Benfleet. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Aldermore have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?

As your lender is Aldermore your lawyer must comply with the formal requirements contained in Part two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Aldermore. The CML Handbook contains minimum conditions for solar panel roof-space leases, and conveyancing practitioners are required to report to Aldermore where a lease does not comply with these specifications. The provisions relate to the installation of panels on properties countrywide and is not isolated to Benfleet.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on last month in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Benfleet is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Benfleet are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Benfleet you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Benfleet may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing solicitor in Benfleet for my house move. Is it possible to review a firm’s record with the legal regulator?

One may see documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. International callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor telephone calls for training reasons.

How much should conveyancing in Benfleet cost?

The amount you are levied for Benfleet conveyancing fees can differ significantly from solicitor to solicitor. In the circumstances it is particularly necessary for you to find this out when you first appoint a solicitor. It is advisable to find three or four quotes.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Benfleet regulated by the SRA

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

  • Pearl Baker, Ivy House, 13 High Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7SA
  • Esw Legal Limited, 162-168 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7BY
  • Rudds, 81a High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7EJ
  • Todmans S R E, Barringtons, Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EH
  • Alan Simpson & Co, Mill Court, 19 London Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HW

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Benfleet regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Benfleet practicing in commercial conveyancing in Benfleet. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • A I Sampson & Co, 10 The Malyons, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TU
  • Esw Legal Limited, 162-168 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7BY
  • Rudds, 81a High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7EJ
  • Todmans S R E, Barringtons, Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EH
  • Alan Simpson & Co, Mill Court, 19 London Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HW

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Benfleet regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Benfleet but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Nfl Legal Ltd, 105 London Road, SS7 5TG
  • Dorling Cottrell Limited, Suite 6 Phoenix House, SS14 3EZ
  • Pcs Legal , 5 The Capricorn Centre, SS14 3JA
  • Chris Allnutt & Co, Ground Floor, Broadway House, SS11 7AD
  • Garnett Wilson Conveyancing Services Llp, Cumberland House, SS2 6HZ

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

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