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Reasons to use our Benfleet conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Excellent communication together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Benfleet home moves can become a lot more stressful because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 2 The practices shown on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located hundreds of miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Benfleet
  • 4 Benfleet solicitors are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Benfleet 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.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Benfleet since November 2023*

Sale

of terraced premises, Helena Road, SS6 8LQ completing on 16/11/2023 at a price of £415,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of house premises, Flemming Avenue, SS9 3AN completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £457,500. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, securing official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of semi-detached premises, Long Road, SS8 0JA completing on 23/11/2023 at a price of £462,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of terraced premises, Chapman Road, SS8 7QS completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £290,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Benfleet

My Benfleet solicitor has spotted an inconsistency when comparing the assumptions in the home valuation report and what is revealed within the title deeds. My solicitor informs me that he is obliged to check that the lender is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s approach legitimate?

Your conveyancing practitioner must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions 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.

I am purchasing a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Benfleet who is on the Skipton Building Society approved. Can you recommend a local firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Skipton Building Society in certain locations such as Benfleet. We dont recommend any particular firm.

I need some quick conveyancing in Benfleet as I am under an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line within 3 weeks. Thankfully I do not need a mortgage. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are are a mortgage free buyer you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no conveyancer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Benfleet the following are instances of what can arise and therefore impact future mortgageability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Fees, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Benfleet ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may refuse to grant a loan on a flying freehold house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. If you contact us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Benfleet. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Benfleet especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Benfleet.

My brother has encouraged me to use his lawyers for conveyancing in Benfleet. Do I take his advice?

No doubt it’s preferable to select a conveyancing practitioner is to get referrals from friends or family who have actually used the firm you're contemplating using.

Why am I unable to complete my conveyancing in Benfleet on a bank holiday?

This is due to the fact that on completion the purchase price needs to be transferred electronically between the banks of the buyer and owner’s conveyancer and currently this can only happen on a business day. It is not possible to complete on a weekend either.

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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

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Benfleet

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Benfleet practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Pearl Baker, Ivy House, 13 High Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7SA
  • 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
  • Giles Wilson Llp, 1711 London Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2SW

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

Please note 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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