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Reasons to use our Bishops Stortford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site is the first site that enables you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Bishops Stortford will be conducted by a law firm on your mortgage lender’s approved panel.
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based many kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Bishops Stortford
  • 3 Bishops Stortford solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Bishops Stortford conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 4 Using a high street Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in choosing a an online conveyancing factory, your conveyancing is dealt with by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Bishops Stortford have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Bishops Stortford and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Bishops Stortford since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bishops Stortford

Do lawyers request money up-front for conveyancing in Bishops Stortford?

If you are buying a property in Bishops Stortford your lawyer will ask you place them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Normally this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is as part of the total price then this will be required shortly prior to contracts are exchanged. The final balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer a couple of days ahead of the day of completion.

Do I need to take out insurance to cover chancel repairs when buying a property in Bishops Stortford?

Unless a previous acquisition of the house completed post 12 October 2013 you may take it that solicitors delivering conveyancing in Bishops Stortford to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

How does conveyancing in Bishops Stortford differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Bishops Stortford approach us having been asked by the seller to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is built. This is because new home sellers in Bishops Stortford tend to acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Bishops Stortford or who has acted in the same development.

I am looking for a flat up to £195,000 and found one round the corner in Bishops Stortford I like with amenity areas and station in the vicinity, the downside is that it only has 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Bishops Stortford in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

If you need a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will be an issue. Reduce the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my commercial offices in Bishops Stortford and how can your lawyers assist?

The 1954 Act provides protection to business lessees, giving them the right to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease reaches an end. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complex. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Bishops Stortford is one of our numerous areas of the UK in which our lawyers are based

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Bishops Stortford. I happened to stumble upon a site which appears to be the perfect solution If it is possible to get all formalities completed via web that would be preferable. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Bishops Stortford regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Bishops Stortford with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Bishops Stortford. This could include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Pellys Solicitors Limited, 18 The Causeway, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2EJ
  • Nelson & Co, 28-32 Potter Street, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3UL
  • Nockolds Solicitors Limited, 6 Market Square, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3UZ
  • Stanley Tee Llp, Tees House, 95 London Road, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3GW
  • Murdochs Solicitors And Property Shop, 1 Station Road, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, Stansted, Essex, CM24 8BE

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Bishops Stortford regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Bishops Stortford but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Movingahead, Mitre Chambers, CM21 9JS

Bishops Stortford commercial property solicitors draw on a full range of commercial expertise offering advice on a variety of issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Negotiating, completing and terminating commercial leases Buying, selling and leasing land for registered charities General advice on title or other property issues Comprehensive advice on planning issues Industrial and warehouse premises

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

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