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  • 1 Our site offers most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved law practices delivering conveyancing in Brentwood registered with the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Personal touch together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Brentwood conveyancing can be made a lot more stressful due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Brentwood solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Brentwood conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your home move
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Examples of recent conveyancing in Brentwood since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Brentwood

Having been suggested to visit your service we were about to appoint conveyancing solicitor in Brentwood listed by you but stumbled across alternative fee calculations via the web seem less expensive – why is this?

There are numerous conveyancing organisations advertising so-called £99 conveyancing, unfortunately it’s common in such cases for extrafees end up with the completion bill being escalated. In accordance with regulatory requirements charges set out in terms of engagement should be transparent and reasonable invoiced The law firms that we put forward for conveyancing in Brentwood genuinely set out all costs for a standard conveyancing case.

When researching moneysavingexpert.com for a conveyancing lawyer in Brentwood, many say that I should instruct a CQS assured solicitor. Can you explain what CQS is?

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the recognised kitemark for legal experts in home moving process, trusted by some of the UK's leading mortgage companies. Four years ago the Conveyancing Quality Scheme was officially recognised by the Legal Ombudsman. CQS is not a scheme offered by the Council of Licensed Conveyancing. Brentwood is one of the many areas in England and Wales where there are CQS lawyers.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Brentwood. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Brentwood

    Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore.

I opted to have a survey completed on a house in Brentwood before appointing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. My surveyor has said that some banks tend not give a loan on a flying freehold property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can look into this further via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Brentwood. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Brentwood to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

Hoping to buy a property located in Brentwood and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Brentwood. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Brentwood area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Brentwood. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

Do you have any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Brentwood with the aim of expediting the sale process?

  • A significant proportion of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Brentwood can be avoided where you appoint lawyers as soon as your agents start marketing the property and ask them to collate the leasehold information needed by the buyers’ representatives.
  • In the event that you altered the property did you need the Landlord’s approval? Have you, for example laid down wooden flooring? Most leases in Brentwood state that internal structural alterations or laying down wooden flooring calls for a licence from the Landlord consenting to such alterations. Where you dont have the paperwork to hand do not contact the landlord without contacting your solicitor before hand. The majority of landlords or Management Companies in Brentwood levy fees for providing management packs for a leasehold premises. You or your lawyers should discover the fee that they propose to charge. The management information can be applied for on or before finding a buyer, thus accelerating the process. The typical amount of time it takes to obtain the necessary information is three weeks. It is the most frequent reason for frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Brentwood. You believe that you know the number of years left on your lease but it would be advisable double-check via your conveyancers. A buyer’s lawyer will be unlikely to recommend their client to proceed with the purchase of a leasehold property the remaining number of years is less than 75 years. In the circumstances it is essential at an as soon as possible that you consider whether the lease term requires a lease extension. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your premises on the market for sale. If you hold a share in a the Management Company, you should make sure that you hold the original share certificate. Organising a replacement share certificate is often a time consuming process and delays many a Brentwood home move. Where a duplicate share is necessary, you should approach the company director and secretary or managing agents (if relevant) for this sooner rather than later.

Having spent months of dialogue we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Brentwood. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to assess the amount due.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Brentwood flat is 37 Lodge Court High Street in November 2013. the decision of the LVT was that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £25,559 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 57.5 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Brentwood

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Brentwood with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Wortley Byers Llp, Cathedral Place, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4ES
  • Landons Solicitors Limited, Landon House, 9 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AH
  • Sanders Witherspoon Llp, Knight Court, 51 Crown Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4BE
  • S B Goodman, The Red House, 8 Red Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5JE
  • Bowling & Co (and) S. B. Goodman, The Red House, 8 Red Road, Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5JE

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Brentwood regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Brentwood specialising in commercial conveyancing in Brentwood. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Wortley Byers Llp, Cathedral Place, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4ES
  • Landons Solicitors Limited, Landon House, 9 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AH
  • Sanders Witherspoon Llp, Knight Court, 51 Crown Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4BE
  • S B Goodman, The Red House, 8 Red Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5JE
  • Bowling & Co (and) S. B. Goodman, The Red House, 8 Red Road, Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5JE

Planning law solicitors in Brentwood regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Brentwood with expertise in planning law. This will likely include advice on compulsory purchases in Brentwood
  • Pure Law Llp, Lutea House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BE
  • Dadds Llp, 51 High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9AX
  • Mccorry Connolly Solicitors, 8 Holgate Court, 4 -10 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3JS
  • Kenneth Elliott & Rowe, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ
  • Kenneth Elliott And Rowe Llp, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ

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