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Reasons to use our Brentwood conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Brentwood lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to Brentwood conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can impact your sale or purchase
  • 2 Our site offers most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved law practices carrying out conveyancing in Brentwood governed by the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor usually results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 Brentwood conveyancing lawyers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 5 The Brentwood conveyancing practitioners that are listed are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Brentwood

Examples of recent conveyancing in Brentwood since November 2023*

Acquisition

of apartment Eastfield Road CM14 4GX, at a price of £370,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Conveyance

of apartment Crown Street CM14 4BD, sold for £315,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Purchase

of flat Ravenscourt CM15 9BE, at a price of £190,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties

Transfer

of terraced property, Wharf Road, CM14 4LQ completing on 10/11/2023 at a price of £460,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Brentwood

Having sold my house in Brentwood last July yet the purchaser is telephoning me complaining that his conveyancer is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?

Post completion of your sale your lawyer is committed to send the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the home loan has been paid off to the purchasers lawyers. There are no post completion steps peculiar conveyancing in Brentwood.

What is your number one tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Brentwood

It would be unwise to be swayed by the lowest Brentwood conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in advance.

I am helping my niece sell her property in Brentwood. Will the conveyancing solicitor commission the EPC or it is for me to see to?

After the demise of Home Information Packs, energy performance certificates was left as a mandatory part of selling a property. An energy assessment should be to hand before the property is placed on the market. It is not as aspect of the sale process that lawyers ordinarily organise. If you are using a Brentwood conveyancing lawyer they might help arrange energy assessments given their relationships with long established local assessors

When it comes to lenders such as Lloyds, do Brentwood solicitors incur a fee to be on the conveyancing panel?

We are not aware of any lender fees to be on their panel, although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Brentwood. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

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

    Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Brentwood ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks tend not give a loan on a flying freehold premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Brentwood. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Brentwood especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Brentwood.

My business partner and I are hoping to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-move-no charges for commercial conveyancing in Brentwood for below £2000?

We can recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Brentwood, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are hoping to buy or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a complete business we will find you the right solicitor. As for the fees this will depend on the structure and nuances of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your contact information or phone us so that we can furnish you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.

As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a house in Neath but reside in Brentwood. My solicitor (who is 200 kilometers from mehas requested that I execute a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Brentwood who can attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Brentwood based

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Brentwood regulated by the SRA

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

  • 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
  • Rainer Hughes, Oak House, 46 Crossways, Shenfield, Essex, CM15 8QY
  • Pure Law Llp, Lutea House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BE

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Brentwood regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Brentwood but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Legal Business Property Lawyers Ltd, 16 St Thomas Road, CM14 4DB

Planning law solicitors in Brentwood regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Brentwood specialising 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
  • 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

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

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