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5 reasons to use our service to help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Canvey Island

  • 1 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more personalised service. Online forums often suggest that in appointing a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 2 Our site is the only site that enables you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Canvey Island will be conducted by a property lawyer on your bank authorised panel.
  • 3 Chances are that the the solicitors for the other party are based in Canvey Island - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be less confrontational
  • 4 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Canvey Island are familiar with the local concerns peculiar to Canvey Island and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 The accumulation of transactions means that Canvey Island property lawyer have established valuable links with Canvey Island local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in Canvey Island.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Canvey Island since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Canvey Island

Souldinstructing a Canvey Island conveyancing solicitor make the ownership transfer smoother?

On the whole conveyancing solicitors in your area will have excellent connections with your local authority, which could assist with the Canvey Island conveyancing searches that your solicitor will require on your transaction. It also helps if they have existing relationships with the Local Land Registry Office your area Canvey Island, other conveyancers in the neighbourhood and Canvey Island Estate Agents.

I am helping my aunt sell her flat in Canvey Island. Does the conveyancer order an energy assessment or it is for the seller to see to?

Following the demise of Home Information Packs, EPC’s was maintained a mandatory element of moving property. An energy performance certificate needs to be commissioned in advance of the property being marketed. This is not something that law firms normally arrange. Where you are using a Canvey Island conveyancing solicitor they might help arrange EPC’s due to their relationships with reputable local providers

I just acquired a flat at auction in Canvey Island. Conveyancing is needed. What are my next steps?

Having exchanged you now have to instruct a conveyancing solicitor soon as you will have a pending a drop dead date to complete the transaction. Every auction property will ordinarily have an associated legal pack. This will likely include most,if not all of the paperwork that your lawyer requires. In the case of leasehold property the conveyancing papers may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork specific to a leasehold property. You must give this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that you have funds in order to complete on the date specified in the contract.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Canvey Island. I have a mortgage offer with Kent Reliance. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Kent Reliance, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel.

Me and my brother purchased a 4 bedroom Victorian house in Canvey Island. Conveyancing solicitor acted for me and Halifax. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw a couple of entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold under the matching address. Is it worth asking Halifax to clarify?

You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Canvey Island and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the purchase.

About to purchase a new build flat in Canvey Island. 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 legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Canvey Island

    Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. 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. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and identified one close by in Canvey Island I like with amenity areas and station in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 52 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Canvey Island suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a short lease?

Should you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be an issue. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the premises for at least 2 years you may ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this matter.

I am 17 days into a leasehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the selling agent to do our conveyancing in Canvey Island. I am am very frustrated with the level of service. Could you you assist me in finding new solicitors?

They would need to be very bad to suggest replacing them. Has your mortgage been sent? If so you must make them aware of the new solicitor and get the mortgage documents are issued to the new lawyers. The solicitor ideally needs to be on the mortgage company panel to avoid added fees and complications. So that should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool should assist you in finding a bank approved solicitor for your home move in Canvey Island

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Canvey Island regulated by the SRA

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

  • Tyler Law Limited, 91 Furtherwick Road, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 7AY
  • Hook & Partners, 92-98 High Street, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 7SU
  • Giles Wilson Llp, 1711 London Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2SW
  • Cooper Lingard, Watson House, Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2DA
  • Forbes Maclean, Aton House, 149 Leigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 1JF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Canvey Island regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Canvey Island practicing in commercial conveyancing in Canvey Island. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Hook & Partners, 92-98 High Street, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 7SU
  • A I Sampson & Co, 10 The Malyons, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TU
  • Giles Wilson Llp, 1711 London Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2SW
  • Cooper Lingard, Watson House, Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2DA
  • Forbes Maclean, Aton House, 149 Leigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 1JF

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Canvey Island regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Canvey Island but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Nfl Legal Ltd, 105 London Road, SS7 5TG
  • Garnett Wilson Conveyancing Services Llp, Cumberland House, SS2 6HZ
  • Whitehouse Property Lawyers, Clarence Chambers, SS1 1BD
  • Pcs Legal , 5 The Capricorn Centre, SS14 3JA

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

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