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Logical reasons to let us help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Chafford Hundred

  • 1 Experience means that Chafford Hundred property lawyer have established excellent connections with Chafford Hundred local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Chafford Hundred.
  • 2 Chafford Hundred solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Chafford Hundred conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your home move
  • 3 Chafford Hundred conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Chafford Hundred conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 4 You can gain comfort when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Chafford Hundred has a number to select from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Chafford Hundred is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Chafford Hundred since August 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chafford Hundred

Can your site be used to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Chafford Hundred even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for instance if I want to buy an office in Chafford Hundred with a mortgage from Skipton Building Society?

The service is mainly used to get a quote from residential conveyancing solicitors in Chafford Hundred but we have listed at the bottom of this page a few Chafford Hundred commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the solicitors directly to see if they are also authorised to represent Skipton Building Society

How does conveyancing in Chafford Hundred differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Chafford Hundred come to us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is built. This is because new home sellers in Chafford Hundred usually acquire the land, 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 Chafford Hundred or who has acted in the same development.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £235,500 and found one close by in Chafford Hundred I like with a park and railway links nearby, however it only has 51 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Chafford Hundred in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan that many years may be an issue. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you can request that they start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer about this.

What does commercial conveyancing in Chafford Hundred cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Chafford Hundred covers a broad array of guidance, given by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of tenancies.

My husband and I are novice buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the selling agent told us that the owners will only proceed if we instruct the agent's recommended solicitors as they need an ‘expedited deal’. My instinct tells me that we should use a high street solicitor who is accustomed to conveyancing in Chafford Hundred

We suspect that the seller is unaware of this ultimatum. If they desire ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a motivated buyer is going to damage their objectives. Speak to the vendors direct and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are genuine buyers (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you intend to instruct your preferred Chafford Hundred conveyancing firm - not the ones that will give the estate agent a referral fee or meet his conveyancing figures demanded by senior management.

How do I search for a Chafford Hundred conveyancing solicitor on the mortgage company conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 20kilometers to attend the conveyancer.

Feel free to make use of the find a conveyancing panel search on this website. Please choose the lender and your location, in this case Chafford Hundred and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest Chafford Hundred. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the bank solicitor panel.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Chafford Hundred regulated by the SRA

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

  • Attwood & Co, 20 London Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5XY
  • M. Reynolds Partnership Solicitors, 24 London Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5XY
  • Hattens Solicitors, 90 Orsett Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5ER
  • Cumming & Riley, 11a High Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6NB
  • Patrick Lawrence, 5 Railway Place, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AP

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Chafford Hundred

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Chafford Hundred specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Attwood & Co, 20 London Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5XY
  • M. Reynolds Partnership Solicitors, 24 London Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5XY
  • Hattens Solicitors, 90 Orsett Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5ER
  • Cumming & Riley, 11a High Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6NB
  • Rex Cowells Solicitors Limited, Old Rectory Business Centre, Springhead Road, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8HN

Residential conveyancing in Chafford Hundred usually entails the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and associated papers
  • Supplying draft papers to the lawyer retained by the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and answering supplemental questions from the buyer’s lawyer
  • Agreeing the transfer deed
  • Answering requisitions submitted by the buyer’s lawyer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and transferring funds to the owner, the estate agent and other relevant parties (where appropriate)

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

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