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  • 1 The Clacton On Sea conveyancing practitioners that are identified are committed to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in Clacton On Sea
  • 2 Clacton On Sea lawyers work in partnership with Clacton On Sea estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is offered to home movers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 3 Our site is the only site offering you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Clacton On Sea will be conducted by a law firm on your lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 4 The organisations identified on our directory have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 5 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Clacton On Sea who are regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Clacton On Sea since August 2023*


of flat Marine Parade West CO15 1LD, acquired for £120,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities


of semi-detached property, Wash Lane, CO15 1DB completing on 30/08/2023 at a price of £480,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges


of semi-detached property, Abbigail Gardens, CO15 6QS completing on 30/08/2023 at a price of £450,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, securing official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities


of semi property, Holland Road, CO15 6NF completing on 22/09/2023 at a price of £160,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, ordering official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Clacton On Sea

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Clacton On Sea? Is this really warranted?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to check the ID of the potential client they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing business. The Client Care letter that you need to sign will no doubt stipulate this. Your lender will also require certain documents to be checked. If you are unwilling to provide ID verification documents, your conveyancer will not be able to take you on as a client.

I have been recommended a conveyancing solicitor in Clacton On Sea. I need to find out if they are accepted on the Barclays approved list of lawyers. Can you or the lender confirm if they are on the panel?

You should contact your solicitor and enquire whether they are on the lender panel. Alternatively you should call Barclays who may be able to confirm.

Should my solicitor be making enquiries regarding flooding during the conveyancing in Clacton On Sea.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors dealing with homes in Clacton On Sea. Plenty of people will buy a house in Clacton On Sea, fully aware that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Solicitors are not qualified to offer advice on flood risk, however there are a numerous searches that may be initiated by the buyer or on a buyer’s behalf which can give them a better understanding of the risks in Clacton On Sea. The conventional set of information sent to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a usual question of the seller to discover if the property has historically flooded. If flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the vendor, then a buyer could issue a claim for damages resulting from an inaccurate reply. The buyer’s lawyers will also commission an environmental report. This will higlight whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries should be conducted.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my uncle I am disposing of a residence in Monmouth but reside in Clacton On Sea. My conveyancer (based 260 miles from meneeds me to sign a statutory declaration prior to completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Clacton On Sea to attest this legal document for me?

strictly speaking you are not likely to be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Clacton On Sea based

My fiance and I may need to rent out our Clacton On Sea garden flat for a while due to a career opportunity. We used a Clacton On Sea conveyancing practice in 2004 but they have closed and we did not have the foresight to get any advice as to whether the lease permits subletting. How do we find out?

A lease governs the relationship between the landlord and you the leaseholder; specifically, it will indicate if subletting is banned, or permitted but only subject to certain conditions. The accepted inference is that if the lease contains no expres ban or restriction, subletting is permitted. Most leases in Clacton On Sea do not contain subletting altogether – such a provision would adversely affect the market value the property. Instead, there is usually a basic requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly supplying a duplicate of the tenancy agreement.

I invested in buying a garden flat in Clacton On Sea, conveyancing formalities finalised in 2005. Can you let me have an estimate of the premium that my landlord can legally expect in return for granting a renewal of my lease? Corresponding properties in Clacton On Sea with over 90 years remaining are worth £211,000. The ground rent is £50 levied per year. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2091

With just 68 years unexpired the likely cost is going to range between £9,500 and £11,000 plus legals.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not move forward based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

I'm remortgaging a bungalow in Clacton On Sea. I have found my conveyancer's company on the Law Society's list, but I can't locate my conveyancer's name on the list. Should I be concerned?

Not all staff in the law firm must be listed by the regulator. Provided there is someone qualified to 'oversee' the work, the actual day-to-day activity can be conducted by unlicensed staff.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Clacton On Sea

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Clacton On Sea with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Powis & Co, 57 Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1RU
  • Pleass Thomson & Company Limited, Rosemary Chambers, 91-93 Rosemary Road West, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1EP

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Clacton On Sea regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Clacton On Sea but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Hanslip Ward & Co Ltd, 90 Station Road, CO15 1SP

Planning law solicitors in Clacton On Sea regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Clacton On Sea practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Clacton On Sea
  • Lux Law Limited, The Triangle, 148 Rochford Way, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, CO13 0AZ

Neighboring Locations

Frinton On Sea
Walton on the Naze
Clacton On Sea

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