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Reasons to use our Clayhall conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Clayhall conveyancers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 2 The accumulation of transactions means that Clayhall solicitor have established very good connections with Clayhall local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your conveyancing in Clayhall.
  • 3 There is a strong possibility the other side’s lawyers are based in Clayhall - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Clayhall is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 5 Clayhall property lawyer are the key to a successful Clayhall home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Clayhall since May 2019*


of apartment Hedgeley IG4 5NW, sold for £340,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges


of detached residence premises, Hamilton Avenue, IG6 1AA completing on 16/05/2019 at a price of £450,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer


of detached residence residence, Hamilton Avenue, IG6 1AA completing on 17/05/2019 at a price of £430,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title


of house property, Wensleydale Avenue, IG5 0ND completing on 21/05/2019 at a price of £485,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Clayhall

Having been suggested to visit your service we were going to go ahead with a conveyancing solicitor in Clayhall listed using your search tool but have come across some other costs illustrations via the web look less expensive – why is this?

There are many firms of conveyancing organisations advertising supposedly cheap conveyancing, unfortunately it’s common in such cases for extrafees end up with the completion bill being escalated. Solicitors ought to ensure charges outlined in terms of business should be honest and reasonable raised The law firms that we put forward for conveyancing in Clayhall set out all costs for a residential conveyancing transaction.

As a FTB what is the most important advice you can impart regarding purchase conveyancing in Clayhall?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Clayhall and elsewhere in Essex is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of opportunity for conflict between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For instance, the vendor, estate agent and sometimes a bank. Choosing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Clayhall an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the legal process whose responsibility is to act in your best interests and to protect you.

We are witnessing a distinct ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be at fault for the process taking so long. You your first instinct should be to trust your solicitor above the other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

I'm in the throws of viewing flats in Clayhall and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it too early to have a solicitor in place? I will be getting a mortgage with Leeds Building Society.

It would be advisable to commence your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the EA. As you are taking out a mortgage with Leeds Building Society, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

Intending to buy a apartment in Clayhall. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Clayhall solicitor is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel.

I have finally had an offer on a flat in Clayhall accepted, but there is a chain. The owners have put an offer on somewhere, however it’s not yet tied up, and have viewings of other properties in the pipeline. I have chosen a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in Clayhall. What do I do now? At what point should I apply for the mortgage with Skipton?

It is usual to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur costs too early (mortgage application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Clayhall conveyancing search charges, etc). The first thing to do is ensure that your conveyancer is on the Skipton approved list. Regarding the next phase this very much dictated by the specifics of your transaction, motivation for the property and on the state of the market. In a buoyant market the majority of home buyers will apply for a home loan with Skipton and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their lawyer to proceed with searches.

My wife and I purchased a terraced Georgian property in Clayhall. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Skipton Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and I saw two entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold with the matching property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to read 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 owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Clayhall and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also check the position with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the work.

How does conveyancing in Clayhall differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Clayhall come to us having been asked by the developer to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is constructed. This is because developers in Clayhall usually buy the site, 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 conveyancers 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 Clayhall or who has acted in the same development.

What tools are available to locate a Clayhall solicitor on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel? I drive a motor bike and am willing to travel upto 25kilometers to meet the solicitor.

Feel free to make use of the search on this website. Please select a mortgage company and your location and you will see a number of Clayhall conveyancing lawyers locally. We have listed some Clayhall conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can telephone them to verify whether they are on the Bank of Ireland panel

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Clayhall regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Clayhall specialising in commercial conveyancing in Clayhall. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Loshana & Co Limited, 99 Herent Drive, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0HF
  • Anwar Law Solicitors, 168 Beehive Lane, Ilford, Essex, IG4 5EE
  • Links Legal Solicitors, 42 Redbridge Lane East, Ilford, Essex, IG4 5EX
  • Rana Legal Ltd, 35 Woodford Avenue, Ilford, Essex, IG2 6UF
  • A.h. Page, 640 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG6 1HQ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Clayhall regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Clayhall but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Suriya & Douglas, Suite B, 7th Floor, Charter House, IG1 1UF
  • Verbatim Property Lawyers Ltd, 455 High Road, IG8 0XE
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP

Planning law solicitors in Clayhall regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Clayhall practicing in planning law. This may include advice on special planning controls
  • Gh Cornish Llp, First Floor, 34-36 High Street, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 2DQ
  • Abdullah Solicitors, 56 Mansfield Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3BD
  • Coldham Shield & Mace Solicitors Llp, 123-125 Station Road, Chingford, London, E4 6AG
  • 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

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

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