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Conveyancing in Dartford : Keep it Local

Dartford Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 68% freehold and 32% leasehold conveyancing in Dartford for this year to date
  • 2 The most common indemnity insurance policies for Dartford conveyancing is Lack of Planning Permission
  • 3 Average time from start to completion was 40 days for conveyancing in Dartford
  • 4 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £8,004
  • 5 129 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Dartford

Examples of recent conveyancing in Dartford since December 2023*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dartford

I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and have to be out of my rented apartment in Dartford by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase is underway. Can I complete in a couple of weeks as don't want to have to find temporary accommodation?

It is unwise to give notice for your letting until your lawyer suggests that you should. Assuming that you have not already done so, speak to your lawyer and ask them to they chase the sellers side, try to a target completion date that everyone will work towards

Having invested time reading moneysavingexpert.com for an affordable solicitor in Dartford, most post that I should look for a CQS kitemarked lawyer. What is CQS?

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a kitemark for residential conveyancing practices issued by the Law Society. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon: * the integrity of the senior responsible officer and other key conveyancing staff * the firm's adherence to good practice management standards * compliance with prudent and efficient conveyancing procedures through the scheme protocol the standard includes many companies who execute conveyancing in Dartford.

I need some quick conveyancing in Dartford as I have pressure to sign on the dotted line within one month. Luckily I do not need a mortgage. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are not getting a mortgage you have the choice not to do searches although no law firm would advise that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Dartford the following are examples of what can be revealed and therefore impact market value: Enforcement Actions, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Am I better off to use a Dartford conveyancing solicitor in close proximity to the house I am hoping to buy? We have a good friend who can deal with the legal work however they are based 300kilometers away.

The benefit of a high street Dartford conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to sign paperwork, present your ID and pester them if necessary. Having local Dartford know how is a bonus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and in the main were impressed that must trump using an unknown Dartford conveyancing solicitor just because they are Dartford based.

Due to complete next month on a leasehold property in Dartford. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they report fully within the next couple of days. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Dartford should include some of the following:

    if lease provides for a reserve fund? What remedies are open the freeholder should you breach a clause of your lease? You should receive a copy of the lease Are pets allowed in the flat? Who has the liability for maintaining the window frames
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Dartford please ask your lawyer in advance of your conveyancing in Dartford.

We have reached the end of our tether in trying to purchase the freehold in Dartford. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Dartford conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Dartford property is Various @ Colombus Square in January 2012. the Tribunal calculated the premiums to be paid for new leases for each of the flats in Mariners Walk to be £3822 and the premium to be paid for the new lease of 2 Knights Court to be £4439. This case related to 13 flats. The unexpired lease term was 76 years.

My conveyancing in Dartford completes on Friday, however the person I am buying off wishes to vacate 24 hours later at afternoon. Can I agree to this?

You can't complete on a Saturday due to the bank systems are not operational.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Dartford regulated by the SRA

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

  • Estate And Corporate Solicitors Ltd, 57 Hythe Street, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1BG
  • Medlicott & Benson, 5 Curates Walk, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7BJ
  • Graham Dawson & Co, Westminster House, 80d Bexley High Street, Bexley, Kent, DA5 1LE
  • Bishop Akers & Co, Haven House, 193 Swanley Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7LA
  • John T Wigginton Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Dartford

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Dartford practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Neves Scott, 8a Hythe Street, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2AG
  • Medlicott & Benson, 5 Curates Walk, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7BJ
  • Caroline Mathews Solicitors, 57 Perry Street, Crayford, Dartford, Kent, DA1 4RB
  • Graham Dawson & Co, Westminster House, 80d Bexley High Street, Bexley, Kent, DA5 1LE
  • Dorcas Funmi & Co, 12 Brook Street, Erith, Kent, DA8 1JQ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Dartford regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Dartford specialising in commercial conveyancing in Dartford. This may include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Estate And Corporate Solicitors Ltd, 57 Hythe Street, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1BG
  • Medlicott & Benson, 5 Curates Walk, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7BJ
  • Graham Dawson & Co, Westminster House, 80d Bexley High Street, Bexley, Kent, DA5 1LE
  • Augustine Clement, 1st Floor 3 Market Place, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7DU
  • Bishop Akers & Co, Haven House, 193 Swanley Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7LA

Neighboring Locations

Barnes Cray
Colyers
North End
Purfleet
Crayford
Dartford

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

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