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Deal Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 150 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Deal
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £3,681
  • 3 Percentage of cases in Deal that are buy to let is 4%
  • 4 Average time frame of 28 days for registration of title in Deal
  • 5 Average time from start to moving day was 78 days for conveyancing in Deal

Examples of recent conveyancing in Deal since January 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Deal

The sellers of the home we are purchasing hired a conveyancing firm in Deal who has insisted on a exclusivity contract with a down payment two thousand pounds. Are such arrangements promoted for Deal conveyancing transactions?

Lock out agreements are contracts binding a property owner and purchaser granting the buyer the sole right to purchase the premises within a prescribed time frame. For all intents and purposes, a lock out agreement is a contract stating that you will receive a contract at a later date being the main conveyancing contract. It tends to be utilised for buyer assurance though in many situations, the proprietor may stand to benefit from such agreements as well. There are numerous pros and cons to using them but you should to check with your lawyer but note that it may end up incurring more in conveyancing fees. For this these contracts are avoided in relation to conveyancing in Deal.

Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that could impact a commercial estate in Deal?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Deal will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Deal. The report sets out definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Deal.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Deal it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may result in delays to Deal commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Deal.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Deal ahead of instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor has said that some lenders will refuse to grant a mortgage on such a house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements from Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Deal. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Deal to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

What does commercial conveyancing in Deal cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Deal covers a wide array of advice, given by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing leases 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 leases.

My father-in-law has suggested that I appoint his lawyers for conveyancing in Deal. Do I take his advice?

No doubt the best way to choose a conveyancing practitioner is to get guidance from friends or relatives who have previously instructed the firm that you are contemplating using.

Should one remove a deceased person's name from the title register for a house in Deal?

If a Deal property is jointly owned and one of the proprietors passes away, their name will not immediately be removed from the title deeds. You are not required to amend the title as when it comes to a disposal you would just be required to supply proof as to the reason the co owner is missing from the transfer, such as the probate documents.

With a view to making the sale conveyancing simpler for the sale of the property you may apply to have the deceased name removed from the title by applying to HM Land Registry with evidence of the death. There is no charge from the Registry for this service.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Deal regulated by the SRA

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

  • C.m.robinson Solicitors Ltd, 47 Queen Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6EY
  • Hardmans, 4-6 Park Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6AQ
  • Emmerson Brown & Brown, 127 High Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6BD
  • Paynes Solicitors And Mediators, 38 The Strand, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7DX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Deal regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Deal practicing in commercial conveyancing in Deal. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • C.m.robinson Solicitors Ltd, 47 Queen Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6EY
  • Hardmans & Co, 49 - 51 High Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6EL
  • Hardmans, 4-6 Park Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6AQ
  • Emmerson Brown & Brown, 127 High Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6BD

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Deal?

Licensed Conveyancers support the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing countrywide not just Deal. If appointed a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Enjoy the benefit of an honest and lawful service.
  • Have a high standard of legal services.
  • Be supplied with your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high quality of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Have a service which is accessible and responsive to your individual needs.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your individual needs taken into account should a complaint be necessary.
  • Receive a speedy, objective and comprehensive service where if a complaint is registered about your conveyancing in Deal.

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

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