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Dover Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average time from start to moving day was 48 days for conveyancing in Dover
  • 2 Percentage of cases in Dover that are buy to let is 22%
  • 3 Average time frame of 20 days for registration of title in Dover
  • 4 85% freehold and 15% leasehold conveyancing in Dover for this year to date
  • 5 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270

Examples of recent conveyancing in Dover since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dover

I am in need of a property lawyer. Should I go for for an internet conveyancer as opposed to a high street Dover conveyancing solicitor?

Existing third party relationships is an important consideration when choosing conveyancing lawyers. Dover law firms benefit from connections with lenders and agents, local authorities, valuers and other conveyancing firms meaning the whole process is going to be much smoother for you. Possessing years of experience in the local area is also a plus .

Do the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend handle attended exchange conveyancing in Dover?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts who can conduct one day exchanges. You should e-mail us to get a fee calculation and details as to dates.

I have a 4 bedroom Edwardian house in Dover. Conveyancing practitioner acted for me and Leeds Building Society. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw two entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold under the exact same address. Is it worth asking Leeds Building Society to clarify?

You should review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Dover and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the work.

Is there anything unique about your site and alternative online quote calculators for conveyancing in Dover?

At this site obtain a fixed fee costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the nuances for your conveyancing in Dover. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we do not operate referral arrangements with solicitors. Many agents and online brokers 'recommend' solicitors that pays the highest per referral, not the best value conveyancing in Dover

In sourcing the internet for the phrase on line conveyancing in Dover it shows results of numerous solicitorsin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable conveyancer for the sale of my house?

The best method of choosing a suitable conveyancer is through a personal recommendation, so enquire of friends and relatives who have bought a property in Dover or a respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Fees for conveyancing in Dover vary, so it's sensible to request at least four estimates from different law firms. Be sure to obtain confirmation what costs in the quote includes.

To what extent are Dover conveyancing solicitors duty bound by the Law Society to supply transparent conveyancing figures?

Inbuilt into the Solicitors Code of Conduct are set rules and regulations as to how the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) allow solicitors to publicise their fees to clients.The Law Society have practice note giving advice on how to publicise transparent charges to avoid breaching any such rule. Practice notes are not legal advice issued by the Law Society and is not to be interpreted as the only standard of good practice a conveyancing solicitor should adhere to. The Practice Note does, nevertheless, represent the Law Society’s view of acceptable practice for publicising conveyancing charges, and accordingly it’s a recommended read for any solicitor or conveyancer in Dover or beyond.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Dover regulated by the SRA

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

  • Bradleys, Victoria House, 1 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RW
  • Stilwell & Singleton, 110 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RT
  • Pigotts, 10 Victoria Crescent, High Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1DU
  • Mowll Limited, Trafalgar House, Gordon Road, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 3PN

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Dover

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Dover specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Bradleys, Victoria House, 1 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RW
  • Stilwell & Singleton, 110 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RT
  • Pigotts, 10 Victoria Crescent, High Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1DU
  • Mowll Limited, Trafalgar House, Gordon Road, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 3PN

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Dover usually entails the following:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the mortgage company (if relevant)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Drawing up Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Agreeing adjustments to the the Transfer deed
  • Corresponding with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to relevant parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Registering the change in proprietorship and the home loan (where applicable) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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