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Reasons to use our Dunmow conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s lawyers have offices in Dunmow - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 Our site is the first site offering you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Dunmow will be conducted by a property lawyer on your bank approved panel.
  • 3 Dunmow solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Dunmow conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your home move
  • 4 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Dunmow have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Dunmow and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 Dunmow conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Dunmow conveyancing experience, 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 Dunmow since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dunmow

After what seems like an age a mortgage offer from Nationwide for the remortgage of my single bedroom apartment is to be issued within the next few days. Could you propose a cheap conveyancing law firm in Dunmow?

You have arrived at the wrong site to search for the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Dunmow. Our aim is to provide cost effective conveyancing but we do not aim to advertise as being the cheapest. Do not be swayed by companies enticing you with £100 conveyancing in Dunmow. In your best case scenario, in deciding on low cost conveyancing, you will earn what you pay for and at worst you will end up being stung for additional fees and still not get the service you were looking for.

My wife and I are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our home in Dunmow and according to the buyers it appears that there is a risk of it being constructed on contaminated land. Any high street Dunmow conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the buyers are using an internet conveyancing outfit as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Dunmow. Having lived in Dunmow for 4 years we know that this is a non issue. Is it a good idea to contact our local Authority to seek clarification need.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing solicitor already. What do they say? You need to enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same ailment)

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Dunmow. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Dunmow

    Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

What does commercial conveyancing in Dunmow cover?

Dunmow conveyancing for business premises covers a wide array of services, offered by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

What makes a Dunmow lease unmortgageable?

Leasehold conveyancing in Dunmow is not unique. Most leases are drafted differently and legal mistakes in the legal wording can result in certain sections are wrong. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    Service charge per centages that don't add up correctly leaving a shortfall Clauses dealing with recovering service charges for expenditure on the building or common parts.

A defective lease will likely cause problems when trying to sell a property as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. National Westminster Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and Aldermore all have very detailed requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is problematic they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the purchaser to pull out.

Dunmow Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    It is important to be aware whether window replacement or some other major work is due in the near future to be shared between the leaseholders and will dramatically impact the level of the maintenance costs or necessitate a one off invoice. The prefered form of lease arrangement is if the freehold reversion is owned by the leaseholders. In this situation the leaseholders benefit from control and although a managing agent is usually retained if the building is larger than a house conversion, the managing agent is directed by the tenants. In the main the outlay for major works tend not to be built into the maintenance charges, although there some managing agents in Dunmow require tenants to pay into a sinking fund created for the specific purpose of building a fund for major works.

We have chosen a Dunmow conveyancing solicitor for our house purchase (novice purchasers) and have spotted in the engagement letter that they are not covered by the Financial Conduct Authority. Need I be concerned or is that standard with lawyer?

We can't see why they should be. Most conveyancing practitioner don't lend money. They will be governed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, who dictate stringent obligations in place on monies sitting by them.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Dunmow regulated by the SRA

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

  • Foort Tayler, 42 High Street, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AH
  • Wade & Davies Limited, 28 High Street, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AH
  • Foort Tayler Limited, 42 High Street, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Dunmow regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Dunmow specialising in commercial conveyancing in Dunmow. This could include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Foort Tayler, 42 High Street, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AH
  • Wade & Davies Limited, 28 High Street, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AH
  • Foort Tayler Limited, 42 High Street, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AH

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Dunmow regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Dunmow but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Chelmer Conveyancing Services, 12 The Mead, CM6 2PD

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

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