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Top reasons to use our service to help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Essex

  • 1 Essex lawyer are the key to a successful Essex home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 2 Our site is the only site that enables you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in Essex will be carried out by a property lawyer on your bank approved panel.
  • 3 There is a distinct possibility the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Essex - if so both parties are likely to be familiar
  • 4 Notwithstanding what other companies say it could be necessary to attend your solicitor to sign contracts. There are various parties with involved in a homemove without needing to add the postman into the equation.
  • 5 Using a local Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in choosing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Essex since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Essex

I sincerely hope you can assist me. My Essex solicitor is assuring me that he has toapply for Essex conveyancing searches stemming from the fact thatthe firm are on the HSBCsolicitor panel. Is this really necessary?

You have limited options available to you. Given that you are taking out a loan with a mortgage company your lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your bank’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the CML Handbook provisions . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out Essex conveyancing searches.

I need some fast conveyancing in Essex as I am under pressure to complete in less than 3 weeks. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are not obtaining a home loan you have the choice not to have searches carried out although no law firm would suggest that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Essex the following are examples of issues that can appear and therefore affect the marketability of the property: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

My wife and I purchased a semi-detached Victorian property in Essex. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Lloyds TSB Bank. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold under the exact same address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to 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 Essex and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also enquire as to the situation with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the purchase.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Essex before appointing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may refuse to grant a loan on this type of premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Essex. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Essex to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I was recommended by a few estate agents in Essex to get a quote from a property lawyer on your site. What’s the financial incentive for Estate Agents to market your services over and above a competitor’s?

We refuse to offer any commission for sending work in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult a fee as members of the public would think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

I am looking for a conveyancing lawyer in Essex for my purchase. Is there any facility to review a firm’s complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

Members of the public may read presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from inquisitions started on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find details about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may monitor telephone calls for training requirements.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Essex regulated by the SRA

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

  • Isabelle E Rastall & Co, Lancaster House, 234 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6BP
  • Nigel Broadhead Mynard, 32 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2QG
  • Backhouse Solicitors Ltd, 71 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JU
  • Leonard Gray Llp, 72-74 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JY
  • Tolhurst Fisher Llp, Marlborough House, Victoria Road South, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1LN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Essex regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Essex with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Essex. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Nigel Broadhead Mynard, 32 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2QG
  • Backhouse Solicitors Ltd, 71 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JU
  • Leonard Gray Llp, 72-74 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JY
  • Tolhurst Fisher Llp, Marlborough House, Victoria Road South, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1LN
  • Taylor Haldane Barlex Llp, Copt House, 73 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6JG

Planning law solicitors in Essex regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Essex practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Hill & Abbott Limited, Threadneedle House, 9/10 Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1XH
  • Gepp & Sons Solicitors Llp, 58 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0PA

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

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