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Reasons to use our Faversham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s lawyers are based in Faversham - if so sets of solicitors will be familiar
  • 2 Property lawyer conveyancing firms have excellent personal connections with Faversham estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Faversham property lawyer are the key to a successful Faversham home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 4 Faversham conveyancing lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 5 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Faversham has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Faversham since April 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Faversham

I am acquiring property in Faversham. My property lawyer has never been on on the lender conveyancing panel. Am I still permitted to appoint my Faversham conveyancing solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the lender list of approved lawyers?

You will need to use a conveyancer to complete the legal work required when you need a mortgage to purchase your home. They will conduct all the relevant investigations on the property, ensuring that you’re properly registered as the owner and ensure that all the required mortgage paperwork is dealt with. One may instruct a Faversham lawyer of your choice. However, where the conveyancing practitioner appointed is not on the mortgage company approved list further fees will arise as separate legal representation will be need by the lender. Conveyancing panel applications can be submitted, so where your conveyancer has not previously sought membership they can do so.

Are the Faversham conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by Coventry BS?

Faversham conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Coventry BS directly.

I acquired my house on 7 July and the transaction details is yet to be registered. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Faversham said it should be formalised in a couple of weeks. Are transfers in Faversham particularly slow to register?

As far as conveyancing in Faversham registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of England and Wales. Rather than based on location, timeframes can adjust subject to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry must send notices to any interested persons or bodies. At present in the region of 80% of submission are completed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted delays. Registration occurs after the new owner has moved in to the property so an expedited registration is not always top priority yet where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your conveyancer must speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

How does conveyancing in Faversham differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Faversham come to us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is ready to move into. This is because house builders in Faversham tend to acquire the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Faversham or who has acted in the same development.

My husband and I are new on the property ladder - had an offer accepted, but the estate agent informed us that the seller will only move forward if we appoint their chosen conveyancers as they are insisting on an ‘expedited deal’. My instinct tells me that we should use a family solicitor accustomed to conveyancing in Faversham

It is highly unlikely the owners are driving this. Should the vendor want ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a serious purchaser is counter productive. Contact the sellers directly and make sure they understand (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to progress, with finances in place © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you will continue to appoint your preferred Faversham conveyancing lawyers - not the ones that will earn their negotiator at the agency a introducer fee or meet his conveyancing targets pre-set by head office.

Do you have any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in Faversham from the point of view of expediting the sale process?

  • Much of the delay in leasehold conveyancing in Faversham can be reduced if you get in touch lawyers as soon as your agents start marketing the property and ask them to collate the leasehold documentation needed by the buyers’ solicitors.
  • A minority of Faversham leases require Landlord’s consent to the sale and approval of the buyers. If this applies to your lease, you should notify your estate agents to make sure that the purchasers obtain bank and professional references. Any bank reference should make it clear that the buyer is able to meet the yearly service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the service charge figures so that they can pass this information on to the buyers or their solicitors. If you are supposed to have a share in the Management Company, you should ensure that you have the original share certificate. Arranging a duplicate share certificate can be a lengthy process and slows down many a Faversham home move. If a new share is necessary, you should approach the company director and secretary or managing agents (where relevant) for this as soon as possible. The majority of freeholders or Management Companies in Faversham charge for providing management packs for a leasehold premises. You or your lawyers should enquire as to the actual amount of the charges. The management information can be applied for as soon as you have a buyer, thus reducing delays. The typical amount of time it takes to obtain the necessary information is three weeks. It is the most usual cause of delay in leasehold conveyancing in Faversham.

Faversham Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    How much is the ground rent and service charge? It is important to be aware if redecorating or some other significant cost is pending to be shared amongst the leaseholders and will dramatically increase the the service fees or necessitate a specific payment. The majority of Faversham leasehold properties will incur a service bill for the upkeep of the building invoiced by the management company. Where you buy the property you will have to pay this amount, usually periodically during the year. This can differ from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for blocks with lifts and large common grounds. There will also be a rentcharge for you to pay yearly, ordinarily this is not a large amount, say about £50-£100 but you should to enquire it because occasionally it can be prohibitively expensive.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Faversham

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Faversham with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Tassells, 20 West Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7JF

Planning law solicitors in Faversham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Faversham with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Tassells, 20 West Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7JF

Faversham commercial property solicitors provide expert offering advice on numerous aspects of commercial property law

    Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners Telecommunications and broadcast mast sites Factories, warehouses, offices, shops, restaurants, hotels, clubs and pubs, nurseries and care homes Sale or acquisition of commercial property investments, including at auction Options and guarantees Development, including options, overage agreements, JCT building contracts

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

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