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Reasons to use our Faversham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Faversham have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Faversham and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 2 The accumulation of transactions means that Faversham solicitor have established very good connections with Faversham local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your home move in Faversham.
  • 3 The firms listed on our directory have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based many miles away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Faversham
  • 5 There is a better than average chance that the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Faversham - if so sets of conveyancers will be less confrontational

Examples of recent conveyancing in Faversham since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Faversham

My god-son is purchasing a new build apartment in Faversham with a home loan from Santander. His lawyer has advised him of a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. This document is news to me - what is it and who needs sight of it?

The form is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the transaction. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Santander conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when asked. The developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it. The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Santander conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Faversham?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Faversham. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Faversham. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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 legal work.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Faversham

    Please supply a car parking plan. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

I decided to have a survey done on a house in Faversham ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor advised that some banks tend not issue a mortgage on such a home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different requirements from Halifax. If you call us we can look into this further via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Faversham. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Faversham to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in Faversham. Before I set the wheels in motion I require certainty as to the remaining lease term.

If the lease is recorded at the land registry - and 99.9% are in Faversham - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Faversham - A selection of Queries before buying

    The majority of Faversham leasehold flats will incur a service bill for maintenance of the building set on behalf of the freeholder. If you purchase the property you will have to pay this charge, usually quarterly throughout the year. This may be anything from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for blocks with lifts and large common areas. In all likelihood there will be a rentcharge for you to pay annual, this is usually not a significant figure, say approximately £25-£75 but you should to check as sometimes it could be surprisingly expensive. Make sure you find out if the the lease contains any onerous restrictions in the lease. For instance it is reasonably common in Faversham leases that pets are not allowed in in a block in Faversham. If you love the flatin Faversham yet your dog can’t move with you then you have a very difficult compromise. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their maintenance charge payments?

It has taken forever and a day but a loan offer from a mortgage company for the refinancing of my 4 bedroom maisonette is due imminently. Are you able to recommend an efficient remortgage conveyancing practitioner in Faversham ?

You have come to the wrong place to search for the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Faversham. We can offer you cost effective conveyancing but we do not advertise as being the cheapest. Do not be fooled by brokers offering low cost conveyancing in Faversham.At best, in opting for cheap conveyancing, you will get what you pay for and at worst you will end up being stung for additional fee and still not receive the service required.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Faversham regulated by the SRA

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

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

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Faversham

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Faversham practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

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

Typically, Faversham conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Lawyer instructed by the purchaser once the offer has been accepted
  • Examining the title to the premises
  • Undertaking Faversham property searches for the property
  • Assessing draft sale agreement and other documentation supplied by the seller’s property lawyer
  • Submitting enquiries with the seller’s property lawyer
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase agreement
  • Reviewing replies provided by the vendor to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer document
  • Guiding the purchasing in respect of the loan offer: (where applicable)
  • Drawing up and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; summarising to the purchaser on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the purchase and the mortgage (if appropriate) at the HMLR.

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

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