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Reasons to use our Great Baddow conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Great Baddow
  • 2 Great Baddow conveyancing lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 3 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 Great Baddow solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Great Baddow conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your home move
  • 5 Excellent communication together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Great Baddow home moves can become significantly more stressful as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Great Baddow since October 2021*

Transfer

of terraced residence, York Road, CM2 0AH completing on 18/10/2021 at a price of £860,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Sale

of semi-detached premises, Hillary Close, CM1 7RP completing on 13/10/2021 at a price of £225,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of detached residence residence, Second Avenue, CM1 4ET completing on 18/10/2021 at a price of £500,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Baddow

I am purchasing a property for cash in Great Baddow. I have resided for the last 15 years in Great Baddow. Conveyancing searches are expensive. As I have knowledge of the road and vicinity intimately must I have all the conveyancing searches?

In the absence of a home loan, then almost all of the Great Baddow conveyancing searches are optional. Your lawyer will 'advise', perhaps strongly, that you should have searches carried out, but she has a professional duty to do this. One thing to consider; if you are going to sell the house one day, it will likely be be of interest to your future purchaser what the searches reveal. On occasion properties with day to day issues can still throw up unexpected search results. A good conveyancing solicitor in Great Baddow should provide you some practical advice in this regard.

My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Great Baddow. Conveyancing is needed. What is next?

Given that you are now to all intents and purposes signed on the dotted line you must choose a conveyancing lawyer as a matter of priority as you now have a fast approaching deadline in which to complete the transaction. An auction property will have a corresponding auction pack. This will include most,if not all of the paperwork that your conveyancer requires. If you have purchased leasehold property the conveyancing pack may contain a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork specific to a leasehold property. You must hand this to the conveyancer working for you at the earliest opportunity. You also need to ensure that your finances are in order to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

How can we tell if a Great Baddow conveyancing solicitor on the TSB panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Great Baddow obtaining recommendations is a good start. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always advise that you speak with the solicitor carrying out your transaction.

My husband and I have arranged a further advance on our home loan from Clydesdale as we want to carry out alterations to our property in Great Baddow. Do we need to select a bricks and mortar Great Baddow solicitor on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?

Clydesdale do not ordinarily instruct a member of their conveyancing panel to handle such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Clydesdale panel.

Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that could impact a commercial premises in Great Baddow?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Great Baddow will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Great Baddow. The report sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Great Baddow.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Great Baddow it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could result in delays to Great Baddow commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Great Baddow.

I am purchasing my first flat in Great Baddow with the aid of help to buy. The builders would not move on the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The property agent advised me not inform my lawyer about this extras as it may jeopardize my loan with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and identified one round the corner in Great Baddow I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it only has 61 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Great Baddow suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a short lease?

Should you require a home loan the shortness of the lease will likely be problematic. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you may request that they start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.

My company is looking to lease a unit on a shopping parade. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-sale-no fees for commercial conveyancing in Great Baddow for under £2000?

We can recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Great Baddow, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply property. If you are intending to purchase or sell a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we can put you in touch with the right lawyer. Regarding the costs this will depend on the structure and nuances of the deal. Please provide us with your contact information or phone so as to enable us to furnish you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Great Baddow regulated by the SRA

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

  • The Beavis Partnership Llp, Rochester House, 275 Baddow Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 7QA
  • A S Greenstreet Limited, 86 Mildmay Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0EA
  • Taylor Haldane Barlex Llp, Copt House, 73 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6JG
  • Isabelle E Rastall & Co, Lancaster House, 234 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6BP
  • Roger Brooker & Co, 70-72 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0PE

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Great Baddow regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Great Baddow but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • New Homes Law Ltd, 61 New London Road, CM2 0ND
  • Dyer And Crowe Limited, 22 Duke Street, CM1 1HL

Planning law solicitors in Great Baddow regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Great Baddow practicing in planning law. This should include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Gepp & Sons Solicitors Llp, 58 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0PA
  • Hill & Abbott Limited, Threadneedle House, 9/10 Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1XH

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

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