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Logical reasons to let us help you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Great Dunmow

  • 1 Conveyancer conveyancing firms have excellent personal links with Great Dunmow estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Excellent communication together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Great Dunmow home moves can become a lot more stressful as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 3 Great Dunmow conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Great Dunmow home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 4 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory listing lender approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Great Dunmow regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Great Dunmow are familiar with the local issues specific to Great Dunmow and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Great Dunmow since November 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Great Dunmow

As someone not used to conveyancing in Great Dunmow what is your top tip you can impart concerning the legal transfer of property in Great Dunmow

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Great Dunmow and elsewhere in Essex is an adversarial process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of opportunity for friction between you and other parties involved in the ownership transfer. E.g., the seller, property agent and sometimes a mortgage company. Appointing a solicitor for your conveyancing in Great Dunmow is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the legal process whose interest is to protect your best interests and to protect you.

There is a distinct ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be at fault for the process being so protracted. You your first instinct should be to trust your solicitor above all other players in the home moving process.

I require expedited conveyancing in Great Dunmow as I am under an ultimatum to exchange contracts inside one month. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are are a cash purchaser you are at free not to have searches conducted although no solicitor would suggest that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Great Dunmow the following are examples of issues that can crop up and adversely affect the marketability of the property: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...

How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business premises in Great Dunmow and how can your lawyers assist?

The 1954 Act provides security of tenure to commercial tenants, giving them the a statutory right to apply to court for a renewal tenancy and remain in occupation when the lease comes to an end. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act to your advantage and assist with commercial conveyancing in Great Dunmow

I am looking for a conveyancing practitioner in Great Dunmow for my home move. Is there any facility to review a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

One can see documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations arising from investigations started on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find details Pre 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, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor telephone calls for training requirements.

I am in need of some leasehold conveyancing in Great Dunmow. Before diving in I would like to find out the number of years remaining on the lease.

If the lease is registered - and 99.9% are in Great Dunmow - then the leasehold title will always include the basic details 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.

I acquired a 1 bedroom flat in Great Dunmow, conveyancing was carried out 10 years ago. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Similar flats in Great Dunmow with an extended lease are worth £180,000. The ground rent is £65 invoiced annually. The lease ceases on 21st October 2081

With 58 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £22,800 and £26,400 plus costs.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive investigations. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be other concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

My mortgage broker has suggested using their property lawyer for our conveyancing in Great Dunmow - Surely it’s better to just instruct them?

It is not always the case and you are free to use whichever solicitor you prefer for your Great Dunmow conveyancing. A conveyancing practitioner put forward by an estate agent may not necessarily be the right property lawyer, they may recommend their own conveyancing firm who are based remotely. In this instance you may not have contact with your property lawyer and due to the lack of continuity in the transaction, it may be difficult to obtain progress reports.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Great Dunmow regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Great Dunmow specialising in commercial conveyancing in Great Dunmow. This will likely include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • 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

Home buying conveyancing in Great Dunmow usually includes the following:

  • Conveyancing practitioner instructed by the purchaser on acceptance of the offer
  • Checking the title unregistered or registered
  • Ordering Great Dunmow searches with respect to the property
  • Assessing draft sale agreement and other documentation prepared the vendor’s conveyancer
  • Submitting questions with the vendor’s conveyancer
  • Agreeing the wording of the sale agreement
  • Considering the replies given by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer document
  • Guiding the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (if appropriate)
  • Drafting and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Registering the change in ownership and the mortgage (where relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Great Dunmow is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the bank (where relevant)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Agreeing amendments to the draft Transfer
  • Communicating with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring funds to relevant parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the transfer of ownership and the mortgage (where relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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