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Logical reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Harold Wood

  • 1 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Harold Wood governed by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Harold Wood solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Harold Wood conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your home move
  • 3 Harold Wood lawyers work in partnership with Harold Wood estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, to ensure you’re kept informed as to progress all the way along
  • 4 Personal touch and pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Harold Wood property deals can be made significantly more protracted because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 5 Regardless alternative solicitors tell you it could be necessary to pop into your lawyer to execute documents. There are enough parties involved in a conveyancing transaction without needing to add the postman into the equation.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Harold Wood since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Harold Wood

I am in need of a conveyancer. Should I go for for an internet conveyancer as opposed to a high street Harold Wood conveyancing solicitor?

In the main conveyancing lawyers in your area will enjoy good alliances with your local authority, which could assist with the Harold Wood conveyancing searches that your lawyer will require on your transaction. It can only be a plus if they have existing connections with the Local Land Registry Office your area Harold Wood, other lawyers in the area and Harold Wood Estate Agents.

Having spent time looking at online forums for a cheap solicitor in Harold Wood, most comment that I must look for a CQS accredited solicitor. Can you explain what CQS is?

Harold Wood Conveyancing Quality Scheme practices have achieved accreditation under the Law Society's Scheme (CQS) CQS was brought about to establish evidence of quality standards in the in the legal transfer of properties. CQS helps home movers to identify solicitor firms who provide a quality residential conveyancing. Harold Wood is one of the many areas in England and Wales in which CQS have a presence. The scheme requires law firms to undergo a strict assessment, compulsory training, self-certification, random audits and annual reviews in order to maintain CQS status. It is open only to members of the Law Society who meet the demanding standards set by the scheme and has the support of the Building Societies Association.

is it true that all Harold Wood conveyancing solicitors on the Nottingham conveyancing panel are regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Nottingham conveyancing panel they would need to be overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. The majority of banks do list licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such organisation would be overseen by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

How can we know in advance if a Harold Wood conveyancing solicitor on the Barclays panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Harold Wood seeking recommendations is a sensible starting point. 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 advocate that you speak with the lawyer conducting your conveyancing.

I have a mortgage with UBS for my property in Harold Wood. Conveyancing was finalised months ago. If I am intending to rent out the flat and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a BTL mortgage or inform UBS?

UBS must be informed of your intention in advance of letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of UBS’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact UBS directly. You need not do this via a UBS conveyancing panel lawyer.

We are purchasing a house and the lawyer has mentioned Chancel Repair for which the property may be liable as it falls into the area of such a church. She has recommended insurance. Is this strictly appropriate for conveyancing in Harold Wood

Unless a prior purchase of the house took place after 12 October 2013 you may assume that lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Harold Wood to remain encouraging a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Harold Wood?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Harold Wood. 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…’

I have been advised by a few estate agents in Harold Wood to find a conveyancer on your site. Is there a financial upside for Estate Agents to promote your lawyers over alternative conveyancing organisations?

We don’t give any commission for pointing buyers and sellers in our direction. We thought it would be too underhand to pay a commission as home movers will think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Harold Wood regulated by the SRA

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

  • Capstick Dale & Partners, 224 Main Road, Gidea Park, Romford, Essex, RM2 5HA
  • Just Ask Solicitors Limited, 109 Victoria Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 2LX
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Hunt And Hunt Llp, Blackburn House, 22-26 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3LT

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Harold Wood

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Harold Wood specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Capstick Dale & Partners, 224 Main Road, Gidea Park, Romford, Essex, RM2 5HA
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Hunt And Hunt Llp, Blackburn House, 22-26 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3LT
  • Mccorry Connolly Solicitors, 8 Holgate Court, 4 -10 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3JS

Planning law solicitors in Harold Wood regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Harold Wood specialising in planning law. This could include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Mccorry Connolly Solicitors, 8 Holgate Court, 4 -10 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3JS
  • Kenneth Elliott & Rowe, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ
  • Kenneth Elliott And Rowe Llp, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ
  • Pure Law Llp, Lutea House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BE

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