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Hornchurch Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average time from start to completion was 110 days for conveyancing in Hornchurch
  • 2 Percentage of cases in Hornchurch that are buy to let is 12%
  • 3 October was the busiest month and November was the next busiest month while May was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Hornchurch
  • 4 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Hornchurch is 11% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 5 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £10,836

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hornchurch since January 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hornchurch

IfI was to acquire a straightforward housein Hornchurch mortgage fee and have no survey and no local authority searches how much should I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Hornchurch?

The sole saving you would achieve is the costs for searches. A conveyancer is required to do the vast majority of work - money laundering, communicating with your vendors property lawyer, SDLT return, register the property etc. You might save a bit for them not needing to register a charge however it won't be a lot.

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The lender mentioned the home loan came with free conveyancing. Does this mean I have to use their panel solicitor as I would prefer to appoint a local conveyancing solicitor in Hornchurch?

You should check but the chances are that allocate you one of their panel lawyers should you want the "fee-free" deal. Contact the lender and explore if they offer you a monetary alternative. Some banks have previously offered a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case that money can go towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor near Hornchurch.

I used Arc property Solicitors several years ago for my conveyancing in Hornchurch. I now require my papers however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Hornchurch of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am buying a new build flat in Hornchurch. 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 is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Hornchurch

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared.

Looking forward to complete next month on a leasehold property in Hornchurch. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Hornchurch should include some of the following:

    Repair and maintenance of the flat You should be advised what is to be regarded as a Nuisance in the lease Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your premises and do you know what it means in practice? Who has the liability to repair and maintain the block. It is important that you know who is duty bound to repair and maintenance of every part of the building
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Hornchurch please enquire of your solicitor in ahead of your conveyancing in Hornchurch.

I am the leaseholder of a basement flat in Hornchurch. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount payable for a lease extension?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Hornchurch conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Hornchurch premises is 37 Lodge Court High Street in November 2013. the decision of the LVT was that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £25,559 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 57.5 years.

How does one as executor remove a deceased person's name from the title deeds for a property in Hornchurch?

If a Hornchurch property is co-owned and one of the owners passes away, the name will not immediately be removed from the Land Registry title. It is not necessary to amend the title as when it comes to a sale your conveyancer would just be required to evidence why the joint owner is not a party to the conveyance, usually this takes the form of the probate documents.

With a view to making the sale conveyancing simpler for the sale of the property you may apply to have the deceased person erased from the title register by submitting an application to HMLR with evidence of the death. There is no fee from the Registry for this service.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Hornchurch

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hornchurch with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Pinney Talfourd Llp, 54 Station Road, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2TU
  • Meadows & Moran, 153-159 South Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 1PL
  • Kenneth Elliott And Rowe Llp, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Hornchurch regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hornchurch specialising in commercial conveyancing in Hornchurch. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Stanton & Doran, 79 Corbets Tey Road, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2AJ
  • Pinney Talfourd Llp, 54 Station Road, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2TU
  • Just Ask Solicitors Limited, 109 Victoria Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 2LX

Planning law solicitors in Hornchurch regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Hornchurch practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • 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
  • Mccorry Connolly Solicitors, 8 Holgate Court, 4 -10 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3JS
  • Pure Law Llp, Lutea House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BE
  • Gh Cornish Llp, First Floor, 34-36 High Street, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 2DQ

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

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