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Reasons to use our Isle of Sheppey conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Notwithstanding what alternative solicitors tell you it may be necessary to visit your solicitor to execute documents. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a homemove without having to include Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 2 Isle of Sheppey lawyer are the key to a successful Isle of Sheppey home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
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  • 4 Isle of Sheppey property lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Isle of Sheppey conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your sale or purchase
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Examples of recent conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey since March 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey

In the event thatI was to acquire a straightforward homein Isle of Sheppey mortgage fee and dispense with a survey and no conveyancing searches how much would I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey?

Any savings you would make will be limited to the costs for searches. A conveyancer still be obliged to do everything else - money laundering, liaising with your vendors property lawyer, stamp duty submission, register the ownership etc. A slight saving might be made by not needing to register a charge but it won't be significant.

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey? Why is this being asked of me?

In order to comply with Money Laundering Regulations any Isle of Sheppey conveyancing firm will require proof of identity in all conveyancing transactions. This is usually satisfied by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility bill evidencing where you reside.

In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, conveyancers are duty bound to validate not just the identity of conveyancing clients but also the source of monies that they receive in respect of any matter. Refusal to disclose this will lead to your solicitor ending their relationship with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.

Your property lawyers will have an obligation to notify the appropriate authorities should they consider that any amounts received by them may contravene the Money Laundering Regulations.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Isle of Sheppey

Two types of professional can carry out conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. The two can administer conveyancing services that required to complete the sale or purchase of property. They are both duty bound to execute Isle of Sheppey conveyancing on similar quality and guidelines so you can be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally administered and that all requirements and procedures will be suitably taken.

We were going to get a DIP from Bank of Ireland this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Bank of Ireland recommend any Isle of Sheppey solicitors on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Isle of Sheppey solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Bank of Ireland through the process.

I am selling my flat. I had a double glazing fitted in July 2007, but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s mortgage company, TSB are being pedantic. The Isle of Sheppey solicitor who is on the TSB conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but TSB are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do TSB have a conveyancing panel if they don't accept advice from them?

It is probably the case that TSB have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why TSB may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing was correctly and safely installed. The indemnity insurance merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.

A colleague advised me that if I am buying in Isle of Sheppey I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

A search of this type is sometimes quoted for as part of the standard Isle of Sheppey conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and setting out important information about Isle of Sheppey around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Isle of Sheppey Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Isle of Sheppey.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my house are lost. The lawyers who did the conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey 5 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?

These day there are copies made of almost everything, and your lawyer will know precisely where to find all the appropriate paperwork so you may purchase or sell your house without a hitch. Where duplicates can’t be located, your solicitor can put in place insurance or indemnities protecting you against possible claims on the property.

How straightforward is it to use your search facility to get a quote from a conveyancing lawyer in Isle of Sheppey on the panel for my mortgage?

1st select a lender such as Nationwide Building Society, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Platform Home Loans Ltd then specify your location for example Isle of Sheppey. Conveyancing practices in Isle of Sheppey and beyond will then be identified.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Isle of Sheppey regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Isle of Sheppey specialising in commercial conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • John Copland & Son, 77 High Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1TY
  • Pope & Co, 71 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4AW
  • Jarmans Solicitors, Third Floor, Bell House, Bell Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DH
  • Ratcliffes, 22 Park Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1DR
  • Tassells, 20 West Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7JF

Planning law solicitors in Isle of Sheppey regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Isle of Sheppey specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Tassells, 20 West Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7JF

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

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the premises
  • Ordering Isle of Sheppey conveyancing searches with respect to the property
  • Reviewing draft contract and other documentation received from the vendor’s solicitor
  • Raising enquiries with the owner’s solicitor
  • Agreeing the wording of the sale contract
  • Considering the replies provided by the seller to pre-contract enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the loan offer: (where appropriate)
  • Drawing up and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; reporting to the purchaser on the contents of the contract pack, pre-contract enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion formalities
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering 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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