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Conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey : Keep it Local

Top 5 reasons to let us help you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Isle of Sheppey

  • 1 Solicitor conveyancing firms have very good personal links with Isle of Sheppey selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 The organisations listed on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 3 Isle of Sheppey solicitors are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 4 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey regularly deal withlocal issues peculiar to Isle of Sheppey and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 Personal touch together with pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Isle of Sheppey conveyancing can become a lot more complicated because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey

In the event thatI were to purchase a straightforward homein Isle of Sheppey mortgage fee and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much should I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey?

The sole saving you would achieve is the costs for searches. Your property lawyer still be obliged to do everything else - money laundering, liaising with the vendors conveyancer, SDLT return, register the title etc. You might save a bit for them not having to register a mortgage however it will not be a lot.

Do all mortgage companies provide you with an approved list of Isle of Sheppey conveyancing solicitors? How do you know who is on the Barclays conveyancing panel?

Isle of Sheppey conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Barclays conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Barclays directly.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Isle of Sheppey. My lender is Platform

Platform have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 24/5/2024, the requirements read as follows :

I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey. Now, I need the documents however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Isle of Sheppey of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Isle of Sheppey and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Isle of Sheppey. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Isle of Sheppey area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Isle of Sheppey. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

I've found a house that seems to tick a lot of boxes, at a reasonable figure which is making it more attractive. I have since found out that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I would have thought that there are issues buying a house with a leasehold title in Isle of Sheppey. Conveyancing solicitors have not yet been appointed. Will they explain the issues?

The majority of houses in Isle of Sheppey are freehold and not leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor used to dealing with such properties who can help the conveyancing process. It is clear that you are buying in Isle of Sheppey so you should seriously consider shopping around for a Isle of Sheppey conveyancing practitioner and check that they have experience in transacting on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the number of years remaining. Being a lessee you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions such as obtaining the freeholder’spermission to carry out alterations. You may also be required to pay a maintenance charge towards the maintenance of the estate where the property is located on an estate. Your lawyer should report to you on the legal implications.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey - A selection of Queries before buying

    How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their maintenance charge payments? The answer will be useful as a) areas may cause problems in the building as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate where maintenance are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the managing agents you will want to have complete disclosure How much is the ground rent and service charge?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Isle of Sheppey

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Isle of Sheppey with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • John Copland & Son, 77 High Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1TY
  • Pope & Co, 71 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4AW
  • Tassells, 20 West Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7JF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Isle of Sheppey regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Isle of Sheppey specialising in commercial conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey. This could include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • 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

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey?

Licensed Conveyancers support the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing nationwide not just Isle of Sheppey. When appointed a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you can expect:
  • Be supplied with an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Have a high standard of legal services.
  • Receive your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Have a high quality of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Be provided with a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a timeous, impartial and comprehensive service where making a complaint about your conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey about your conveyancing in Isle of Sheppey.

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

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