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Reasons to use our Kelvedon conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The Kelvedon conveyancing practitioners that are identified are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Kelvedon
  • 2 Experience means that Kelvedon conveyancer have developed valuable connections with Kelvedon local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Kelvedon.
  • 3 Kelvedon lawyer are the key to a successful Kelvedon home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 4 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Kelvedon are familiar with the local issues specific to Kelvedon and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based hundreds of kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Kelvedon

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kelvedon since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kelvedon

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Kelvedon is more expensive?

The conveyancing charges for a leasehold premises in Kelvedon is often greater when contrasted to a freehold residence. This is due to the extra work necessary in dealing with the freeholder and managing agents to collate the evidence about whether the rent and maintenance charges have been paid and whether there are any major works due in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the block.

Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a search tool with a view to list solicitors on the Loughborough BS conveyancing panel for example in Kelvedon?

We have not been informed any plans on the part of the BSA to develop such a search facility.

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when purchasing a residence in Kelvedon? or Apparently there is a law dating back centuries that means some owners of property living in a parish church boundary may be liable to contribute towards maintenance towards the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this applicable for conveyancing in Kelvedon?

Unless a previous acquisition of the house took place post 12 October 2013 you can expect conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in Kelvedon to continue to advocate a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Kelvedon. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Kelvedon

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £305k and identified one near me in Kelvedon I like with a park and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 49 years on the lease. There is not much else in Kelvedon suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?

Should you require a mortgage that many years will likely be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor about this matter.

Are there frequently found defects that you witness in leases for Kelvedon properties?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Kelvedon. All leases are individual and drafting errors can result in certain clauses are erroneous. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    Service charge per centages that don't add up correctly leaving a shortfall Clauses dealing with recovering service charges for expenditure on the building or common parts.

You will have a problem when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Accord Mortgages Ltd, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society, and Barclays Direct all have express requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease does not cover certain provisions they may refuse to provide security, obliging the purchaser to pull out.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Kelvedon - Examples of Queries before buying

    If a Kelvedon lease has less than eighty years it will affect the salability of the apartment. Check with your lender that they are willing to lend given the lease term. A short lease means that you will most likely require a lease extension sooner rather than later and you need to have some idea of how much this will be. Remember, in most cases you would need to own the property for two years in order to be legally able to extend the lease. This question is important as a) areas could cause problems in the building as the common areas may start to deteriorate if maintenance remain unpaid b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the running of the building you will want to have all the details

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Kelvedon regulated by the SRA

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

  • Morgan Associates (legal Services) Limited, 9 Grange Farm, Grange Road, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0QQ
  • Bawtrees Llp, 65 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 1AB

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Kelvedon regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Kelvedon practicing in commercial conveyancing in Kelvedon. This may include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Morgan Associates (legal Services) Limited, 9 Grange Farm, Grange Road, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0QQ
  • Bawtrees Llp, 65 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 1AB

Kelvedon commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on numerous aspects of commercial property law

    General advice on title or other property issues Advising landlords and tenants in respect of ancillary documentation e.g. licences to alter, assign underlet etc Commercial finance including remortgages Acquisitions and disposals of property portfolios at commercial auctions Subletting, licences and sharing occupation Property finance transactions, including disposal and leaseback

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

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