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Reasons to use our Little Burstead conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The organisations shown on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 2 Excellent communication together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Little Burstead property deals can become significantly more complicated due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor generally results in a more bespoke service. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is handled by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 4 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s solicitors are based in Little Burstead - if so sets of solicitors are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 The accumulation of transactions means that Little Burstead property lawyer have developed excellent working relationships with Little Burstead local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your home move in Little Burstead.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Little Burstead since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Little Burstead

Have just purchased a probate house at auction in Little Burstead. Conveyancing is needed. What is next?

Now that you are legally bound yourself to purchase you must appoint a conveyancing lawyer soon as you are faced with a tight a drop dead date to complete the property. Every auction property will ordinarily have an associated legal pack. This should include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold property the legal papers should provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation pertinent to leasehold premises. You need to pass this on to the lawyer instructed by you as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that your finances are in order to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

Can I be sure that the Little Burstead conveyancing solicitor on the Yorkshire BS panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Little Burstead getting 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 which is cheap as chips. We would always suggest that you speak with the lawyer carrying out your transaction.

I had an offer accepted on an apartment in Little Burstead on 17/4/2024, valuation was booked 4 days after, all came back fine. Solicitor appointed, so the only thing outstanding was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Leeds Building Society and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Can the lender hold off the offer?

A lender would not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Leeds Building Society to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

It has been 4 months since my purchase conveyancing in Little Burstead completed. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £160,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Little Burstead. 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 are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Little Burstead

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. 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. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Little Burstead is where the house is located. Can you offer any advice?

Flying freeholds in Little Burstead are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Little Burstead you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Little Burstead may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

I am downsizing from my home. My previous solicitors has retired. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Little Burstead if that affects matters.

Please use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Little Burstead. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

Am I better off to choose a Little Burstead conveyancing practitioner who is local to the property I am purchasing? An old friend can perform the legal formalities however her office is a couple of hundredkilometers drive away.

The primary upside of using a high street Little Burstead conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to execute paperwork, hand in your ID and apply pressure on them if necessary. They will also have local insight which is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust used your friend and in the main were impressed that should trump using an unknown Little Burstead conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being round the corner.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Little Burstead

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Little Burstead specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Marks Miller & Co, 92b High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9BT
  • Palmers, 19 Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BD
  • Mwp Solicitors, Suite 2g, Southgate House, Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BN
  • Rainer Hughes, Oak House, 46 Crossways, Shenfield, Essex, CM15 8QY
  • Landons Solicitors Limited, Landon House, 9 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AH

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Little Burstead regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Little Burstead but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Pcs Legal , 5 The Capricorn Centre, SS14 3JA
  • Dorling Cottrell Limited, Suite 6 Phoenix House, SS14 3EZ
  • Legal Business Property Lawyers Ltd, 16 St Thomas Road, CM14 4DB
  • Chris Allnutt & Co, Ground Floor, Broadway House, SS11 7AD

Planning law solicitors in Little Burstead regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Little Burstead with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Little Burstead
  • Dadds Llp, 51 High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9AX
  • Pure Law Llp, Lutea House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BE

Neighboring Locations

Ingatestone
Billericay
Little Burstead
Basildon
Laindon

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

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