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Conveyancing in Little Burstead : Keep it Local

Reasons to use our Little Burstead conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Little Burstead property lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Little Burstead conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your conveyancing
  • 2 There is a strong possibility the other side’s lawyers have offices in Little Burstead - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational
  • 3 Little Burstead conveyancers work in partnership with Little Burstead estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to clients every step of the way, to ensure you’re kept informed as to progress all the way along
  • 4 Little Burstead lawyer are the key to a successful Little Burstead home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located hundreds of miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Little Burstead

Examples of recent conveyancing in Little Burstead since August 2023*


of detached residence residence, Wiggins Lane, CM12 9PS completing on 25/08/2023 at a price of £570,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced premises, Tavistock Road, SS15 5QF completing on 01/09/2023 at a price of £515,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer


of terraced premises, Crouch Street, SS15 4BA completing on 30/08/2023 at a price of £390,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities


of detached residence premises, Mons Avenue, CM11 2HG completing on 14/09/2023 at a price of £490,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Little Burstead

We are selling our house in Little Burstead. Will the property lawyer need to be required to be on the RBS conveyancing panel in order to deal with the discharge of my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the RBS conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their conditions fairly frequently currently.

My uncle informed me that in buying a property in Little Burstead there may be various restrictions prohibiting external alterations to a property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in Little Burstead which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Little Burstead should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

After months of negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment in Little Burstead. My mortgage broker recommended their conveyancers. I paid an advanced payment of £225. A couple of days later, the lawyer contacted me to say that they were not on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Leeds Building Society panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

Principality have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a property in Little Burstead has been agreed to, now what?

The property agent will need to know who your solicitors are (make sure the lawyers are on the bank’s approved list). Telephone Principality or your broker and finish off any appropriate forms. Principality will sellect a valuer who will get in touch with the estate agent or seller to book an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes about ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. Principality will issue the offer to you and your lawyers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Little Burstead.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Little Burstead is where the house is located. Can you offer any guidance?

Flying freeholds in Little Burstead are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Little Burstead you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Little Burstead may ascertain 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 looking to sell my property. My former conveyancers has retired. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Little Burstead if that makes a difference.

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

We are a fortnight into a leasehold purchase having been directed to a firm by the high street agent to perform conveyancing in Little Burstead. I am am very dissatisfied with the level of service. Can you help me find new conveyancers?

A solicitor would have to be very bad to suggest changing them. Has your mortgage been issued? If so you need to advise them of the new lawyer and have the loan are re-sent. The solicitor ideally needs to be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid escalating fees and frustration. That should be your first question of the new lawyers. Our find a solicitor tool can assist you in finding a lender approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in Little Burstead

Having had my offer accepted I require leasehold conveyancing in Little Burstead. Before I get started I would like to find out the remaining lease term.

If the lease is registered - and almost all are in Little Burstead - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Little Burstead - A selection of Queries Prior to buying

    If a Little Burstead lease has less than eighty years it will impact the salability of the apartment. Check with your bank that they are happy with remaining years on the lease. A short lease means that you will almost definitely require a lease extension sooner rather than later and you need to have some idea of what this would cost. For most Little Bursteadlease extensions you would need to own the premises for a couple of years before you are entitled to extend the lease. What is the yearly service fee and ground rent?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Little Burstead regulated by the SRA

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

  • Roger Green & Co Solicitors, 100 High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9BY
  • Marks Miller & Co, 92b High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9BT
  • Browns Solicitors (essex) Ltd, Church House, 46 High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9BS
  • Palmers, 19 Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BD
  • Anthony King & Co, Southgate House, Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BN

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Little Burstead regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Little Burstead but also conveyancing throughout 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. This will likely include advice on 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

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