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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Longfield’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Longfield.

Reasons to use our Longfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 No matter what any alternative on-line conveyancers advise it just might be important to visit your conveyancer to execute documents. There are enough parties involved in a house sale without needing to add the postman into the mix.
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Longfield
  • 3 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have very good personal connections with Longfield selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Longfield solicitors are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 5 The firms shown on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Longfield since March 2022*


of semi premises, Fleet Road, DA2 6JF completing on 17/03/2022 at a price of £460,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer


of terraced residence, Devonshire Road, DA12 5AA completing on 17/03/2022 at a price of £320,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of flat West Street DA11 0BX, at purchase amount of £270,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities


of flat The Chase RM20 4BF, at sale consideration of £178,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Longfield

Me and my fiancee are purchasing our first property. The solicitor has messagedto ask if we want to take out extra conveyancing searches. As novices we are clueless as to what's needed for conveyancing in Longfield

The extent of Longfield conveyancing searches should be triggered based entirely on the premises, the location, the likelihood of any of these risks, your knowledge of the locality and risks, your general attitude to risk. What matters is that you adequately appreciate what information the searches could provide. You may then make a decision if you consider that you need that search. Where you are uncertain, ask the conveyancing practitioner to guide you.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Longfield? What am I being asked for?

To satisfy the Money Laundering Regulations any Longfield conveyancing firm will require proof of identity in all conveyancing transactions. This is usually dealt with by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility account evidencing where you live.

In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, conveyancers are required to ascertain not only the ID of conveyancing clients but also the source of the money that they receive in respect of any matter. An unwillingness to disclose this will result in your lawyer terminating their retainer with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.

Your property lawyers are duty bound to notify the relevant authorities should they consider that any amounts received by them may contravene the Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules.

I am purchasing a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Longfield who is on the Lloyds TSB Bank solicitor. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Lloyds TSB Bank in certain locations such as Longfield. We dont recommend any particular firm.

I have been told that property searches are a common reason for stalling in Longfield house deals. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are unlikely to be the root cause of holding up conveyancing in Longfield.

Hoping to buy a property located in Longfield and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Longfield. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Longfield area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

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

Should I use a Longfield conveyancing solicitor based in the vicinity that I am hoping to buy? I have an old university friend who can conduct the conveyancing but her office is 400miles drive away.

The benefit of a local Longfield conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to execute paperwork, present your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. They will also have local intelligence which is a bonus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have used your friend and they were impressed that should surpass using an unfamiliar Longfield conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being round the corner.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Longfield regulated by the SRA

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

  • Sharpe & Perl, 23 The Row, New Ash Green, Longfield, Kent, DA3 8JB
  • Hatten Wyatt, 51/54 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1BD
  • Martin Tolhurst Partnership Llp, 7 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0PD
  • Patrick Lawrence, 5 Railway Place, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AP
  • F S Law Solicitors & Advocates, 27 Milton Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2RF

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Longfield

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Longfield with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Rex Cowells Solicitors Limited, Old Rectory Business Centre, Springhead Road, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8HN
  • M K Gill Solicitors, 63 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1BJ
  • Hatten Wyatt, 51/54 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1BD
  • Martin Tolhurst Partnership Llp, 7 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0PD
  • Patrick Lawrence, 5 Railway Place, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AP

Residential conveyancing in Longfield usually includes the following:

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and associated documents
  • Supplying draft papers to the lawyer representing the purchaser
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and replying to further enquires from the buyer’s lawyer
  • Negotiating the transfer document
  • Responding to requisitions submitted by the purchaser’s lawyer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion formalities
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and wiring funds to the vendor, the estate agent and paying off the mortgage (where relevant)

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

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