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Top 5 reasons to use our service to assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Longfield

  • 1 Longfield conveyancers work in conjunction with Longfield estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 2 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal connections with Longfield estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Longfield lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Longfield conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 4 Experience means that Longfield conveyancer have developed excellent connections with Longfield local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in Longfield.
  • 5 Personal touch together with pure property experience are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Longfield home moves can become a lot more protracted as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Longfield since October 2021*

Sale

of flat Armada Court RM16 6QU, at sale consideration of £205,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of house residence, Malvern Road, RM17 5TH completing on 22/10/2021 at a price of £365,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Longfield

Do the conveyancing practitioners that you recommend perform right to buy conveyancing in Longfield?

We work with plenty of conveyancing experts carrying out right to buy transactions Do call the solicitors listed with a view to get a costs calculation.

A relative advised me that in purchasing a property in Longfield there may be a number of restrictions prohibiting external alterations to a property. Is this right?

We are aware of a number of properties in Longfield which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Longfield should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

When it comes to lenders such as Lloyds, do Longfield conveyancers incur a fee to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are unaware of any lender fees to be on their panel, although some do levy an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.

I am purchasing a property in Longfield. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender RBS be concerned?

As your lender is RBS your lawyer must follow the formal requirements outlined in Part two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for RBS. The CML Handbook stipulates minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and property lawyers are required to report to RBS where a lease does not satisfy these specifications. The conditions relate to the installation of panels on properties nationwide and is not limited to Longfield.

Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose proposed roadworks that could affect a commercial site in Longfield?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Longfield will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers invest in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Longfield. The report sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Longfield.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Longfield it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can cause delays to Longfield commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Longfield.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my home are lost. The lawyers who did the conveyancing in Longfield 10 years ago have long since closed. Will I be able to sell the house?

These day there are copies made of almost everything, and your lawyer should know precisely where to locate all the suitable documentation so you may buy or dispose of your house without a hitch. If copies are not available, your solicitor may be able to arrange cover in the form of insurance or indemnities against possible claims on the property.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Longfield. 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 selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Longfield

    Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal.

I need to swap lawyers as my Longfield lawyer is not on the bank's approved list of conveyancing solicitors. Is it practical to instruct different lawyers?

If you haven't yet instructed a solicitor to start work and have just received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer in Longfield that you're considering.

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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 practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • 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

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Longfield?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding purchasing and selling property and cover conveyancing countrywide as well as Longfield. When appointed a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you should:
  • Have an honest and lawful service.
  • Have a high standard of legal services.
  • Receive your matters dealt with using care, skill and diligence.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a service which is accessible and responsive to your individual needs.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below 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.
  • Be provided with a speedy, impartial and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Longfield about your conveyancing in Longfield.

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

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