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5 reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Meopham

  • 1 Meopham solicitors work in conjunction with Meopham estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based hundreds of miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Meopham
  • 3 The firms listed on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 4 Chances are that the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Meopham - if so sets of solicitors are likely to be familiar
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Meopham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Meopham since March 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Meopham

I purchased a freehold residence in Meopham but still pay rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Meopham and has limited impact for conveyancing in Meopham but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the establishment of new rentcharges post 1977.

Previous rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.

When it comes to lenders such as Virgin Money, do Meopham conveyancing practitioners face a yearly amount to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any bank fees to be on their panel, although some do levy an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

Does a directory service exist listing Coventry BS panel conveyancers in Meopham on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

Unfortunately not yet. There is no such tool on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. A small selection of lending institutions make their panel listings viewable online. If you are in need of a Meopham conveyancer on the Coventry BS please use our tool.

RBS have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a apartment in Meopham has been agreed to, now what?

Your estate agent will need to be informed of your conveyancer's details (make sure the solicitors are on the bank’s panel). Telephone RBS or the financial adviser and complete any relevant paperwork. RBS will sellect a valuer who will get in contact with the estate agent or seller to book a time for the valuation to happen. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes on average a fortnight for the mortgage offer to be issued. RBS will issue the offer to you and your conveyancing practitioners. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Meopham.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Meopham as I have pressure to exchange contracts inside 4 weeks. Thankfully I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are not taking a mortgage you are at free not to do searches although no lawyer would suggest that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Meopham the following are instances of what can arise and therefore impact future mortgageability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Meopham. 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 is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Meopham

    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. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please supply a car parking plan. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

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, chain free conveyancing. Meopham is the location of the property. Is there any guidance you can give?

Flying freeholds in Meopham 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 Meopham you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Meopham 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 premises.

My brother is buying a ground floor flat in Meopham. He was given a quote by the conveyancer connected to the selling agents and it came to £1156 . It was 7 years ago since I sold and bought a property and the bill was £600. Have fees really gone up that much?

We would recommend that you call two or three local Meopham conveyancing solicitors seeking estimates. It is advisable to base your choice not just on cost, but on promptness and on how comprehensive the response is.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Meopham regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Meopham 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Meopham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Meopham specialising in commercial conveyancing in Meopham. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Sharpe & Perl, 23 The Row, New Ash Green, Longfield, Kent, DA3 8JB
  • Rex Cowells Solicitors Limited, Old Rectory Business Centre, Springhead Road, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8HN
  • Hatten Wyatt, 51/54 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1BD
  • Stantons, 24 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0PA
  • Martin Tolhurst Partnership Llp, 7 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0PD

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Meopham regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Meopham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Homden Property Lawyers, 26 Sharfleet Drive, ME2 2UA
  • K L Property Lawyers Limited, Town House, ME19 6LU

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

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