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  • 1 The Paddock Wood conveyancing practitioners that are listed are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Paddock Wood
  • 2 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory listing bank approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Paddock Wood registered with the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 Paddock Wood solicitors work in conjunction with Paddock Wood estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 4 Paddock Wood property lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 5 No matter what any alternative lawyers say it may be necessary to visit your lawyer to execute contracts. There are various parties with with an interest in a homemove without having to include the postman into the pot.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Paddock Wood since June 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Paddock Wood

We are a couple about to sign contracts for a leasehold flat in Paddock Wood. We encountered a problem. The loan offer with Aldermore expires on 17/11/2021 but the vendors are suggesting a completion date of 19/11/2021. Can one extend the mortgage expiry date?

The best person to deal with your question is your solicitors who will assess if they should be discussing with the lender, seller’s conveyancers, estate agents or conceivably all three given the circumstances your house move as of today.

Do conveyancers request an advanced payment for conveyancing in Paddock Wood?

If you are buying a property in Paddock Wood your solicitor will ask you put them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Normally this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. When the down payment is payable against the sale price then this will be needed shortly prior to contracts are exchanged. The closing balance that is due should be transferred shortly before completion.

I am about to put a bid on a leasehold apartment in Paddock Wood. The selling agents advise that it is usual for flats in Paddock Wood to have less than 75 years left on the lease. I am getting a mortgage with Accord Mortgages. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has 72 years to go.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 17/9/2021 the requirements read as follows :

85 years from the date of completion of the mortgage. Please ensure that you explain the implications of a short term lease to the borrower.

I have justbecome aware that Stirling Law have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Paddock Wood for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I check that the property is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest way to see if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Paddock Wood conveyancing specialists.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Paddock Wood. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Paddock Wood

    Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

Is planning permission needed to split a single dwelling into a couple of appartments in Paddock Wood? This has taken place to a property next door to a relative in Paddock Wood and was unaware of it happening until it was done.

Planning Consent yes. Building Regulations yes.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Paddock Wood regulated by the SRA

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

  • Burtons Solicitors Limited, Tyled House, 23a High Street, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4PH
  • Bailey & Cogger, 139 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1DG
  • Warners Law Llp, Bank House, Bank Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BL
  • Sean O'connor & Co, 54 The Drive, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2LR
  • Cripps Llp, Wallside House, 12 Mount Ephraim Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1EG

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Paddock Wood

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Paddock Wood practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Burtons Solicitors Limited, Tyled House, 23a High Street, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4PH
  • Bailey & Cogger, 139 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1DG
  • Warners Law Llp, Bank House, Bank Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BL
  • Clarke Kiernan Llp, 2-4 Bradford Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1DU
  • Cripps Llp, Wallside House, 12 Mount Ephraim Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1EG

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Paddock Wood is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Following instructions from the bank (if appropriate)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Negotiating amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Corresponding with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to the appropriate parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Registering the new ownership and the home loan (if appropriate) at the Land Registry.

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

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