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Conveyancing in Pitsea : Keep it Local

Reasons to use our Pitsea conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often based many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Pitsea
  • 2 There is a distinct possibility the the solicitors for the other party have offices in Pitsea - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational
  • 3 Notwithstanding what alternative companies advise it may be important to pop into your solicitor to execute documents. There are various parties with involved in a house sale without needing to include the postman into the pot.
  • 4 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing lender approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Pitsea registered with the SRA or CLC.
  • 5 The organisations shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Pitsea since March 2022*


of terraced premises, Cumberland Avenue, SS7 5PB completing on 21/03/2022 at a price of £400,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, securing official copies of the title


of terraced property, Sinclair Walk, SS12 9HF completing on 21/03/2022 at a price of £225,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pitsea

I am about to complete on the purchase of a house in Pitsea but as a consequence of wreckage from the recent storms I have was able negotiate compensation from the current proprietors in the sum of £2k in the form of a deduction in the price. I had intended this to be dealt with as part of amending the contract yet HSBC are not allowing this. Why were they involved?

Any lawyer that is on the HSBC conveyancing panel is required to inform HSBC of any amendments to the sale price. If you prohibit your solicitor to report the reduction to HSBC then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, HSBC and you would have to appoint a new conveyancing practitioner for your conveyancing in Pitsea.

We're in Pitsea, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Principality , and our solicitor is on the Principality conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Principality conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no solicitor should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Pitsea as I have pressure to sign on the dotted line within one month. Thankfully I do not require a mortgage. Can I avoid the 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 solicitor would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Pitsea the following are examples of what can show up and therefore affect future saleability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

How does conveyancing in Pitsea differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Pitsea approach us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is built. This is because house builders in Pitsea tend to acquire the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Pitsea or who has acted in the same development.

My partner has suggested that I appoint his conveyancers in Pitsea. Should I choose my own conveyancer?

There are no two ways about it the ideal way to choose a conveyancing lawyer is to get guidance from friends or family who have used the solicitor that you are are thinking of instructing.

I have just started marketing my ground floor flat in Pitsea. Conveyancing lawyers have not yet been instructed, but I have recently had a half-yearly service charge invoice – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

The sensible thing to do is clear the invoice as you normally would given that all rents and service payments will be apportioned on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Pitsea Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

    Where a Pitsea lease has less than 80 years it will affect the salability of the apartment. It is worth checking with your mortgage company that they are content with residual term of the lease. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will most likely require a lease extension sooner rather than later and it is worth discovering what this would cost. Remember, in most cases you would need to own the premises for a couple of years before you are legally able to extend the lease. This information is useful as a) areas may cause problems in the block as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate if maintenance are not paid for b) if the tenants have an issue with the managing agents you will need to have full disclosure Best to be warned if a new roof is being put on or some other major work is anticipated to be shared by the tenants and could well dramatically impact the level of the maintenance costs or necessitate a specific payment.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Pitsea regulated by the SRA

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

  • Martin Nossel & Co, 10-12 Southernhay, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1EL
  • Anthony King & Co, Southgate House, Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BN
  • Palmers, 19 Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BD
  • Harvey Copping & Harrison Llp, De Burgh House, Market Road, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0BB
  • Pearl Baker, Ivy House, 13 High Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7SA

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Pitsea

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Pitsea specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Ao Solicitors Limited, 33 Nobel Square, Basildon, Essex, SS13 1LT
  • Mwp Solicitors, Suite 2g, Southgate House, Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BN
  • Palmers, 19 Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BD
  • Harvey Copping & Harrison Llp, De Burgh House, Market Road, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0BB
  • Pearl Baker, Ivy House, 13 High Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7SA

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

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Pitsea but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Pcs Legal , 5 The Capricorn Centre, SS14 3JA
  • Dorling Cottrell Limited, Suite 6 Phoenix House, SS14 3EZ
  • Nfl Legal Ltd, 105 London Road, SS7 5TG
  • Chris Allnutt & Co, Ground Floor, Broadway House, SS11 7AD

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

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