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Logical reasons to let us help you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Rayleigh

  • 1 We are the UKs largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Rayleigh registered with the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 The organisations shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Rayleigh
  • 4 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Rayleigh regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Rayleigh and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more personalised service. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in choosing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Rayleigh since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rayleigh

Do I need to attend the offices of the solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Rayleigh so that I can attend their offices when needed.

As opposed to twenty years ago, most banks no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the mortgagors signature. It will still be necessary for you to provide identification documents and there are still distinct benefits to choosing a locally based practitioner, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Rayleigh.

A friend advised me that where I am buying in Rayleigh I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is usually quoted for as part of the standard Rayleigh conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Rayleigh around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Local Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Rayleigh.

I have recentlybeen informed that Stirling Law have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Rayleigh for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I check that my home is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest method to check if the property is registered to you, you can carry out 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 Rayleigh conveyancing specialists.

My company is wishing to lease a unit on the high street. Can you recommend solicitors offering no-move-no costs for commercial conveyancing in Rayleigh for less than 2k?

We can recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Rayleigh, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are looking to acquire or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will find you the right solicitor. Regarding the charges this will depend on the structure and complexity of the deal. Please provide us with your details or call us so that we can furnish you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.

My father has urged me to use his conveyancing solicitors in Rayleigh. Should I choose my own conveyancer?

There are no two ways about it the best way to select a conveyancing lawyer is to get recommendations from friends or family who have used the solicitor you're contemplating using.

Looking forward to sign contracts shortly on a garden flat in Rayleigh. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Rayleigh should include some of the following:

    The landlord’s rights to access the premises. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Rent payments - how much and when you need to pay, and be on notice if this is subject to change Defining your legal entitlements in respect of the communal areas in the building.For instance, does the lease contain a right of way over a path or hallways? The unexpired lease term. You should be advised as what happens when the lease ends, and aware of the importance of the 80 year mark Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your premises and do you know what it means in practice?
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Rayleigh please enquire of your solicitor in advance of your conveyancing in Rayleigh.

I acquired a 1 bedroom flat in Rayleigh, conveyancing was carried out in 2004. Can you shed any light on how much the price could be for a 90 year extension to my lease? Equivalent properties in Rayleigh with a long lease are worth £265,000. The ground rent is £50 levied per year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2097

With 76 years unexpired we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £8,600 and £9,800 plus costs.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to advice on the actual costs without more comprehensive investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you move forward placing reliance on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Rayleigh regulated by the SRA

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

  • Esw Legal Limited, 162-168 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7BY
  • Rudds, 81a High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7EJ
  • Todmans S R E, Barringtons, Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EH
  • Alan Simpson & Co, Mill Court, 19 London Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HW
  • Pearl Baker, Ivy House, 13 High Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7SA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Rayleigh regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Rayleigh specialising in commercial conveyancing in Rayleigh. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Esw Legal Limited, 162-168 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7BY
  • Rudds, 81a High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7EJ
  • Todmans S R E, Barringtons, Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EH
  • Alan Simpson & Co, Mill Court, 19 London Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HW
  • A I Sampson & Co, 10 The Malyons, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TU

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Rayleigh regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Rayleigh but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Nfl Legal Ltd, 105 London Road, SS7 5TG
  • Chris Allnutt & Co, Ground Floor, Broadway House, SS11 7AD
  • Dorling Cottrell Limited, Suite 6 Phoenix House, SS14 3EZ
  • Pcs Legal , 5 The Capricorn Centre, SS14 3JA
  • Garnett Wilson Conveyancing Services Llp, Cumberland House, SS2 6HZ

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

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