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Reasons to use our Rochester conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Rochester solicitor are the key to a successful Rochester conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 2 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Rochester is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 3 Chances are that the the conveyancers for the other party are located in Rochester - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 4 The firms listed on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 5 Notwithstanding what other on-line conveyancers may claim it may be necessary to attend your lawyer to sign legal papers. There are enough parties engaged in a conveyancing transaction without having to include the postman into the mix.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Rochester since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rochester

Do I have to attend the offices of the solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Rochester so that I can attend their offices if required.

As opposed to 12 years ago, almost all mortgage companies no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the mortgagors signature. It will still be necessary for you to supply identification documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a locally based practitioner, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Rochester.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Rochester?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Rochester. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £195,000 and found one close by in Rochester I like with open areas and transport links nearby, the downside is that it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Rochester for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?

Should you require a home loan that many years will be an issue. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the property for at least twenty four months you may ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.

What does commercial conveyancing in Rochester cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Rochester incorporates a wide range of services, supplied by regulated solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

We're first time buyers - had an offer accepted, but the property agent advised that the vendor will only proceed if we use the agent's chosen lawyers as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a family solicitor who is accustomed to conveyancing in Rochester

It is highly unlikely the vendors are behind this. Should the owner desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a genuine purchaser is likely to cause more damage than good. Speak to the owners direct and make the point that (a)you are genuine buyers (b)you are ready to progress, with mortgage lined up © you have nothing to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you intend to use your preferred Rochester conveyancing lawyers - rather thanthe ones that will earn the estate agent a commission or hit his conveyancing targets set by HQ.

I am looking to buy a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Rochester who is on the lender approved panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a Rochester conveyancing firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for the lender who conduct conveyancing in Rochester. We dont recommend any particular solicitor.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Rochester regulated by the SRA

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

  • Bassets, 156 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1ET
  • Sara Binning Solicitors, Dickens Suite, Cheldgate House, 45 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1LP
  • Dakers Marriott Dugdale Limited, Unit 3 Exeter House, Beaufort Court, Sir Thomas Longley Road, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4FE
  • Winch & Winch, 5 New Road Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6AR
  • Stephens & Son Llp, Rome House, 41 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4RP

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Rochester regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Rochester but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Raymond Beer & Co Ltd, 16 Manor Road, ME4 6AG
  • Homden Property Lawyers, 26 Sharfleet Drive, ME2 2UA

Planning law solicitors in Rochester regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Rochester specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • The Kingsley Smith Trustee Company, 81 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4EE
  • Kingsley Smith Solicitors Llp, 81 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4EE

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

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