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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Romney’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Romney.

Reasons to use our Romney conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Romney is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Romney conveyancing lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Romney
  • 4 Romney lawyers work in conjunction with Romney estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 5 The accumulation of transactions means that Romney conveyancer have established excellent working relationships with Romney local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Romney.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Romney since November 2023*

Sale

of house residence, High Street, TN31 7JE completing on 22/11/2023 at a price of £1,200,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of apartment Meryon Court TN31 7LY, at sale consideration of £185,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Romney

Do the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site conduct attended exchange conveyancing in Romney?

There are a few conveyancing specialists carrying out attended exchanges. You should contact us to get a fee calculation and details as to availability.

My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Romney. I I am struggling to find out if they are accepted on the Accord Mortgages Ltd conveyancing panel. Can you help?

You should call your conveyancer and enquire if they are on the lender panel. Otherwise you can get in touch with Accord Mortgages Ltd who may be able to assist.

My colleague suggested that where I am buying in Romney I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

A search of this type is occasionally included in the estimate for your Romney conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing significant information about Romney 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 Property Price, Crime details, Romney Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information regarding Romney.

About to purchase a new build flat in Romney. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Romney

    Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial property in Romney and how can your lawyers assist?

The 1954 Act affords protection to business lessees, granting the right to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease comes to an end. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complex. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing practices who use the act to your advantage and help with commercial conveyancing in Romney

My financial adviser has suggested using their lawyer for our conveyancing in Romney - won’t it be advisable to just use them?

You need to establish if the selling agent is recommending a lawyer or introducing to a solicitor. There are plenty of Romney selling agents who recommend two or three Romney conveyancing firms purely based on those lawyers offering a great service.

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What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Romney?

Licensed Conveyancers assist with the transfer of ownership of a property from one person to another and cover conveyancing nationwide not just Romney. When appointed a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you should:
  • Enjoy the benefit of an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Have a high standard of legal services.
  • Enjoy the benefit of your transaction dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Receive a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Receive a service which is accessible and responsive to your individual needs.
  • You should not consider yourself discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your individual needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Be supplied with a timeous, independent and comprehensive service when making a complaint about your conveyancing in Romney about your conveyancing in Romney.

Typically, Romney conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Conveyancer instructed by the purchaser once the offer has been accepted
  • Investigating the title unregistered or registered
  • Ordering Romney property searches for the title
  • Considering the draft contract and other documentation forwarded by the vendor’s lawyer
  • Submitting enquiries with the owner’s lawyer
  • Negotiating the sale agreement
  • Examining replies provided by the seller to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer document
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the mortgage offer: (where relevant)
  • Drawing up and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct stamp duty forms and payment
  • Registering the transfer of ownership and the home loan (if applicable) at the HM Land Registry.

Residential in Romney is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Solicitor instructed by the owners on acceptance of the offer
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and related papers
  • Supplying draft papers to the property lawyer acting for the purchaser
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and replying to supplemental questions from the buyer’s property lawyer
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Replying to requisitions submitted by the buyer’s property lawyer
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the vendor, the estate agent and redeeming the home loan (if applicable)

Neighboring Locations

Tenterden
Ashford Kent
Kingsnorth
Romney
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Rye
Winchelsea

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

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