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Reasons to use our Sawbridgeworth conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 No matter what any alternative solicitors may claim it may be important to visit your lawyer to execute documents. There are enough parties engaged in a conveyancing transaction without needing to add the postman into the equation.
  • 2 Property lawyer conveyancing solicitors have extremely good personal links with Sawbridgeworth estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Sawbridgeworth lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Sawbridgeworth conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your home move
  • 4 You can gain comfort when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Sawbridgeworth has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 5 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Sawbridgeworth regularly deal withlocal issues peculiar to Sawbridgeworth and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sawbridgeworth since June 2022*


of terraced residence, Falconers Park, CM21 0AU completing on 17/06/2022 at a price of £740,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer


of detached residence residence, Blenheim Close, CM21 0BE completing on 05/07/2022 at a price of £910,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities


of house residence, Hampton Gardens, CM21 0AN completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £775,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges


of terraced residence, The Plashets, CM22 7NW completing on 28/06/2022 at a price of £307,500. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sawbridgeworth

I am not in a position to travel far from Sawbridgeworth. I would like to know the reason why all Sawbridgeworth conveyancing practitioners are not on all bank panels?

Pre- 2008 most mortgage companies exhibited an approach to risk which differs from the current day. The financial regulator in 2010 conducted a thematic review into fraud which concluded: know the property lawyers on your panel. Accordingly, mortgage companies have subsequently soughtmore information from law firms about their processes and the staff who work for them and set certain criteria such as completing a minimum volume of transactions. Hundreds of law practices have found themselves removed from lender panels even though they had 100% healthy track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Many firms were never going to satisfy the minimum amount of transactions the lenders required.

Do the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend conduct auction conveyancing in Sawbridgeworth?

We know of a few auction lawyers we can put you in touch with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Sawbridgeworth is one of the many locations where our lawyers cover.

My partner and I are planning on selling our property in Sawbridgeworth and according to the buyers it appears that there is a risk of it being constructed land that was not decontaminated. Any high street Sawbridgeworth conveyancer would know this is not the case. For the life of me I don't know why the buyers instructed a web based conveyancing practice rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Sawbridgeworth. Having lived in Sawbridgeworth for three years we know of no issue. Do we contact our local Authority to get confirmation that the buyers are looking for.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing solicitor already. What do they say? You need to check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same sickness)

I have recentlybeen informed that Stirling Law have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Sawbridgeworth for a purchase of a leasehold flat 12 months ago. How can I establish that the property is not still registered 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 Sawbridgeworth conveyancing specialists.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £305k and found one near me in Sawbridgeworth I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, however it only has 51 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Sawbridgeworth suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be problematic. Reduce the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer about this matter.

Estate agents have just been given the go-ahead to market my 2 bed apartment in Sawbridgeworth. Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon, however I have recently had a quarterly service charge invoice – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

The sensible thing to do is clear the service charge as you normally would given that all ground rent and service payments will be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most management companies 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. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

Sawbridgeworth Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    Does the lease include onerous restrictions? Best to be warned if window replacement or some other major work is coming up to be shared between the tenants and will dramatically impact the level of the service charges or result in a specific payment.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Sawbridgeworth regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Sawbridgeworth specialising in commercial conveyancing in Sawbridgeworth. This should include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Harris Cuffaro & Nichols, Lion Court, 8-10 Market Street, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0AH
  • Stanley Tee Llp, Tees House, 95 London Road, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3GW
  • Nelson & Co, 28-32 Potter Street, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3UL
  • Pellys Solicitors Limited, 18 The Causeway, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2EJ
  • Nockolds Solicitors Limited, 6 Market Square, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3UZ

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

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Sawbridgeworth but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Movingahead, Mitre Chambers, CM21 9JS
  • P J Conveyancing Services, 1st Floor Offices Bayfords, CM17 0AW

Sawbridgeworth commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on a variety of aspects of commercial property law

    Property finance transactions, including disposal and leaseback Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners General advice on title or other property issues Drafting and approving option agreements Formation of commercial management companies

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

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