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

Reasons to use our Shenfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Shenfield have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Shenfield and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 2 There is a strong possibility the the solicitors for the other party are based in Shenfield - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be familiar
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often based many miles away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Shenfield
  • 4 The Shenfield conveyancing firms that we work with are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Shenfield
  • 5 Shenfield conveyancers have a crucial edge when it comes to Shenfield conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your sale or purchase

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shenfield since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shenfield

Are you able to recommend a The Mortgage Works accepted Shenfield conveyancing lawyer finish our house move within under 3 weeks? Would it be better to use a local Shenfield firm or a factory type comparison site?

We would be happy to suggest some excellent Shenfield conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the main road in Shenfield. Visit two or three firms and request to see a conveyancing solicitor for a costs illustration. Discuss your requirements together with the reasons and ask for an assurance on your deadline. Choose the one that appears most efficient.

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Shenfield costs more?

Shenfield leasehold properties involve far more paperwork than a freehold purchase, and therefore takes more time to examine and advise upon.Conveyancing will involve the lease having to be checked which is usually a lengthy document, queries raised to ensure that the covenants and conditions have been observed. If it is a flat there will be a management company in existence and the accounts of this will need to be checked and enquiries raised to ensure it is operating efficiently and that all monies due have been paid by the Seller to the company and if not ensuring that money is paid up to date or the appropriate undertakings obtained.

I am the single recipient of my late father’s estate with all property in now in my sole name, including the house in Shenfield. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in April. I want to move. I understand that there is a Mortgage Lenders 6 month 'rule', which means that my proprietorship will be treated the same way as if I'd bought the property in April. Do I have to wait 6 months to sell?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook instructs solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you could be affected by that. many lenders would take a pragmatic view as this requirement is principally there to capture the purchase and immediately sell or the quick reselling of property.

How can we tell if a Shenfield conveyancing solicitor on the Virgin Money panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Shenfield obtaining recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always suggest that you speak with the lawyer conducting your conveyancing.

The formalities of my purchase has taken place for my property in Shenfield. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

All lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.

Will commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that could impact a commercial site in Shenfield?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Shenfield will perform a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Shenfield. The search result sets out definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Shenfield.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Shenfield it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may cause delays to Shenfield commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Shenfield.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and identified one round the corner in Shenfield I like with amenity areas and station nearby, however it only has 51 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Shenfield for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a short lease?

If you need a mortgage that many years will be an issue. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you can request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer concerning this.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for freehold conveyancing in Shenfield. I have land on a site which looks to be the ideal offering If it is possible to get all the legals completed via phone that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Shenfield regulated by the SRA

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

  • Rainer Hughes, Oak House, 46 Crossways, Shenfield, Essex, CM15 8QY
  • Landons Solicitors Limited, Landon House, 9 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AH
  • Wortley Byers Llp, Cathedral Place, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4ES
  • Sanders Witherspoon Llp, Knight Court, 51 Crown Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4BE
  • Pure Law Llp, Lutea House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BE

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Shenfield regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Shenfield with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Shenfield. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Rainer Hughes, Oak House, 46 Crossways, Shenfield, Essex, CM15 8QY
  • Landons Solicitors Limited, Landon House, 9 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AH
  • Wortley Byers Llp, Cathedral Place, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4ES
  • Sanders Witherspoon Llp, Knight Court, 51 Crown Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4BE
  • S B Goodman, The Red House, 8 Red Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5JE

Planning law solicitors in Shenfield regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Shenfield practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Pure Law Llp, Lutea House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BE
  • Dadds Llp, 51 High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9AX

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

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