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  • 1 Shenfield solicitors will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
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  • 3 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party are based in Shenfield - if so sets of lawyers will be familiar
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  • 5 Shenfield lawyers work in conjunction with Shenfield estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shenfield since January 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shenfield

It has taken forever and a day but a mortgage agreement from Nationwide for the refinancing of my single room apartment is coming imminently. Are you able to recommend a cheap conveyancing lawyer in Shenfield?

You have come to the wrong site to search for a cheap conveyancing in Shenfield. We can offer you excellent value conveyancing but our intention is not to work with the cheapest lawyers. Avoid the trap of appointing companies offering low cost conveyancing in Shenfield. Optimistically, in going for low cost conveyancing, you will earn what you pay for and at worst it will result in you with a hefty uplift in additional fees and still not end up with the service expected.

I am buying a house and the solicitor has raised the issue of Chancel Repair to which the house could be obligated to contribute to given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has recommended insurance. Is this really appropriate for conveyancing in Shenfield

Unless a previous acquisition of the property completed post 12 October 2013 you may assume that conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in Shenfield to continue to suggest a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

I am buying a new build flat in Shenfield. 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.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Shenfield

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? 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. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Shenfield is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Shenfield are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Shenfield you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Shenfield may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

As co-executor for the estate of my father I am selling a house in Cardiff but I am based in Shenfield. My conveyancer (who is 250 kilometers awayneeds me to execute a stat dec before completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Shenfield who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are Shenfield based

I have recently realised that I have Fifty years left on my flat in Shenfield. I now want to extend my lease but my freeholder is absent. What should I do?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you or your lawyers have used your best endeavours to find the landlord. In some cases a specialist should be useful to carry out a search and to produce a report which can be used as evidence that the landlord is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer in relation to devolving into the landlord’s disappearance and the application to the County Court covering Shenfield.

Shenfield Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Queries before Purchasing

    What is the maintenance charge and ground rent on the property? Its a good idea to discover as much as possible concerning the company managing the block as they will affect your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you are often in the clutches of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to day to day matters like the tidiness of the communal areas. You should not be shy to ask other people if they are happy with them. In conclusion, investigate as to the dates that you are obliged pay the service charge to the relevant party and precisely what you get for your money. The answer will be useful as a) areas can result in problems for the building as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate if services remain unpaid b) if the tenants have an issue with the running of the building you will need to have full disclosure

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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

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Shenfield

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Shenfield specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Shenfield regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Shenfield specialising in commercial conveyancing in Shenfield. This should 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

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

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