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Cheap conveyancing in Southend On Sea does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

Top 5 reasons to use our service to help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Southend On Sea

  • 1 The accumulation of transactions means that Southend On Sea conveyancer have developed excellent connections with Southend On Sea local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in Southend On Sea.
  • 2 Southend On Sea solicitors are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 3 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s conveyancers have offices in Southend On Sea - if so both parties are likely to be familiar
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Southend On Sea have a grasp oflocal concerns peculiar to Southend On Sea and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Southend On Sea 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 would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Southend On Sea since July 2021*

Conveyance

of apartment Carnarvon Road SS2 6EA, purchased for £103,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of apartment Cambridge Court SS1 1EJ, at the agreed amount of £150,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of semi-detached residence, Ditton Court Road, SS0 7HG completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £695,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Conveyance

of apartment Boscombe Road SS2 4JP, sold for £148,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Southend On Sea

Me and my fiance are purchasing a ground floor flat in Southend On Sea. My lawyer is not on the bank approved list. Am I still permitted to use my Southend On Sea conveyancing solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the lender panel?

Various options include

  • Carry on with your existing Southend On Sea conveyancer but your mortgage company will undoubtedly instruct a property lawyer from their conveyancing panel. The net result is additional charges together with likely interruption.
  • Appoint a fresh property lawyer to act in the purchase, obviously checking they are on the mortgage company conveyancing panel.
  • Convince your lawyer to pull out all the stops to get listed on the bank’s conveyancing panel

We are only a couple days away from an exchange on a flat in Southend On Sea and my parents have sent the 10% deposit to my conveyancing practitioner. I am now advised that as the deposit has not come from me my property lawyer needs to disclose this to my bank. I am advised that, in also acting for the bank he must advise them that the balance of the purchase price is coming from anyone other than me. I advised the bank concerning my parents' contribution when I applied for the home loan, so is it really necessary for this now to be an issue?

The lawyer is obliged to check with the bank to ensure that they are aware that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own resources. The solicitor can only report this to your mortgage company if you permit them to, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.

I am looking to buy a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in Southend On Sea who is on the Barclays solicitor. Can you recommend a local 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 Barclays in certain locations such as Southend On Sea. We dont recommend any particular firm.

I require fast conveyancing in Southend On Sea as I am under a deadline to exchange contracts within one month. Thankfully I do not need a mortgage. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are are a mortgage free purchaser you are at liberty not to do searches although no law firm would suggest that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Southend On Sea the following are examples of what can be revealed and therefore affect future mortgageability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

I am selling my home. My past lawyers has retired. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Southend On Sea if that makes a difference.

Do use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Southend On Sea. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

I own a leasehold flat in Southend On Sea. Conveyancing and Chelsea Building Society mortgage went though with no issue. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1997. The conveyancing practitioner in Southend On Sea who acted for me is not around. Do I pay?

First contact the Land Registry to make sure that this person is indeed the registered owner of the freehold reversion. It is not necessary to instruct a Southend On Sea conveyancing lawyer to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

Southend On Sea Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Sample of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    The majority of Southend On Sea leasehold apartments will have a service bill for the upkeep of the building set by the management company. Should you buy the flat you will have to meet this amount, usually in instalments during the year. This could differ from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for bigger purpose-built buildings. There will also be a ground rent for you to pay annual, this is usually not a exorbitant sum, say around £50-£100 but you should to enquire it because occasionally it could be surprisingly expensive. Its a good idea to find out as much as you can concerning the company managing the block as they will impact your use and enjoyment of the property. As the proprietor of a leasehold property you will be in the clutches of the managing agents both financially and when it comes to practical issues like the cleanliness of the common parts. Ask prospective neighbours whether they are happy with them. On a final note, be sure you know the dates that you are obliged pay the service charge to the appropriate party and precisely how they are spending the funds. How many of the leaseholders are in arrears for their maintenance charge payments?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Southend On Sea regulated by the SRA

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

  • Drysdales Solicitors Llp, Cumberland House, 24-28 Baxter Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6HZ
  • Law Hurst & Taylor, 153 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7EL
  • Beecham Fisher Ridley, 26 Clifftown Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AH
  • Btmk Solicitors Limited, 19 Clifftown Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AB
  • Jefferies Essex Llp, 3rd Floor, Dencora Court, Tylers Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2BB

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Southend On Sea

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Southend On Sea with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Drysdales Solicitors Llp, Cumberland House, 24-28 Baxter Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6HZ
  • Law Hurst & Taylor, 153 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7EL
  • Beecham Fisher Ridley, 26 Clifftown Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AH
  • Btmk Solicitors Limited, 19 Clifftown Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AB
  • Jefferies Essex Llp, 3rd Floor, Dencora Court, Tylers Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2BB

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Southend On Sea regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Southend On Sea but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Garnett Wilson Conveyancing Services Llp, Cumberland House, SS2 6HZ
  • Whitehouse Property Lawyers, Clarence Chambers, SS1 1BD

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

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