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Reasons to use our Stanford Le Hope conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Over the years Stanford Le Hope solicitor have established very good working relationships with Stanford Le Hope local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your home move in Stanford Le Hope.
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located many kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Stanford Le Hope
  • 3 Stanford Le Hope solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Stanford Le Hope conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 4 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 5 Regardless alternative sites tell you it could be necessary to visit your solicitor to sign documents. There are various parties with involved in a house sale without needing to include Royal Mail into the pot.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope since June 2022*


of detached residence residence, Scratton Road, SS17 0NZ completing on 24/06/2022 at a price of £335,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges


of detached residence property, Fairview Chase, SS17 0DU completing on 04/07/2022 at a price of £325,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client


of house property, Poley Road, SS17 0JJ completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £325,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s lawyers


of house premises, Tomkins Close, SS17 8QU completing on 27/06/2022 at a price of £370,250. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope

It may have been a long time coming a mortgage offer from Nationwide for the remortgage of my 2 room garden flat is to be issued imminently. Are you able to suggest a low cost conveyancing practitioner in Stanford Le Hope?

You are on the wrong site if you are seeking the lowest fares for conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope. Our aim is to provide value for money conveyancing but we do not aim to work with the cheapest lawyers. Resist the temptation to appoint companies offering the bait of low cost conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope. The optimum outcome, in choosing a lawyer for low cost conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst it will result in you with a surprising uplift in additional fees and still not end up with the service expected.

Do I need to pay for insurance to address the risk of chancel repairs when acquiring a residence in Stanford Le Hope?

Unless a prior purchase of the property completed after 12 October 2013 you could take it that lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

Me and my brother own a 4 bedroom Edwardian house in Stanford Le Hope. Conveyancing solicitor represented me and Aldermore. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Stanford Le Hope and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with buyers. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the purchase.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and found one close by in Stanford Le Hope I like with amenity areas and station in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 51 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Stanford Le Hope in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will likely be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the property for at least 2 years you could request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this matter.

In surfing the internet for the term conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope it brings up numerous solicitorsin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancing solicitor for the sale of my house?

The ideal way of choosing a suitable conveyancer is via personal recommendation, so ask colleagues and family who have bought a property in Stanford Le Hope or a reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope vary, so it's sensible to request at least three fee estimates from varying types of solicitors. Be sure to secure confirmation that the charges are assured not to escalate.

What makes a Stanford Le Hope lease problematic?

Leasehold conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope is not unique. All leases are individual and legal mistakes in the legal wording can sometimes mean that certain clauses are wrong. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    A duty to insure the building A provision for the recovery of money spent for the benefit of another party.

You could have difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Santander, Leeds Building Society, and Platform Home Loans Ltd all have express conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is problematic they may refuse to grant the mortgage, obliging the buyer to pull out.

Stanford Le Hope Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

    It would be wise to find out as much as possible regarding the company managing the block as they will affect your use and enjoyment of the property. Being a leasehold owner you are frequently at the mercy of the managing agents from a financial perspective and when it comes to practical issues such as the tidiness of the common parts. You should not be shy to ask prospective neighbours what they think of their service. On a final note, be sure you understand the dates that you are obliged pay the maintenance charge to the appropriate party and specifically what you get for your money. Be sure to discover if the the lease includes any onerous restrictions in the lease. By way of example some leases prohibit pets being permitted in certain buildings in Stanford Le Hope. If you love the propertyin Stanford Le Hope however your cat is not allowed to move with you then you have a very hard decision. Best to be warned if a new roof is being installed or some other significant cost is pending to be shared between the leaseholders and may well dramatically impact the level of the maintenance fees or require a one time invoice.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Stanford Le Hope regulated by the SRA

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

  • Penmans, Stanhope House, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, SS17 0HA
  • Scannell Evans, 20 Kings Parade, King Street, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, SS17 0HP
  • Anthony King & Co, Southgate House, Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BN
  • Palmers, 19 Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BD
  • Martin Nossel & Co, 10-12 Southernhay, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1EL

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Stanford Le Hope regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Stanford Le Hope but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Pcs Legal , 5 The Capricorn Centre, SS14 3JA
  • Dorling Cottrell Limited, Suite 6 Phoenix House, SS14 3EZ

Stanford Le Hope commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on numerous issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Property due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions and disposals General advice on title or other property issues Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 procedures, including serving section 25 and 26 notices Options and guarantees Property realisations and advice for insolvency practitioners Industrial and warehouse premises

Neighboring Locations

Stanford Le Hope
Chadwell St Mary

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

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