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Top reasons to let us assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Thurrock

  • 1 The accumulation of transactions means that Thurrock solicitor have established excellent links with Thurrock local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Thurrock.
  • 2 Our site is the only site offering you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Thurrock will be carried out by a conveyancer on your bank conveyancing panel.
  • 3 The firms shown on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Thurrock
  • 5 The Thurrock conveyancing practitioners that are listed are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Thurrock

Examples of recent conveyancing in Thurrock since August 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Thurrock

We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in Thurrock recommended on your site but stumbled across alternative fee calculations on the internet seem cheaper – how come?

There are many firms of firms advertising supposedly cut-price conveyancing, but extrafees result in the closing invoice being inflated. According to the Legal Ombudsman costs set out in terms of business should be equitable raised The law firms that we list for conveyancing in Thurrock genuinely set out all legal fees for the property you intend tobuy.

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The bank mentioned the loan came with free conveyancing. Is the implication that I have to appoint their panel solicitor as I would prefer to appoint a Thurrock based conveyancing firm?

Do check but the chances are that give you one of their panel conveyancers where you accept the "fee-free" incentive. Speak to the lender and see if they allow a cash alternative. In the past a few mortgage companies offered a £250 cashback as a further option in which case that money can go towards the cost for your conveyancing solicitor near Thurrock.

My stepmother pointed out to me me that in buying a property in Thurrock there may be a number of restrictions as to what one can do in terms of external changes to a property. Is this right?

There are a number of properties in Thurrock which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Thurrock should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

My wife and I buying a victorian detached house in Thurrock. We would like to an extension at the rear at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to determine if these alterations are prohibited?

Your solicitor will review the deeds as conveyancing in Thurrock will occasionally reveal restrictions in the title documents which prohibit certain changes or require the permission of a 3rd party. Certain extensions require local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. It would be sensible to check these things with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.

Planning on purchasing a maisonette in Thurrock. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Thurrock lawyer is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Thurrock?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Thurrock. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

About to purchase a new build flat in Thurrock. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Thurrock

    Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. 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. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Please supply a car parking plan. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier?

Do I have to attend the offices of the bank conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Thurrock so that I can pop in to their offices if necessary.

Whereas this was necessary ten years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide ID Documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a local solicitor, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in Thurrock.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Thurrock

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Thurrock with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Hattens Solicitors, 90 Orsett Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5ER
  • Cumming & Riley, 11a High Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6NB
  • Attwood & Co, 20 London Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5XY
  • M. Reynolds Partnership Solicitors, 24 London Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5XY
  • Penmans, Stanhope House, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, SS17 0HA

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Thurrock?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding acquiring and selling property and cover conveyancing throughout England and Wales as well as Thurrock. When using a Licensed Conveyancer regulated by the CLC, you should:
  • Receive an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of legal services.
  • Receive your conveyancing dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a high standard of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Receive a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Have a timeous, objective and comprehensive service if if a complaint is made about your conveyancing in Thurrock.

Sale conveyancing in Thurrock usually involves the following:

  • Lawyer instructed by the owners once the offer has been accepted
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and related papers
  • Supplying draft papers to the lawyer acting for the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and answering supplemental questions from the purchaser’s lawyer
  • Negotiating the transfer deed
  • Replying to requisitions raised by the buyer’s lawyer
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the seller, the estate agent and paying off the home loan (if relevant)

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

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