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Reasons to use our Walderslade conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located many miles away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Walderslade
  • 2 You can gain comfort when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Walderslade has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 On the balance of probabilities the the lawyers for the other party are based in Walderslade - if so sets of solicitors will be familiar
  • 4 Our site is the only site that enables you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Walderslade will be carried out by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s member panel.
  • 5 The Walderslade conveyancing practitioners that we work with are committed to providing the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and investors in Walderslade

Examples of recent conveyancing in Walderslade since July 2021*

Sale

of terraced property, Princes Avenue, ME5 8AY completing on 06/08/2021 at a price of £450,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: securing official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Conveyance

of apartment Huckleberry Close ME5 8EB, purchased for £149,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of semi premises, Dornden Gardens, ME5 8QB completing on 30/07/2021 at a price of £280,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Sale

of house residence, Lords Wood Lane, ME5 8EL completing on 09/08/2021 at a price of £360,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Walderslade

Please help. My Walderslade lawyer is informing me me that she is duty bound toorder Walderslade conveyancing searches becausethe firm are on the Nat Westapproved lawyer panel. These Walderslade checks cost a lot of money can this be avoided?

Unfortunately both you and your lawyer have little choice here. As you are taking a mortgage with a mortgage company your lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your lender’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to comply with the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook requirements . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out Walderslade conveyancing searches.

Should lawyers request money on account when it comes to conveyancing in Walderslade?

If you are buying a property in Walderslade your solicitor will request that you put them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Ordinarily this is needed to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any down payment is payable against the purchase price then this should be needed immediately in advance of contracts are exchanged. The closing balance that is due should be transferred a couple of days prior to the completion date.

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

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Walderslade. 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…’

I am purchasing a new build house in Walderslade with the aid of help to buy. The developers refused to move on the amount so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The sale representative told me not inform my solicitor about the extras as it will jeopardize my loan with the bank. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I am looking for a ground for flat up to £305k and identified one close by in Walderslade I like with amenity areas and station in the vicinity, however it only has 61 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Walderslade for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?

If you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease will likely be an issue. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.

My cousin has recommend that I instruct his lawyers for conveyancing in Walderslade. Do I take his guidance?

No doubt the best way to find a conveyancing lawyer is to seek guidance from friends or family who have used the solicitor you're contemplating using.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Walderslade regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Walderslade practicing in commercial conveyancing in Walderslade. This may include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Stephens & Son Llp, Rome House, 41 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4RP
  • J N Jones Solicitors, 1 Cambridge Terrace, Cambridge House Business Centre, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4RG
  • V. E. White & Co. Ltd, 10 Parkwood Green, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 9PN
  • Winch & Winch, 5 New Road Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6AR
  • The Kingsley Smith Trustee Company, 81 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4EE

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Walderslade regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Walderslade but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Raymond Beer & Co Ltd, 16 Manor Road, ME4 6AG
  • Andrew Lee & Co, 93-95 High Street, ME14 1SA
  • Homden Property Lawyers, 26 Sharfleet Drive, ME2 2UA

Planning law solicitors in Walderslade regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Walderslade specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • The Kingsley Smith Trustee Company, 81 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4EE
  • Kingsley Smith Solicitors Llp, 81 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4EE
  • Brachers Llp, Somerfield House, 57-59 London Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8JH
  • Whitehead Monckton Limited, Monckton House, 72 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BL

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

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