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5 reasons to use our service to help you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Walderslade

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based hundreds of miles away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Walderslade
  • 2 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Walderslade regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Walderslade and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that Walderslade property lawyer have established valuable links with Walderslade local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your home move in Walderslade.
  • 4 Using a local Solicitor on the whole results in a more bespoke service. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 Walderslade solicitors have a significant edge when it comes to Walderslade conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Walderslade since April 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Walderslade

Souldappointing a Walderslade conveyancing lawyer make my purchase more efficient?

Walderslade is a unique place, where neighbourhood knowledge helps. The relaxed pace of life is great – but not for your home move. The solicitors that we work with combine in-depth Walderslade knowledge with a positive, can doapproach that ensures the conveyancing to progress without delay. It is a definite plus that they enjoy well established rapport with mortgage brokers, search providers, surveyors and counterpart Walderslade conveyancing practices

I am acquiring a house without a mortgage in Walderslade. I have resided for the last dozen years in Walderslade. Conveyancing searches are a lot of money. As I have knowledge of the road and vicinity very well must I have all the conveyancing searches?

In the absence of a mortgage, then all but one or two of the Walderslade conveyancing searches are non-obligatory. Your solicitor will try and steer you, perhaps strongly, that you should have searches completed, but she is duty bound to take that path of guidance. Do consider; if you are intend to dispose of the house in the future, it could be of importance to your prospective purchaser what the searches contain. There are plenty of instances where properties with functional issues can still show up unfavourable search results. A good conveyancing solicitor in Walderslade will be able to give you some practical advice in this regard.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial land in Walderslade?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Walderslade will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Walderslade. The search result provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Walderslade.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Walderslade it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may cause delays to Walderslade commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Walderslade.

Have completed on a a semi-detached house in Walderslade , how long will it take for the Land Registry to register the transfer to my name? My Walderslade conveyancing solicitor has been very slow, so I want to check that my ownership is registered.

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Walderslade registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timeframes can adjust depending on the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry have to notify any other parties. At present roughly three quarters of submission are completed within 12 days but occasionally there can be longer hold-ups. Historically registration takes place once the new owner has moved in to the property thus an expedited registration is not usually primary concern but where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor should speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Walderslade. 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 can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Walderslade

    If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. 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. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please supply a car parking plan.

The conveyancing solicitors carrying out our conveyancing in Walderslade has forwarded documents to review that state the land is unregistered with epitome documents. Is it not the case that all properties in Walderslade are registered?

Whilst most properties in Walderslade are now registered with HM Land Registry there are still some that remain unregistered. Any property in Walderslade that has been purchased since the late 1980’s will have been registered at the Land Registry under the compulsory ‘first registration’ scheme. However, if a Walderslade property has not changed hands in that time then it’s likely the old fashioned title deeds will be the only evidence of ownership.Plenty of Walderslade conveyancing solicitors should be able to handle such matters but where uncertainty exists the conventional advice presently is for the current owners to register it first and then sell - this will have a domino effect to result in a significant delay.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Walderslade

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

  • Stephens & Son Llp, Rome House, 41 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4RP
  • V. E. White & Co. Ltd, 10 Parkwood Green, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 9PN
  • Winch & Winch, 5 New Road Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6AR
  • Hawkridge & Company Llp, 39 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5TR
  • Bassets, 156 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1ET

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Walderslade regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Walderslade specialising in commercial conveyancing in Walderslade. This could 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

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Walderslade regulated by the CLC

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

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

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