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5 reasons to use our service to help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Westcliff On Sea

  • 1 The organisations identified on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 2 Excellent communication together with pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Westcliff On Sea conveyancing can become significantly more stressful due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Westcliff On Sea solicitors work in conjunction with Westcliff On Sea estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, offering all the advice and support you need
  • 4 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor generally results in a more bespoke service. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in appointing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea are familiar with the local issues specific to Westcliff On Sea and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea since November 2023*

Transfer

of terraced property, Long Road, SS8 0JA completing on 23/11/2023 at a price of £462,500. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea

It has come to my attention via my mortgage broker that my Westcliff On Sea solicitor is not on the lender Solicitor panel. How can I be sure if this is correct?

The first thing you need to do is to contact your Westcliff On Sea lawyer directly. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to notify you of the situation. Where they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for your mortgage company.

I am purchasing a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Westcliff On Sea who is on the Platform Home Loans Ltd conveyancing. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Platform Home Loans Ltd in certain locations such as Westcliff On Sea. We dont recommend any particular firm.

four months have elapsed since my purchase conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea concluded. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the asset from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I am purchasing my first flat in Westcliff On Sea with a mortgage from National Westminster Bank. The sellers would not move on the amount so I negotiated £7000 of fixtures and fittings instead. The property agent told me not disclose to my solicitor about this deal as it will jeopardize my loan with National Westminster Bank. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder 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.

My father-in-law has suggested that I appoint his lawyers for conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea. Do I take his advice?

There are no two ways about it the best way to select a conveyancing lawyer is to seek feedback from friends or relatives who have previously instructed the solicitor that you are considering.

Back In 2001, I bought a leasehold house in Westcliff On Sea. Conveyancing and Santander mortgage went though with no issue. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing practitioner in Westcliff On Sea who acted for me is not around. Do I pay?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of HMLR to be sure that this person is indeed the new freeholder. It is not necessary to instruct a Westcliff On Sea conveyancing practitioner to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. You should note that regardless, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

I bought a basement flat in Westcliff On Sea, conveyancing having been completed half a dozen years ago. Can you give me give me an indication of the likely cost of a lease extension? Corresponding flats in Westcliff On Sea with an extended lease are worth £201,000. The ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2088

With only 64 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to span between £14,300 and £16,400 plus legals.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply a more accurate figure in the absence of detailed investigations. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There may be additional concerns that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action based on this information without first seeking the advice of a professional.

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

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

  • Hunter's Solicitors Llp, 116 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7LP
  • Law Hurst & Taylor, 153 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7EL
  • Marcus Baum Solicitors Ltd, Madison House, 100-102 Alexandra Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1HQ
  • Mns Solicitors And Company, 31 Ailsa Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 8BJ
  • Beecham Fisher Ridley, 26 Clifftown Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AH

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Westcliff On Sea

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Westcliff On Sea practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Hunter's Solicitors Llp, 116 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7LP
  • Law Hurst & Taylor, 153 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7EL
  • Marcus Baum Solicitors Ltd, Madison House, 100-102 Alexandra Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1HQ
  • Beecham Fisher Ridley, 26 Clifftown Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AH
  • Hannah Sparrow Solicitors, Suite 7, Lion House, 36 Clarence Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1BD

Planning law solicitors in Westcliff On Sea regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Westcliff On Sea specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Paul Robinson Solicitors Llp, The Old Bank, 470-474 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 9LD

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

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