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Reasons to use our Westcliff On Sea conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 This site is the first site offering you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea will be conducted by a solicitor on your lender’s authorised panel.
  • 2 Westcliff On Sea property lawyer are the key to a successful Westcliff On Sea home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Westcliff On Sea is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Westcliff On Sea
  • 5 The Westcliff On Sea conveyancing practitioners that we work with are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Westcliff On Sea

Examples of recent conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea

I am assisting my niece sell her house in Westcliff On Sea. Does the conveyancer commission an EPC or should I organise this?

Following the demise of Home Packs, energy performance certificates was left as a compulsory component of moving house. An energy performance certificate must be to hand in advance of the property being advertised. This is not as aspect of the sale process that solicitors ordinarily arrange. Where you are instructing a Westcliff On Sea conveyancing solicitor they may be willing to arrange energy performance certificates due to their relationships with long established local assessors

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unexperienced as FTB of a two bedroom flat in Westcliff On Sea. Do I pick up the keys to the house on completion from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will use a local conveyancing solicitor in Westcliff On Sea?

On the day of completion you will not be required to go to the conveyancers office in Westcliff On Sea. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the purchase money to the owner’s lawyers, and once they have received this, you will be invited to collect the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

I am aiming to move house in September. Will my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you put forward a removal company in Westcliff On Sea. Conveyancing firm was chosen before I stumbled across your site.

On the afternoon of completion you can collect the house keys from the property agent however this should only take place once the vendors conveyancers advise the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be given over. After that you can tell the removal men that you are ready to move in. We are not in a position to suggest a particular removal company but can help you choose a residential property solicitor in Westcliff On Sea or a solicitor with expertise in conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea.

I need some quick conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea as I have an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line in less than one month. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a mortgage free buyer you are at free not to have searches carried out although no solicitor would recommend that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea the following are examples of issues that can show up and adversely affect market value: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

The deeds to my home are lost. The solicitors who dealt with the conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea 5 years ago no longer exist. Will I be able to sell the house?

Gone are the days when you need to have the physical official documentation to evidence that you own the land or premises, as the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

I am buying my first flat in Westcliff On Sea with a loan from Nottingham Building Society. The sellers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The property agent suggested that I not reveal to my lawyer about the deal as it would put at risk my mortgage with the lender. 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 today plan to offer on a house that seems to meet my requirements, at a great figure which is making it more attractive. I have since been informed that the title is leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are issues buying a leasehold house in Westcliff On Sea. Conveyancing solicitors have not yet been instructed. Will they explain the issues?

The majority of houses in Westcliff On Sea are freehold rather than leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local conveyancer who is familiar with the area who can help the conveyancing process. We note that you are purchasing in Westcliff On Sea in which case you should be looking for a Westcliff On Sea conveyancing solicitor and check that they are used to transacting on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a lessee you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions such as obtaining the freeholder’spermission to conduct alterations. You may also be required to pay a contribution towards the upkeep of the estate where the house is part of an estate. Your solicitor will report to you on the legal implications.

Westcliff On Sea Leasehold Conveyancing - Sample of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    The prefered form of lease arrangement is a share of the freehold. In this scenario the lessees enjoy control and even though a managing agent is frequently employed where it is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent is directed by the tenants. Is there a share of the freehold? In the main the cost for major works are not included within maintenance charges, although a few managing agents in Westcliff On Sea obliged leaseholders to pay into a reserve fund and this is used to offset against major works.

How much experience do your Westcliff On Sea conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

Westcliff On Sea conveyancing lawyers help thousands of people move home every year and supported plenty of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique Westcliff On Sea conveyancers have worked on recent similar cases.

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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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Westcliff On Sea regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Westcliff On Sea specialising in commercial conveyancing in Westcliff On Sea. This may include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Hunter's Solicitors Llp, 116 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7LP
  • 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
  • Btmk Solicitors Limited, 19 Clifftown Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AB
  • Jorge Iguacel Spanish Lawyers, 36 Clarence Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1BD

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

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Westcliff On Sea specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • 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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