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Reasons to use our Wickford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Wickford
  • 2 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Wickford is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 3 The Wickford conveyancing practitioners that are listed are dedicated to providing the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Wickford
  • 4 Experience means that Wickford solicitor have established excellent connections with Wickford local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your home move in Wickford.
  • 5 You can gain comfort when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Wickford has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wickford since August 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wickford

Can I use your services to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Wickford even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for example where I intend to acquire an office in Wickford with a loan from Bank of Ireland?

The service is predominantly utilised to select residential conveyancing solicitors in Wickford but we have listed at the end of this page a selection of Wickford commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the solicitors directly to establish if they can also act for Bank of Ireland

Do I need to pop into the offices of the solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Wickford so that I can pop in to their offices when needed.

As opposed to ten years ago, almost all mortgage companies no longer oblige their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the mortgagors signature. It will still be necessary for you to provide ID documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a local practitioner, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Wickford.

I have been told that property searches are the number one reason for delay in Wickford conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the most frequent causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are not likely to be the root cause of slowing down conveyancing in Wickford.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Wickford?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Wickford. 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've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a straight forward, chain free conveyancing. Wickford is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Wickford are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Wickford you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Wickford may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

Are the Wickford conveyancing lawyers identified as being on the lender conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by the bank?

Wickford law firm practices and firms carrying out conveyancing in Wickford themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the lender conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from the mortgage company directly.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Wickford

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wickford practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Harvey Copping & Harrison Llp, De Burgh House, Market Road, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0BB
  • Ao Solicitors Limited, 33 Nobel Square, Basildon, Essex, SS13 1LT
  • Palmers, 19 Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BD
  • Mwp Solicitors, Suite 2g, Southgate House, Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BN
  • Pearl Baker, Ivy House, 13 High Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7SA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wickford regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wickford specialising in commercial conveyancing in Wickford. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Harvey Copping & Harrison Llp, De Burgh House, Market Road, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0BB
  • Palmers, 19 Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BD
  • Anthony King & Co, Southgate House, Town Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BN
  • Alan Simpson & Co, Mill Court, 19 London Hill, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HW
  • Esw Legal Limited, 162-168 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7BY

Planning law solicitors in Wickford regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Wickford practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Dadds Llp, 51 High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9AX

Neighboring Locations

Wickford
Battlesbridge
Rayleigh
Basildon
Pitsea
Benfleet

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

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