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You can try and find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Writtle but be careful as you may get what you pay for.

Main reasons to use our service to assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Writtle

  • 1 Writtle solicitors work in conjunction with Writtle estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, offering all the legal expertise and help you need
  • 2 No matter what any other solicitors advise it could be necessary to pop into your lawyer to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already involved in a conveyancing transaction without having to add the postman into the mix.
  • 3 Writtle solicitors have a significant edge when it comes to Writtle conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your conveyancing
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Writtle 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 will expect.
  • 5 There is a strong possibility the other side’s lawyers are based in Writtle - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to be less confrontational

Examples of recent conveyancing in Writtle since September 2023*


of flat New Writtle Street CM2 0FS, at purchase amount of £213,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges


of flat New London Road CM2 0FY, at sale consideration of £200,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title


of terraced property, Crushton Place, CM1 4WH completing on 20/09/2023 at a price of £355,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers


of terraced property, Linnet Drive, CM2 8AL completing on 07/09/2023 at a price of £350,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Writtle

Having been recommended your web site we were about to use a conveyancing solicitor in Writtle recommended by you but have come across some other quotes via the web seem less expensive – why is this?

There are plenty of conveyancing organisations advertising supposedly cut-price conveyancing, yet more often than not extracharges end up with the completion invoice markedly uplifted. According to the Legal Ombudsman charges set out in terms of engagement should be honest and reasonable invoiced The law firms that we put forward for conveyancing in Writtle clearly state all charges for the property you intend topurchase.

We are about to sign contracts for a garden flat in Writtle. We encountered a snag. Our mortgage offer with Accord Mortgages Ltd expires on 1/2/2024 but the sellers are insisting on a completion date of 5/2/2024. Is it possible to prolong the mortgage offer?

The person best placed to deal with your concern is your solicitors who should assess if they corresponding with the mortgage broker, owner’s representatives, estate agents or conceivably all parties given the circumstances your house move as of today.

What is the first thing I need to know regarding purchase conveyancing in Writtle?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Writtle or throughout Essex is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists plenty of opportunity for conflict between you and other parties involved in the home moving process. For instance, the seller, property agent and sometimes your lender. Appointing a solicitor for your conveyancing in Writtle an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE person in the legal process whose interest is to look after your legal interests and to keep you safe.

We are witnessing a worrying ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be at fault for the process taking so long. We recommend that you should always trust your solicitor ahead of all other parties in the home moving process.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and found one close by in Writtle I like with open areas and transport links nearby, however it only has 49 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Writtle suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a short lease?

If you need a home loan that many years will likely be problematic. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you can request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

My business partner and I are hoping to lease a unit on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-sale-no fees for commercial conveyancing in Writtle for below £2000?

We can recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Writtle, including the sale and purchase of businesses as well as simply property. If you are looking to acquire or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will find you the right lawyer. As for the fees this will depend on the structure and heads of terms of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your details or call so as to enable us to furnish you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing quote.

My husband and I may need to rent out our Writtle 1st floor flat for a while due to a career opportunity. We instructed a Writtle conveyancing firm in 2003 but they have since shut and we did not think at the time seek any advice as to whether the lease permits subletting. How do we find out?

Some leases for properties in Writtle do contain a provision to say that subletting is only allowed with permission. The landlord is not entitled to unreasonably withhold but, in such cases, they would need to review references. Experience dictates that problems are usually caused by unsatisfactory tenants rather than owner-occupiers and for that reason you can expect the freeholder to take up the references and consider them carefully before granting consent.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Writtle - Examples of Queries Prior to Purchasing

    It would be wise to enquire if the the lease includes any adverse restrictions in the lease. By way of example some leases prohibit pets being allowed in in a block in Writtle. If you love the flatin Writtle but your dog is not allowed to make the move with you then you will be faced hard compromise. It is important to be aware if fixing the lift or some other significant cost is coming up that will be shared by the leasehold owners and will materially impact the level of the maintenance charges or result in a specific invoice. What is the annual maintenance fee and ground rent?

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Writtle regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Writtle specialising in commercial conveyancing in Writtle. This could include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Nigel Broadhead Mynard, 32 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2QG
  • Tolhurst Fisher Llp, Marlborough House, Victoria Road South, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1LN
  • Backhouse Solicitors Ltd, 71 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JU
  • Leonard Gray Llp, 72-74 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JY
  • Hill & Abbott Limited, Threadneedle House, 9/10 Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1XH

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Writtle regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Writtle but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Dyer And Crowe Limited, 22 Duke Street, CM1 1HL
  • New Homes Law Ltd, 61 New London Road, CM2 0ND

Planning law solicitors in Writtle regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Writtle practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Hill & Abbott Limited, Threadneedle House, 9/10 Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1XH
  • Gepp & Sons Solicitors Llp, 58 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0PA

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

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