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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battlesbridge

As a FTB what is the most important piece of guidance you can give me about purchase conveyancing in Battlesbridge?

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Battlesbridge and elsewhere in Essex is often a confrontational experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of room for confrontation between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For example, the vendor, property agent and even potentially a lender. Appointing a solicitor for your conveyancing in Battlesbridge is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE party in the process whose interest is to look after your best interests and to keep you safe.

Sometimes a third party with a vested interest may try and convince you that you should follow their advice. For instance, the property agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your solicitor is slow. Or your mortgage broker may try to convince you to do take action that is against your solicitors recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

If you had a top tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Battlesbridge what would it be?

Do not opt for the cheapest Battlesbridge conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in advance.

My aunt pointed out to me me that in purchasing a property in Battlesbridge there may be a number of restrictions preventing external alterations to a property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in Battlesbridge which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to execute external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Battlesbridge should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

Please help - my lawyer says that breach of easement insurance is necessary on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Battlesbridge conveyancing?

The right level of breach of easement indemnity insurance should be dictated by who your lender. It would differ for example between Yorkshire Building Society and Virgin Money. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to borrowers take out such insurances.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our property can not be found. The conveyancers who did the conveyancing in Battlesbridge 5 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?

As long as you have a registered title the information relating to your proprietorship will be evidenced by the Land Registry with a Title Number. It is possible to perform a search at the Land Registry, find your property and secure up to date copies of the property title for less than a fiver. Where the title is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually hold a certified copy of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be obtained for twenty pounds.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on last month in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Battlesbridge is the location of the property. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Battlesbridge are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Battlesbridge you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Battlesbridge may decide 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.

I am a sole trader intending to lease a unit on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-move-no costs for non-domestic conveyancing in Battlesbridge for less than 1500k?

We are happy to recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Battlesbridge, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. If you are intending to acquire or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a whole business we will put you in touch with the right solicitor. Regarding the fees these will vary based on the structure and terms of the proposed transaction. Let us have your details or email us so that we can provide you with a fixed commercial conveyancing calculation.

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