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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Maldon

At what point will exchange of contracts take place for sale conveyancing in Maldon and do I need to attend the conveyancers branch?

Where you are in close proximity to one of the conveyancing solicitors in Maldon you are invited in to sign documents. However, the law practices we work with supply a nationwide conveyancing service and provide as equally comprehensive and professional a job for you when communicating with you by post or email. The signing of the contract is not when everything is set in stone. A signed contract simply enables the solicitor to address the formalities when the time is right, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The procedure is is usually a five minute process, although where an extended "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Maldon)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

How does conveyancing in Maldon differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Maldon come to us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is ready to move into. This is because new home sellers in Maldon usually buy the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Maldon or who has acted in the same development.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Maldon and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Maldon. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Maldon area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Maldon. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

My father has encouraged me to instruct his conveyancing solicitors in Maldon. Should I use them?

There are no two ways about it the best way to choose a conveyancing solicitor is to get guidance from friends or family who have actually experience in using the conveyancer you're contemplating using.

My wife and I are first time buyers just having agreed a price on a property in Maldon, and are now looking to get solicitors lined up. We have utilised the numerous rating tools and the quotes are from all across the country. Is it important to have a Maldon solicitor local to the prospective new home? I am happy to do everything over the internet, but I assume at some point we may need to visit the property lawyer's office to sign papers?

There is no need to attend the office of your conveyancer, they can post any relevant documents to you, which you can sign and return. Many buyers and sellers choose to use a locally based solicitor, but it is not a prerequisite for conveyancing in Maldon.

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