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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rochford

We are aiming to move property in January. Should my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Rochford. Conveyancing firm was organised before I stumbled across your website.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to pick up the keys from the estate agent however this should only take place once the sellers lawyers advise the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be collected. After that you can inform the removal company that you are ready to move in. We do not recommend a specific removal company but can assist you in finding a residential property solicitor in Rochford or a solicitor with expertise in conveyancing in Rochford.

is it true that all Rochford solicitors on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel are governed by the SRA?

As solicitors, in order to be on the Virgin Money approved list of solicitors they would need to be overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. The majority of lenders do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the practice would be regulated by the CLC.

I'm spending time looking at houses in Rochford and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it too early to have a solicitor in place? I intend to finance via a home loan with UBS.

It would be advisable to commence your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the EA. Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with UBS, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the UBS conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

I need some fast conveyancing in Rochford as I am faced with an ultimatum to complete inside one month. A mortgage is not required. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a cash buyer you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no lawyer would recommend that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Rochford the following are examples of issues that can crop up and adversely impact future mortgageability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Am I best advised to appoint a Rochford conveyancing solicitor based in the area that I am hoping to buy? I have an old university friend who can execute the legal work however his firm is located 400kilometers drive away.

The primary upside of using a local Rochford conveyancing firm is that you can attend the office to execute paperwork, hand in your identification documents and apply pressure on them where appropriate. They will also have local insight which is a plus. However it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust used your friend and the majority were content that should outweigh using an unknown Rochford conveyancing solicitor just because they are local.

There are only 62 years left on my lease in Rochford. I am keen to extend my lease but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be granted an extra 90 years by the Court. You will be obliged to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to find the freeholder. For most situations an enquiry agent should be helpful to try and locate and prepare an expert document which can be accepted by the court as evidence that the landlord is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer in relation to devolving into the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Rochford.

I acquired a 2 bed flat in Rochford, conveyancing having been completed March 2001. How much will my lease extension cost? Comparable properties in Rochford with a long lease are worth £181,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £55 yearly. The lease ends on 21st October 2068

With just 50 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to span between £31,400 and £36,200 as well as costs.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to provide the actual costs without more detailed due diligence. Do not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action based on this information before getting professional advice.

What can I expect to pay for conveyancing in Rochford?

Almost all Rochford conveyancing firms will agree to a standard fee. If further work become due during the conveyancing your conveyancing practitioner is obliged disclose to you in writing of any extra costs for any work immediately it becomes obvious. Some firms will agree not to charge a fee if the deal aborts, others will levy an bill for a percentage of the set fee, according to the point at which the conveyancing does not go ahead.

We would recommend that you obtain a few practices to give you an estimate.

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