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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Thurrock

Having been recommended your web site we were going to go ahead with a conveyancing solicitor in Thurrock listed using your comparison tool but have come across alternative estimates via the web seem less pricey – how come?

There are many firms of conveyancers marketing what appear to be the cheapest conveyancing in Thurrock. We would urge you to give due consideration as to how much you respect your own move to you are willing to take 'cheap' risks over the quality of the conveyancing. Some embed extras deep into the terms of engagement. The law firms that we put forward for conveyancing in Thurrock will notdo this.

Our conveyancer has discovered a a legal deficiency with the lease for the apartment we are purchasing in Thurrock. The other side have suggested title insurance as a solution. We are happy with insurance and will cover the costs. Our property lawyer has advised that he must be satisfied that the lender is happy with this solution. Who is the client here, us or the bank?

Even though you have a mortgage offer from the mortgage company does not mean to say that the property will meet their specifications for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions. You and the lender are the client. The appropriate lender specifications have to be complied with.

How does conveyancing in Thurrock differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Thurrock contact us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is built. This is because new home sellers in Thurrock tend to purchase 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 Thurrock or who has acted in the same development.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Thurrock ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor advised that some lenders will not issue a loan on this type of property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Thurrock. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Thurrock especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Thurrock.

Hoping to buy a property located in Thurrock and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Thurrock. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Thurrock area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

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

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