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Conveyancing in Rochford Q & A's

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Updated: 22/10/16

Local information:

Prittlewell station is around 2 miles from Rochford. London, Southend Airport is 1 mile from Rochford. London Airport is 2 miles, Clacton Airport is 23 miles and Rochester Airport is 19 miles away.

Southend, Wellesley is a nearby hospital for Rochford.


Please confirm the cheapest fee for a £695,000 residence? We are looking for a low cost conveyancing quote.


Many firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Any disbursements should be included on the conveyancing quote Any extra costs listed in terms and conditions ought to be reasonable. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.


What are property searches?


Searches are an accepted set of queries requested by the purchaser's property solicitor via local and national authorities. They will not give information on the physical condition of the property.


I am buying at auction and would like arrange fast conveyancing, how could we accelerate our conveyancing process?


Crucial to a fast transaction is to use a communicative solicitor. There are, however, a range of things you as the buyer can also do to get moving sooner, including, pushing the solicitor to begin enquiries as soon as possible, responding to all correspondence via the fastest means and arranging any finances require to complete the purchase.


How early do you need to find a solicitor to handle our sale?


Whether you are buying or selling in Rochford, the earlier in the process you can instruct a firm, the better. Some authors advocate holding off instruction until a chain is completed, but doing so will put you at a disadvantage compared to better prepared buyers, or if your buyer decides to pull out due to delays.


Why could the purchase conveyancing process take weeks to complete? Isn't it a simple matter of filing paperwork?


Conveyancing can take more time than initially expected, we, however, do our best to minimise the consequences of these delays if it can be achieved.


An unexpected event mean we want to exchange contracts on the sale of our leasehold flat quickly, do Homeward Legal have any auction specialist fast Rochford conveyancing solicitors ?


Regularly property law firms can be far too slow which usually adds large amounts of concern to the house legal process.

Homeward Legals conveyancers method is different as we use speed focused conveyancing case management systems . Importantly we give you a conveyancing solicitor practiced at communicate by phone and email through all parts of the property chain (line of buyers and sellers) .


How common is gazumping?


Gazumping is common across England and Wales and happens when a house seller approves the first buyer's offer and then dismisses it, selecting instead another buyer's offer. Though gazumping is uncommon when property prices are falling, there is still a danger. Consider instructing your solicitor as soon as possible to reduce the chance of your offer being gazumped.


Is a retention fee a disbursement or a fee?


Disbursements and fees ought to be clearly identified on a quote. This cost is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in a conveyancing quote.