By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"Working in partnership is the key to a quicker completion."
If you are selling, buying or remortgaging a home in Hockley, you will have to instruct a property lawyer to handle legal work for your move.
Homeward Legal's conveyancing team have years of experience of conveyancing in Hockley and all over Essex. Our highly proactive approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Our conveyancing solicitors carry out all the legal work for your home move for a fixed fee.
If for any reason your Essex house move does not complete we do not charge you any property legal fees for buying and selling a property.
Using area experience, our solicitors will guide you along every step of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Rayleigh Mount National Trust , Rayleigh Windmill, South Woodham Ferrers Marsh Farm Country Park and Hadleigh Castle Country Park Country Park are near to Hockley.
Hockley station is almost 1 mile from Hockley and Hockley's nearest airport is London, Southend Airport. London Airport is 4 miles, Clacton Airport is 25 miles and Rochester Airport is 19 miles away.
The nearest hospital is Southend, University.Q.
Various law firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy buyers Any additional charges listed in the terms needs to be fair. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.Q.
If you choose a firm with 'no move, no fee' protection, earlier is preferable, as the legal work can begin very early in the process. A number of sources recommend postponing instruction until an offer has been firmly agreed, 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.Q.
Mainly, fixtures are fixed to the property and fixtures can be more easily removed. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction, and which makes the completion of a fixtures and fittings form essential.Q.
Rochford council enquiries carried out by your Hockley conveyancing solicitor during the conveyancing process will ascertain if the property is inside a designated conservation area and any evidence of consent for changes to the property will be required. In the absence of any appropriate consents, your Hockley conveyancing solicitor will advise you of the alternatives which include getting retrospective permission from the planning authority or seeking cover from an indemnity policy.Q.
The legal work needed to sell or purchase a property will sometimes suffer setbacks for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, these reasons are unfortunately beyond the conveyancing solicitor's influence. We endeavour to reduce the consequences of these delays by pushing all parties involved. Delays may include the time taken to return management information.Q.
Property could be contaminated by numerous natural and human-influenced issues. Contaminants including air pollution or proximity to waste sites should be reported on during conveyancing searches.Q.
A property solicitor will liaise with the governing Rochford local council to ascertain the relevant council tax band and rates, which should subsequently be detailed in the title report. Up-to-date rates for residents of Hockley are set out on the Rochford local authority site. As of 31 October 2012 rates are as follows:
An important component in the legal process involves your solicitor making an application for environmental searches for information with regard to Hockley flood risk area data.