By Frances Traynor
17th October 2017
"Working in partnership is crucial for a faster home move."
When buying or selling a property in Tiptree, you will need to instruct a property lawyer to handle legal side of things for your move.
Homeward Legal's panel of conveyancing solicitors have vast experience helping home buyers and sellers in Tiptree and all over Essex and our proactive approach often means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Conveyancing solicitors who undertake all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed rate.
If your Essex house move does not complete we do not charge you any property legal fees.
With local Tiptree experience, your property solicitor will lead you through the details of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Tiptree's closest airport is Clacton, West Rd Airport (17 miles). London Airport is 17 miles, Clacton Airport is 17 miles, Elmsett Airport is 21 mile and Stansted Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest train station to Tiptree is Kelvedon.
St Peters Maldon is a nearby hospital to Tiptree.Q.
Many online and high street conveyancers promote theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra costs are often hiding in small print which homeowners may have not read carefully The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.Q.
Homeward Legal can work with all the major lenders assisting Tiptree homebuyers. Tiptree lenders and mortgage specialists include Positive Solutions, 1 Borehamgate/King St, Sudbury, CO10 2EG, Mortgages Direct, 145 High St, Colchester, CO1 1PG, and MM Mortgages, Po Box 10268, Colchester, CO1 9HP.Q.
Your council tax band will almost always be set out as part of the report on title, and by the governing local authority. The latest council tax charges for Tiptree are published on the Colchester council site. At the time of writing on 03 September 2012 the rates are:
Whether you are buying a residence in Tiptree or elsewhere in the county, the property lawyer should confirm that a chancel search is taken out. Chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the owners of a residence where Parochial Church Councils may have not done so in the past. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.Q.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors recommend that all purchasers in Tiptree arrange a home surveyor to undertake a survey. Many defects can negatively affect a property. These include ground movement, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.Q.
The regular legal protocol will be to obtain Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, specific searches for example Official Search of Part with Priority (OS2).Q.
Property owners in Tiptree may be subject to chancel repair liability. Parochial Church Councils in Tiptree must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process. A solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Tiptree churches where a chancel search may be appropriate include St Luke.Q.
A competent Tiptree conveyancing solicitor will suggest that you also get property environmental searches from Landmark if the standard conveyancing searches spots a Tiptree flooding risk.
Sometimes property buyers to also contact a close neighbour for some extra peace of mind.