Conveyancing Solicitors in Essex
Compare Conveyancing Solicitors in and around Essex and get the lowest fees on conveyancing with ConveyancingPro.co.uk. Our brilliant Conveyancers Comparison Search to find the lowest priced conveyancing quotes from the best conveyancing service providers in Essex. Conveyancing Pro only use trusted Conveyancers that have a history of happy clients and positive feedback.
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are like Property Lawyers, except they only do in conveyancing and are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Almost all Conveyancers work online through email and over the phone. They’re more common than traditional Solicitors because they are far less expensive (in most cases).
Choosing a Conveyancer in Essex
Some people prefer to choose a local solicitor and meet face to face. These days the majority of conveyancing is done through phone and email, rarely do people meet they’re conveyancer in person. Using a local solicitor can be expensive, it’s far less expensive to instruct a nationwide online conveyancing firm that acts for properties in your area. It’s completely up to you who you choose to instruct, you do not have to use an Estate Agents ‘recommended’ solicitor.
Remortgage Conveyancing Essex
If you’re remortgaging a property for whatever reason, you’ll need a solicitor to help you with the legal aspect. This is a simple and inexpensive procedure (usually around £300-£400). We compare remortgage conveyancing solicitors in and around Essex.
Do I require a Conveyancer?
When buying, selling or remortgaging a home, you’ll need to go through the legal process referred to as Conveyancing. It is possible to do you own conveyancing, but it’s very difficult and very time consuming (DIY Conveyancing). Having a mortgage? you’re lender will usually require a Conveyancer on their panel of trusted Conveyancers.
That’s why almost all of homeowners instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer to handle the legal work. Using our chosen Conveyancers the conveyancing processes is fast and simple, they make it less expensive than you’d expect (average conveyancing fees).
The national average timescale for conveyancing is between 9-10 weeks. Conveyancing for simple purchase transactions can take just 4-6 weeks but a more complicated transaction can take much much longer to complete. Some transactions have been known to take over a year to complete, why? More info visit our How long does conveyancing take?.
If you are buying a property in Essex (or anywhere in England and Wales), for more than £125,000, you will be subject to Stamp Duty Land Tax (or SDLT for short). This tax is calculated in brackets, like the UK income tax system. When you get a quote with us, we calculate the Stamp Duty (SDLT) you’ll have to pay for you. For more info visit our Stamp Duty Rates and Examples page.
Essex is a county in England immediately north-east of London. It borders the counties of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames to the south and London to the south-west. The county town is Chelmsford, which is the only city in the county. As well as rural areas, the county also includes London Stansted Airport, the new towns of Basildon and Harlow, Lakeside Shopping Centre, the port of Tilbury and the town of Southend-on-Sea.
The current average value in Essex in May 2017 is £353,594. This has increased 0.37% from February 2017. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £302,150 and semi-detached properties valued £351,716. In the past year property prices in Essex have increased 2.50%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.