Conveyancing in Leigh On Sea

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Conveyancing Solicitors Leigh-On-Sea

Welcome to In-Deed, a national conveyancing company that provides 21st century property legal services to property buyers and sellers in Leigh On Sea. We promise a highly competitive fixed fee legal service with absolutely no hidden fees to help you budget for the cost of moving home. (See details of our In-Deed's No Completion, No Fee promise) Whether you live in Essex, our highly qualified solicitors make your home move simple.

Property Price Data in Leigh On Sea

Essex House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
190 186 188 193

House values have risen in Essex, between 2010 and 2013. Property purchases averaged £192, 856, based on Land Registry data in October 2013.

House prices are predicted to increase throughout this year, with predictions ranging from 5% to 8%. Likely reasons for the promising housing market include Help to Buy.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Purchase - Rayleigh Rd, Leigh-on-sea, SS9, £210, 000
  • Leasehold Purchase - Linden Court, London Road, Leigh - Sea, Essex, SS9, £155, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Thorndon Park Drive, Leighon-Sea, SS9, £210, 000
  • Freehold House Purchase - B New Road, Leigh-On-Sea SS9, £250, 000
  • Freehold Property Purchase - Tattersall Gardens, Leigh-On-Sea, Essex, SS9, £345, 000

Leigh On Sea Conveyancing Fees

In-Deed's fixed legal fee quote means no additional charges to be concerned about for your Leigh On Sea conveyancing matter.

Many solicitors hide further fees in the terms of their quote. Charges to look for can include charges for arranging indemnity insurance issues or for SDLT form completion.

Local Government in Leigh On Sea

Leigh On Sea is situated in Southend on Sea Borough Council which is under no overall political control. The council tax bands for 13\14 are as follows; Band A - £901, Band B - £1, 051, Band C - £1, 201, Band D - £1, 351, Band E - £1, 652, Band F - £1, 952, Band G - £2, 252, Band H - £2, 703.

Living in Leigh On Sea

Leigh On Sea is located in Essex in the East of England and is about 15 miles from the county administrative centre of Chelmsford. Days out include Chatham Dockyard Historical Society and Maeldune Heritage Centre. Leigh On Sea-area shops include Byford's Food Hall Ltd butchers and Grouts The Bakers bakery. The Crooked Billet, the Peterboat, the Ship Hotel and the Olde Smack are among the area's local pubs.

Leigh On Sea's local residents may frequent at the local Waitrose on London Road. The impact of this name is more than a place where you buy bread and milk however. Living near a Waitrose can boost the value of your property by almost 50% in some areas. Estate agents may be sceptical of this, yet it remains something to consider when moving into Leigh On Sea.

Guide to the legal work in Leigh On Sea

Obtaining a solicitor's quoteFirstly, select a property lawyer based on the factors that matter to you. Don't rely on a low headline fee. Many budget quotes can have additional costs included in terms and conditions.

Engaging a solicitor When you have identified which firms quote you would like to go with you will need to instruct them. This first step will require you to consider, agree to and sign the solicitors terms of business.

Pre-contractPre-contract enquires are made, which include an initial examination of title documents determining whether the title is free from defects. Additionally the draft contract itself is prepared by the seller's conveyancing solicitor. Additional enquires will also be raised after the buyer's conveyancer has reviewed the property information form.

Obtain the SurveyA home survey is necessary in order to identify any possible structural problems like pitched roof problems or damp.

Carrying out searchesChancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water are the four common searches, and they investigate a wide range of issues, including compulsory purchase orders.

Exchange of contractsContracts are exchanged, and the buyer transfers through their conveyancing solicitor the agreed deposit (generally 10% of the price).

CompletionThe purchaser may then collect keys to the property once the seller's lawyer certifies that they have received the funds that are due.

After Completion Legal WorkImmediately after you have the keys, the conveyancer now has a number of tasks to complete e.g. notifying the freeholder (if leasehold).

Help to Buy

Since its launch in 2013, this scheme has assisted thousands of first-time buyers. This programme supports first-time buyers that have saved at least a 5% deposit. To qualify for this scheme, the property being acquired needs to be your main home and not Buy to Let The highest price for a property purchased under the scheme is £600, 000.

Call the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for more detail.

Looking for a Conveyancing Solicitor for a Remortgage in Leigh On Sea ?

When you are remortgaging you will need a conveyancing property lawyer. Our team have created state of the art online conveyancing systems enabling our solicitors to deliver a rapid but still personal legal service. Our solicitors can take instructions for all building society and bank panels, from Clydesdale Bank to Principality Building Society.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Often law firms market advantages of online conveyancing, including casetracking and SMS updates.

Essentially, the key to a stress-free process is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates, irrespective of the technology they use. With In-Deed's conveyancing solicitors, home movers experience the benefit of online conveyancing technology and additionally the assistance of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.