Conveyancing solicitors in Havering
If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Havering we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Havering, throughout Greater London and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in Havering, selling a terraced house in Rainham, downsizing to a bungalow in Romford, or buying to let in Upminster, we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Havering?
We offer a friendly, modern and efficient service. If you want to deal with proper lawyers who are friendly and approachable, our team can help you.
You will have a direct line straight through to your legal team, and direct email addresses. You can guarantee that your query will reach the right people, whether you want to ask about search fees in Havering, drainage and water fees in Greater London or something else.
"The team always provided me with clear, pragmatic and commercially viable advice with efficient and focused communication."
We're a Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited firm providing conveyancing to clients in Havering. This is a guarantee that our processes and procedures have been approved, that we operate to a certain standard, and is a mark of the excellence of our service approved by the Law Society, the body which represents solicitors throughout England and Wales.
We are on the panel for most major lenders, and many smaller ones too. Whether you want to use your local Building Society in Greater London or one of the larger corporates, chances are we have you covered.
In short, you get an excellent conveyancing service at an affordable price. You don't have the risk of going to the cheapest providers, most of whom aren't solicitors; instead you get a great service from proper lawyers.
Why don't you need a conveyancer based in Havering?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Havering, and all documents would be hand-produced and posted or delivered by hand.
That service came at a price, but the truth is that it is no longer needed. With modern technology such as scanning, emailing and even Skype or Facetime video calls there is no need to use your local solicitor. Your conveyancer can be based anywhere and still provide a great service - even if he or she is in an office many miles away from Havering or perhaps not even in Greater London.
We have successfully dealt with thousands of conveyancing transactions all over the country, even with clients from the other side of the world. It is not unknown for us to talk to clients outside the UK using Skype, and once we had clients in Thailand talking to us through an interpreter in New Zealand!
There will be no need for you to visit our offices or hand deliver documents. You need never leave Havering - our conveyancers will talk you through the process via phone and email, and everything works just as smoothly as it would if we were just down the road.
Online Conveyancing in Havering
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Havering, Rainham, Upminster and all sorts of other places, having first found us via our website.
After that, the relationship between you and your conveyancer is the same as any other. We have the same professional obligations towards you, and deal with your conveyancing file in the same way.
It might feel like online conveyancing because you can talk to us through email on your computer, but really it is proper conveyancing.
Search Fees in Havering
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Haveringand all over the country, knowing that we will get a product we're happy with and which we know is properly insured and protects your interests.
What is the process to instruct us for your conveyancing?
First, fill in our conveyancing quote form for conveyancing in Havering. You can find the links at the top of this page.
Our helpful conveyancing support team will then guide you through the initial stages, and once your conveyancing file is opened your Havering conveyancing solicitor and their small team will deal with the legal side of the conveyancing transaction.
You'll be given direct contact details for your conveyancing lawyers and they'll keep in touch with you every step of the way.
Whether you're moving to Havering or away from Havering to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in Havering
Our fees are transparent and, so long as the situation does not change (for example so long as your property doesn't turn out to be leasehold when we thought it was freehold) the fee we quote is the fee you will be charged.
We don't add extras on for things like photocopying, postage, or the like. Those are our overheads and we don't pass them on to you.
All our conveyancing fees are dependent on the nature and value of the transaction, so we naturally charge a bit more for more complicated and high value work. However, the fee charged will be the same for a customer in Newcastle as it would be for someone in London, or indeed in Havering.
There are some aspects of our conveyancing fees which we can't change. Fees charged by other bodies such as HM Land Registry, or by HMRC for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) are out of our control.
Introduction to Havering is a borough in East London. It is a relatively large area, making up a formidable part of Outer London. The population of the borough is 245,974 as of mid-2014, and it covers an area of 43.35 square miles. Like many London boroughs, Havering was formed in 1965 through a collaboration of the former areas of Romford and Hornchurch.
However, much of Havering's development came in the late end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st, as a result of London Underground development in the area, as well as commercial expansion through the development of nearby areas, notably the Lakeside Shopping Centre, which was opened in 1990.
Other notable locations in the borough include 'the diver', a sculpture created by John Kaufman, resembling a large diver. It is the only standing sculpture in the Thames, and is in place to resemble the population working in dangerous and difficult conditions.
It often attracts visitors. The Liberty Shopping Centre is also of formidable size, and there are an array of museums and theatres which attract visitors from all over, such as Romford Market and Upminster Windmill. Visitors may also come to visit the various sports teams, including Romford Football club and Romford Raiders Ice Hockey team.
Housing in the area has a constant pattern of 'garden suburbs', making the area idyllic, and on top of this there are a variety of parks and open spaces.
Accessibility in the area is easy; the M25 motorway forms part of the borough's boundary, and both the A12 and A13 roads are nearby as well. The London Underground's District Line serves the borough, with notable stations such as Hornchurch and Upminster. The London, Tilbury and Southend railway also passes through. Due to the accessibility to the major roads, 31.8% of the population between 16-74 drive to work, according to the 2011 census.