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Conveyancing solicitors in Sevenoaks

If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Sevenoaks we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Sevenoaks, throughout Kent and all over England, Wales and beyond.

If you are buying a detached house in Sevenoaks, selling a terraced house in Dunton Green , downsizing to a bungalow in Chipstead, or buying to let in Kippington, we can help you with your conveyancing.

Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Sevenoaks?

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 Sevenoaks, drainage and water fees in Kent 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 Sevenoaks. 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 Kent 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 Sevenoaks?

In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Sevenoaks, 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 Sevenoaks or perhaps not even in Kent.

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 Sevenoaks - 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 Sevenoaks

There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Sevenoaks, Dunton Green , Kippington 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 Sevenoaks

Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Sevenoaksand 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 Sevenoaks. 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 Sevenoaks 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 Sevenoaks or away from Sevenoaks to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.

Fees for conveyancing in Sevenoaks

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 Sevenoaks.

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 Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks is a relatively large town located in western Kent, with a population of 29,506. It is classed as a commuter town due to its proximity to London- just 21 miles south-east of Charing Cross.

Despite it having a large commuting population, the town's localised economy is strong. Industries such as finance and business services are dominant, however there is a particularly large industrial area to the north of the town, alongside the A225. Sevenoaks Quarry, a large employer, is also near this area.

In terms of retail, the High Street is one of the focal points, with a range of smaller stores rather than any large department stores. Despite this, it is still very popular. The High Street also provides access to the new Bligh's Shopping Development. The development was opened in 2002 and accommodates even more stores, such as Costa Coffee and Robert Dyas. 

There are two railway stations in the town itself, and a further two on the outskirts. Sevenoaks station is the town's primary station, and through this, one can get frequent services to both London Charing Cross and Blackfriars, via the South Eastern Main Line. The stations on the outskirts do also provide services to London Cannon Street as well.

London can also be accessed from the town through the road network, as the A21 provides links to the M25 London Orbital Motorway.