By working with our conveyancing solicitors in Maidstone and Kent, we can offer a service which makes your next property move as stress and hassle free as possible.
Kent and its vibrant selection of towns, cities and rural areas have a huge attraction to people as a place to settle, especially with its proximity to London, great commuter networks and also its readily accessible links to mainland Europe. Therefore, it is understandable as to why people choose a home here. Our conveyancing solicitors in Maidstone and Kent are on hand to help you with your next property transaction.
At Express Conveyancing, we work hand in hand with a panel of conveyancing solicitors around the UK who have the knowledge, skills and qualifications required to guide you through the legal side of your property transaction no matter how complex it may appear.
We offer no completion, no fee on our transactions meaning that you will not be out of pocket should your transaction fall through. Please note, in the interests of transparency, that and incurred third party disbursements will be payable and our no completion no fee is limited to a first abortive transaction, however we work hard to prevent you being out of pocket at any stage. The cost of conveyancing solicitors in Maidstone matters to us and so we work to ensure the most cost-effective service and value for money for you.
All firms are regulated either by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) or the Council for Licenced Conveyancers (CLC) so you have the peace of mind that we are the right people for the job.
Our friendly, professional and expert team of Conveyancing solicitors Maidstone are on hand to discuss your individual circumstances and provide you with a transparent and itemised quotation.
Each client instructing through Express Conveyancing will have full and direct contact with your conveyancer. In addition, you will have an Express Case Manager on hand to guide you through the process and get things moving should this be required.
We handle the vast majority of conveyancing transactions, for both residential and commercial properties. We also specialise in property sold via auction and in addition land transactions.
So, if you are planning a residential or commercial property move, sale, purchase, refinance, contact our specialist team of conveyancing solicitors in Kent and Maidstone today.
The town of Maidstone is in central Kent and has been the official and legal centre of Kent since the 18th Century. Maidstone is approximately 38 miles from central London and the river Medway runs through its very centre. Our Maidstone solicitors conveyancing have found that Maidstone and the wide county of Kent are popular commuter locations for those working in London.
There is evidence of settlements dating right back to the Mesolithic era in Maidstone. Archaeological evidence has been found of Prehistoric animals, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Saxon settlements in and around the town. Maidstone was granted a royal charter in 1549, however lost and regained it’s title several times over the years.
Still today, Maidstone is known as a major agricultural market town due to the prevalence of orchards, hops growing and vineyards in the area. Maidstone’s industrial heritage lies in brewing and papermaking industries. The latter of which are known locally as “treacle mines”.
Local stonework which features in the architecture of Maidstone and the county of Kent comes from the mining of local limestone known as Kentish Ragstone. This beautiful stone was also used in the building of Hampton Court, Eton College and the Tower of London. If the property you are considering purchasing falls under a listed building category, you may need to factor this into the cost of conveyancing solicitors in Maidstone. Regardless of the specifics of your property transaction our Conveyancing solicitors Maidstone are on hand to help you.
Kent is a county in the Southeast of England and known fondly as the “Garden of England”. As the 10th largest county in England, Kent is bordered by Greater London, Surrey, East Sussex and Essex. This makes its towns ideal commuter places for those looking for an escape from the busy urban life of London. Our conveyancing solicitors in Kent are perfectly located to help with your next property transaction
Whilst house prices in Kent are slightly higher than the UK’s average, houses generally are more affordable than in other counties neighbouring London, such as Surrey, Berkshire and Hertfordshire.
Kent is made up of 13 distinct districts, each with its own administrative town. Each district has its own attraction for residents and very much depends on what you are looking for when choosing where to settle. Our conveyancing solicitors in Maidstone and Kent are fully experienced at handling all property types so no matter where you chose to settle, we are able to help progress things in the most efficient way possible.
Ashford: Sitting approximately 61 miles from central London, this market town has become an important commercial and cosmopolitan area thanks to the arrival of the Ashford International Railway station in the 1990’s
Canterbury: The beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury is approximately 54 miles from London and has strong religious connections with the Anglican Church. As UNESCO world heritage site, average house prices are higher than other areas in Kent, however there are still affordable options for those looking to live here. Our conveyancing solicitors in Canterbury can provide a unique view on owning property in Canterbury and are also on hand to guide sellers through any complexities presented by a prospective purchaser’s enquiries. Whether the property in question is a character property or a modern residence, our conveyancing solicitors in Canterbury have the experienced required.
Dartford: At only 18 miles from central London, Dartford is prime commuter territory and so yields a higher property price ticket that other areas in Kent further from the capital. Dartford is also home to the infamous Dartford Crossing with tunnel and Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.
Dover: Dover is perhaps the district in Kent which is farthest from London, at around 78 miles from the capital. Dover is also home to one of England’s main ferry ports with direct views of France over the Strait of Dover and English Channel. Both of these factors, mean our Maidstone solicitors conveyancing have found Dover to be one of the most affordable places to live in the county. Perhaps most notable as being home to the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, must of the cliff and coastline is protected by the National Trust. The cliffs themselves consist of chalk and flint and go hand in hand with some conservation considerations. Our conveyancing solicitors in Dover are ready to help you understand any implications of owning a property here. In addition, whilst having ready access to the continent, some of these increased transport networks have added complexities to homeowners and our conveyancing solicitors in Dover can help here also.
Folkestone and Hythe: As the most south easterly district of Kent, Folkestone and Hythe is one of the three coastal districts in the county. Until 2018 the district was known as Shepway. Most residents live in the districts coastal towns and villages. Folkestone is also the location for the Eurotunnel which has numerous crossings to Calais in France each day, which contributes to the economy and employment opportunities of the area.
Gravesham: The district of Gravesham and its largest and administrative town of Gravesend lie approximately 30 miles from Central London offer a good selection of housing for differing budgets within a good commuter distance of the capital.
Medway: This is the only Kent district to also be a conurbation and was included in the major regeneration schemes under the title Thames Gateway Scheme. Medway is also home to numerous universities which collaborate together as the Universities at Medway. As one of the more popular areas to purchase a property, our conveyancing solicitors in Medway are experienced at handling all types of property sale, purchase and remortgages. We also have a team of new build conveyancing solicitors in Medway experienced at handling different properties which are part of regeneration schemes.
Sevenoaks: At only 21 miles from Central London, the Sevenoaks district attracts the highest average house price of all the Kent districts. It is a very popular commuter area and features good schools, shops and other leisure activities required for a growing family.
Swale: Named after the thin strip of sea separating mainland Swale from the Isle of Sheppey, Swale is home to a section of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty known as Kent Downs. Swale is predominately rural in nature and is home to much of the counties fruit orchards and hops growth.
Thanet: Thanet is the most north eastern coastal district of Kent. Well known seaside towns in this district are Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs. The climate here is reflective of being surrounded by the sea on all bar one side. This results in much milder winters and dry, warm summers than other parts of the UK.
Tonbridge and Malling: Formed in 1974, Tonbridge and Malling is a mixture of urbanisation in the districts large towns and rural agriculture. The borough is also home to a large number of historical sites and listed buildings such as 8 churches all awarded the highest Grade I listing. Much of the county’s hop growing history can be seen and provides a source of attraction for tourists visiting the area.
Tunbridge Wells: As another popular residential location the county of Kent, our conveyancing solicitors in Tunbridge Wells are experienced at handling all manner of property law. The borough of Tunbridge Wells is home to a town awarded Royal patronage in 1909 by King Edward VII. The borough itself is made up of two main areas, the North Weald area which heralds from ancient iron workings in the area and the Weald Clay plain which has large areas of orchards and roots in hop growing. These historical features of the landscape can give rise to different results in property searches, our conveyancing solicitors in Tunbridge Wells are experienced at identifying and explaining these