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Conveyancing in Epping

Sitting in southern England, Epping is a market town in the county of Essex. Despite being relatively rural, it has great transport links with London, meaning there’s a booming property market in the area. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’ve been developing our knowledge of local markets since 2001, allowing us to bring a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service to our clients in Epping.

When buying or selling property in Epping, you need to instruct property lawyers to carry out the legal work on your behalf.

My Home Move Conveyancing offers our clients in Epping an award winning level of customer service, innovative use of technology and intimate knowledge of the local market. Our professional, friendly conveyancing service comes with no hidden extra costs to worry about. You can budget for exactly how much you’re going to pay from the outset when we act as your Epping conveyancers, and if you don’t end up completing for some reason, you won’t have to pay us a thing.

We’ll assign you a dedicated conveyancer who will take care of all aspects of your case from start to finish, providing you with a consistent point of contact and regular progress updates. At My Home Move Conveyancing we provide our conveyancing services in Epping to assist in the purchase of a variety of homes across the area, including in the town centre, near the tube station and by Bell Common.

Local statistics

The average house price in Essex is £295,810, while the overall average sale price in Epping over the last year was much higher than this at £543,813. Most sales in this period involved terraced properties, which went for an average of £539,493. Flats sold for £347,355, and semis for £545,069.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Epping Forest District Council. They can be contacted on 01992 564 000 or at the following address:

Epping Forest District Council
Civic Offices
323 High Street
Epping
Essex

The local area

Mentioned as Epinga in the Domesday Book of 1086, Epping was granted a weekly market by King Henry III in 1253, which helped to establish the town as a centre for trade. Considerable development had taken place by the early 19th century, but Epping still retains a rural feel, despite being the terminus for the London Underground’s Central line. Surrounded by Epping Forest and working farmland, Epping is a lovely place to live, and has plenty of modern amenities such as shops, bars and restaurants to satisfy the locals.

The fabulous access to London is a huge draw for many who choose to live in Epping, with direct tube services taking around 50 minutes to get all the way to Oxford Circus in Central London. The M25 motorway passes to the south of Epping, while the M11 is relatively close by to the east, giving the town incredible road access too. When you want to go on holiday, Stansted Airport is just over 15 miles away, and can be reached in less than half an hour by car.

There are some very good schools in the area for families to take into account, including Ivy Chimneys Primary, Epping Primary and Epping Upland CofE at primary level. The only secondary school in the town itself is Epping St John’s, although there’s a number of alternatives in nearby Loughton, including Debden Park High and Epping Forest College.

Town is split between parishes. Figures are for the Epping Town parish, which the largest portion of the area falls under.

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,133.89

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,322.88

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,511.86

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,700.84

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£2,078.80

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,456.77

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,834.73

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£3,401.68

About us

Established in 2001, we exclusively deal with the legal side of moving home. Last year alone, through our experienced conveyancers, we helped nearly 50,000 customers have a hassle-free experience. We are a truly national company, having completed transactions in each of the 109 postcode areas in England and Wales.

Our promise to you…

We understand that moving house can be stressful. So we make sure everything we do makes the process as easy and efficient as possible. We’ll give you an all inclusive fixed quote from the start so there won’t be any surprises. The price only changes if your instructions do.

You’ll have access to our unique, easy to use, online case management service to track your case. And dedicated conveyancing experts who’ll be on hand to guide you through the whole process.

We know you’re busy, so we’re open 8am until 8pm most weekdays, and open at weekends too!

Finally, if your move falls through, through no fault of your own, we won’t charge you a penny in legal fees.

Multiple industry awards

See why our unique conveyancing service (My Home Move and its wholly owned law firm) has been recognised as an industry leading, award-winning conveyancing company.

Best Legal Services Provider

Future of Legal Services Innovation

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Best Conveyancing Provider

National Conveyancing Firm of the Year

Best Legal Services Provider

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What's involved

Once you have your offer accepted, it’s time to get the ball rolling on legally transferring the ownership to you. Here’s how we do things at My Home Move Conveyancing.

First, your estate agents will send us a copy of the Memorandum of sale, which provides the details of the property, the amount offered and the name of the sellers and buyers and their conveyancers. You will be asked to complete your details and provide to us your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill.

Read our Home Buying Process guide

If you are selling a house, you will need a Conveyancer to act for you – that’s where we come in!

You will be asked by us to complete your details and provide your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill. You will also be asked to fill in a Property Information form including some specific details about the property, its boundaries, any alterations to the property etc. If you have any additional paperwork such as planning permissions or notices, then these will be required by us to send with the contract papers. We will also ask you to complete a Fixtures, Fittings and Contents form to say what you will be taking and leaving behind. If the property is leasehold, you will be asked for information about who you pay ground rent and services charges to…

Read our Home Selling Process guide

After we have received your instructions to act we will check the legal issues and title to your property to ensure it offers a satisfactory security for your new lender, as this is the essence of a mortgage.

We will also check the amounts outstanding on any current mortgage registered on the property as these will have to be repaid at completion. The amounts will be confirmed with you.

Usually, we will not carry out Local, Drainage or Mining (if appropriate) searches as we will put in place an insurance which will protect your lender. This is less expensive for you and quicker. Some lenders still require that searches are made and will not rely on insurance. If this is the case the searches will have to be made and the cost will show on the Financial Statement sent to you.

At about the same time that you receive your Mortgage Offer we receive a copy together with the lender’s instructions to act for them. We will consider the Offer to ensure that we do those things required of us as the solicitors and to check what other conditions have to be satisfied.

We will then send you the Mortgage Deed to sign and any other documentation that may be required by your lender. We shall need to have this back from you as soon as possible and certainly by the day before we complete. Otherwise there will be a delay.

You need to check that the Mortgage Offer is acceptable to you. For example, is the mortgage amount and mortgage product correct? Is it the correct method of repayment? Are there any early repayment fees?

We target a completion date for 7 days after we receive our copy of the Mortgage Offer but our being able to complete depends on the terms of the Offer and any peculiarities of your transaction.

If the new mortgage amount is less than the amount we have to pay to your existing lender, we will ask for the difference from you, before the completion date.

Following completion we deal with the registration formalities to ensure the mortgage security is perfected for your lender and any deeds will then be sent to your lender for safe-keeping.

Note – If your property is leasehold, we also:

Request your landlord to confirm that all ground rent, service charges and insurance premiums (if applicable) have been paid to date and that there is no known breach of the lease.

Have to approve the wording of the lease.

Have to serve on the landlord a notice of discharge of your existing mortgage and a notice that a new mortgage has been given to your new lender.

Read our Remortgaging Process guide

Get in touch

Quotation Team

If you would like to discuss a quotation you have received please call our Quotation Team on

0333 234 4425

Monday - Tuesday

9am

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7pm

Wednesday - Friday

9am

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5pm

Conveyancing Team

If you would like to speak to someone about your case please call our Conveyancing Team on

0333 234 4396

Monday - Thursday

8am

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8pm

Friday

8am

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7pm

Saturday

9am

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4pm

Sunday

10am

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3pm