I instructed a high street lawyer for my conveyancing in Abbey Wood today. Upon checking the Terms I seeI am on the hook for fees even if the sale doesn't happen. Would I be best advised to use an on-line conveyancing company offering no completion no cost conveyancing in Abbey Wood?
It is usually a trade off in that if "No Completion No Fee" is available then the fee levels will tend to be be higher to offset those transactions that do not go ahead. Also remember that such deals rarely protect you from disbursements for example Abbey Wood conveyancing search expenses.
I require quick conveyancing in Abbey Wood as I have an ultimatum to exchange contracts within 2 weeks. Thankfully I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?
As you are not taking a mortgage you are at free not to do searches although no law firm would recommend that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Abbey Wood the following are examples of issues that can arise and adversely affect future mortgageability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...
I used Action Conveyancing several years past for my conveyancing in Abbey Wood. Now, I need my documents however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Abbey Wood of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I am one month into a residential purchase having been directed to conveyancers by the estate agent to handle our conveyancing in Abbey Wood. I am am extremely disappointed with the quality of service. Could you help me find new solicitors?
A conveyancer would need to be very poor to suggest changing them. Has the mortgage been generated? If so you need to advise them of the replacement solicitor and ensure the offer are issued to the new lawyers. The solicitor ideally should be on the banks approved list to avoid supplemental charges and frustration. That should be your starting point. The search tool can assist you in finding a lender approved conveyancer for your home move in Abbey Wood
I own a leasehold flat in Abbey Wood. Conveyancing and Barclays Direct mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1992. The conveyancing solicitor in Abbey Wood who acted for me is not around. What should I do?
The first thing you should do is make enquiries of HMLR to be sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. It is not necessary to incur the fees of a Abbey Wood conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for a few pound. You should note that regardless, even if this is the legitimate landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.
Following years of correspondence we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Abbey Wood. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?
You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a Abbey Wood conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension case for a Abbey Wood flat is Various @ Colombus Square in January 2012. the Tribunal calculated the premiums to be paid for new leases for each of the flats in Mariners Walk to be £3822 and the premium to be paid for the new lease of 2 Knights Court to be £4439. This case related to 13 flats. The unexpired lease term was 76 years.