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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Deptford

Our mortgage company has recommended solicitors on their panel based in Deptford but I would rather choose a conveyancing lawyer in Deptford or nearer to where I live. Can you assist?

It is by no means the case that all Deptford conveyancing firms are listed all lender’s conveyancing panel. Do make the most of the above search tool to choose a Deptford conveyancing solicitor on the on the bank panel.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Deptford as I am faced with an ultimatum to exchange contracts inside one month. Fortunately I do not need a mortgage. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not getting a home loan you are at liberty not to do searches although no solicitor would recommend that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in Deptford the following are instances of what can crop up and adversely impact the marketability of the property: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £305k and identified one near me in Deptford I like with open areas and railway links nearby, however it only has 61 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Deptford in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be problematic. Discount the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the property for at least 2 years you could request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor about this.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Deptford for my house move. Can I check a firm’s complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

Members of the public may review published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find details about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded telephone calls for training reasons.

Expecting to sign contracts shortly on a garden flat in Deptford. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they will have a report out to me on Monday. What should I be looking out for?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Deptford should include some of the following:

    Whether the landlord has obligations to ensure rights of quiet enjoyment over your property and do you know what it means in practice? The landlord’s rights to access the premises. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Specifying your legal entitlements in respect of common areas in the block.By way of example, does the lease provide for a right of way over a path or hallways? Whether the lease restricts you from renting out the flat, or having a home office for business Responsibility for repairing the window frames
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Deptford please enquire of your conveyancer in ahead of your conveyancing in Deptford.

I am the leaseholder of a ground-floor 1950’s flat in Deptford. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the amount payable for a lease extension?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Deptford conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Deptford premises is 41 Endwell Road in March 2013. this matter relateed to the acquisition of the freehold of a mid- terraced Victorian house converted into three separate self-contained dwellings. By an order dated 28/11/2012, Deputy District Judge Cole in the Bromley County Court held that the leaseholders were entitled to acquire the freehold and directed that the premium payable be determined by this Tribunal. The Tribunal assessed the premium to be £14,753 This case affected 3 flats. The unexpired term was 80.01 years.

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