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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in East Dulwich

I need some fast conveyancing in East Dulwich as I have pressure to complete in less than 3 weeks. Luckily I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are are a mortgage free purchaser you are at free not to do searches although no conveyancer would advise that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in East Dulwich the following are instances of what can be revealed and therefore affect market value: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Railway Schemes,...

I decided to have a survey done on a house in East Dulwich ahead of retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. My surveyor has said that some banks will not grant a mortgage on such a premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in East Dulwich. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

We're first time buyers - agreed a price, yet the estate agent advised that the vendor will only proceed if we use the agent's recommended solicitors as they need an ‘expedited deal’. Our preferred option is to instruct a local conveyancer accustomed to conveyancing in East Dulwich

We suspect that the owner is not behind this requirement. If they want ‘a quick sale', alienating a motivated buyer is counter productive. Try to communicate with the sellers directly and make the point that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you intend to use your own,trusted East Dulwich conveyancing firm - not the ones that will earn their negotiator at the agency a introducer fee or hit his conveyancing figures set by corporate headquarters.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to finding a East Dulwich conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

When appointing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a East Dulwich conveyancing practice) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We suggest that you speak with two or three firms including non East Dulwich conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be of use:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in East Dulwich who can give a testimonial?

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord for a lease extension without getting anywhere. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such issues? Can you recommend a East Dulwich conveyancing firm to act on my behalf?

in cases where there is a absentee landlord or if there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to arrive at the premium.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a East Dulwich residence is Flat 1 40-42 Ewelme Road in August 2012. the Tribunal assessed the premium for the lease extension in the sum of £11,800 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 61.81 years.

After what seems like an age I have had an offer on an apartment in East Dulwich agreed to, but there is a chain. The owners have put an offer on on an apartment, however it’s not yet tied up, and are looking at other flats booked. I have chosen a nearby conveyancing solicitor in East Dulwich. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage application with Yorkshire BS going with Yorkshire BS?

It is understandable to have anxieties where there is an associated chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (home loan application is in the region of £1k, then survey, East Dulwich conveyancing search charges, etc). First, you must ensure that your solicitor is on the Yorkshire BS approved list. Concerning the next stages this very much dictated by the specifics of your transaction, desire for this property and on the state of the market. During a hot market many buyers will apply for the mortgage with Yorkshire BS and arrange for the survey and only if it was satisfactory would they request their conveyancer to press on with the conveyancing in East Dulwich.

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