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Find a London Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in London? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your London conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in London

We are a couple about to exchange contracts for a leasehold flat in London. We encountered a problem. Our mortgage offer with Aldermore expires on 26/7/2024 but the vendors are suggesting a completion date of 30/7/2024. Can one extend the mortgage expiry date?

The person best placed to address this concern is your lawyer who will hopefully calculate if they should be discussing with the mortgage company, owner’s representatives, selling agents or possibly all parties based on the history of your house move as of today.

I am buying a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in London who is on the Alliance & Leicester conveyancing. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Alliance & Leicester in certain locations such as London. We dont recommend any particular firm.

We are purchasing a house and the lawyer has referenced Chancel Repair for which the house may be liable given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has recommended insurance. Is this strictly appropriate for conveyancing in London

Unless a prior acquisition of the property completed after 12 October 2013 you can take it that conveyancing practitioners carrying out conveyancing in London to continue to recommend a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £235,500 and identified one round the corner in London I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, however it only has 51 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in London in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a short lease?

Should you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be an issue. Reduce the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the premises for at least 2 years you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

How do I use the search facility to get a quote from a conveyancing practitioner in London on the panel for my mortgage?

Step one is to pick a lender such as Barclays , Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Clydesdale then choose your preferred area e.g. London. Conveyancing practices in London and nationally will then be identified.

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