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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in New Eltham

We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in New Eltham listed using your comparison tool but stumbled across alternative quotes via the web appear less pricey – how come?

There are plenty of solicitors advertising theoretically looks to be cut price. We would urge you to think twice about how much you respect your own move to you are willing to be penny wise pound foolish with regard to the standard of the conveyancing. Many of them accentuate a cheap fee to tempt you but plant additional costs in the fine print..

I have been told that property searches are the main reason for obstruction in New Eltham conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released determinations of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the top 10 causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in New Eltham.

Am I right to be wary that 3rd parties that I am dealing with are encouraging me to use a nationwide conveyancing firm as opposed to a local New Eltham conveyancing firm?

As with many professional services, often recommendations from family and friends can be most helpful. But there are numerous parties with a keen interest in a conveyancing transaction; estate agents, financial adviser and mortgage companies might all suggest solicitors to retain. Sometimes these lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as experts in their field, but sometimes there behind the scenes commercial relationship behind the endorsement. You have the right to choose your own lawyer. You need to be aware that many lenders operate an approved list of lawyers you have to use for the mortgage aspect of your home move.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in New Eltham for my house move. Is there any facility to see a firm’s record with the legal regulator?

Members of the public may search for documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations arising from investigations started on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded telephone calls for training requirements.

I have today placed an offer on an apartment in New Eltham and the broker that we are dealing with recommended his conveyancer. She quoted £1000 including VAT and 3rd party costs. Does this sound like a good deal?

Don't just go on 1 quote. You should seek like-for-like quotes for your conveyancing in New Eltham. Then choose one that you are comfortable with and crucially, is on the approved list of the bank that you have applied for a mortgage from.

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