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Find a South East London Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

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

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South East London

I plan on buying residence in South East London. My Conveyancer has never been on on the mortgage company conveyancing list. Can I still use my South East London conveyancing solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the mortgage company panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?

You have numerous choices open to you here

  • Proceed with your preferred South East London lawyer but your lender will no doubt appoint a conveyancing practitioner on their approved panel. This will result in additional cost and potential frustration.
  • Appoint a fresh conveyancer to act in the purchase, making sure they are on the mortgage company conveyancing panel.
  • Convince your conveyancing practitioner to apply to join the mortgage company panel

We are about to sign contracts for a ground floor flat in South East London. We encountered a problem. Our mortgage offer with Bank of Ireland expires on 13/12/2018 but the vendors are insisting on a completion date of 17/12/2018. Can one prolong the loan offer?

The best person to deal with your concern is your conveyancer who will assess whether he or she is corresponding with the mortgage broker, seller’s representatives, property agents or indeed all parties given the history of your house move as of today.

I am using a search engine for the term cheap conveyancing in South East London it reveals numerous property lawyerslocally. How do I determine which is the suitable conveyancer for me?

The ideal way of finding the right conveyancer is via personal recommendation, so enquire of colleagues and family who have bought a property in South East London or the reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in South East London differ, so it's sensible to secure a minimum of three fee calculations from varying types of property lawyers. Be sure to secure confirmation what costs in the quote includes.

I only have 68 years remaining on my lease in South East London. I need to extend my lease but my landlord is absent. What should I do?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the magistrate. You will be obliged to prove that you have done all that could be expected to locate the lessor. In some cases an enquiry agent would be helpful to try and locate and to produce an expert document to be accepted by the court as proof that the landlord can not be located. It is wise to seek advice from a solicitor in relation to investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the application to the County Court overseeing South East London.

Following months of dialogue we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in South East London. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Where there is a missing freeholder or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the LVT to calculate the price.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a South East London property is 20 Avonwick Road in July 2013. The Tribunal was dealing with an application under Section 26 of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 for a determination of the freehold value of the property. It was concluded that the price to be paid was Fifteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Seventy (£15,970) divided as to £8,200 for Flat 20 and £7,770 for Flat 20A This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 73.26 years.

If instructed can a conveyancer remove someone from the title of my home in South East London ?

Removing or adding someone to the title of your home is relatively straightforward. You’ll need to appoint a property lawyer to discuss your legal rights before you can proceed with a transfer of property. Contact us to book a free consultation with one a property lawyer

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