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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South East London

We were about to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in South East London endorsed on your site but have come across some other estimates via the web appear cheaper – how come?

There are numerous solicitors marketing what appear to be very low prices. We would encourage you to give due consideration about how important this transaction is to you that want to take 'cheap' risks over the standard of the legal work. Many of them highlight a bargain fee to grab your attention but plant additional charges in the fine print..

My wife and I are purchasing a apartment in South East London. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a lawyer? On completion day we have to deposit our life savings into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our monies?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

My bid for a property was accepted at auction in South East London. Conveyancing is necessary. What happens now?

Having for in every practical sense signed on the dotted line you will need to choose a conveyancing lawyer as a matter of urgency as you are facing a pending a fixed date to complete the purchase. An auction property will ordinarily have a corresponding legal pack. This should include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold property the auction papers may contain a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork pertinent to leasehold premises. You should give this to the conveyancer instructed by you at the earliest opportunity. Do make sure that that you have the requisite funding organised to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

I recently had an offer agreed on an apartment in South East London. My financial adviser pressured me to appoint their conveyancing practitioner. I paid an on account payment of £200. Soon after, the lawyer contacted me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the Co-operative conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Co-operative panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that may impact a commercial premises in South East London?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in South East London will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in South East London. The report provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in South East London.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in South East London it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may cause delays to South East London commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in South East London.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in South East London prior to retaining conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some banks tend refuse to issue a mortgage on such a premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Nationwide. If you call us we can look into this further with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in South East London. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in South East London especially if they are accustomed to such properties in South East London.

My company is planning to take an assignment of a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend solicitors offering no-sale-no costs for non-domestic conveyancing in South East London for less than £2000?

We are happy to recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in South East London, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are looking to purchase or sell a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we will find you the right firm. Regarding the charges these will vary based on the structure and complexity of the deal. Let us have your contact information or telephone us so that we can provide you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.

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