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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South London

My brother and I have just bought a house in South London. We have noticed several problems with the house which we believe were omitted in the conveyancing searches. What action can we take? Can you clarify the nature of searches that needed to have been conducted for conveyancing in South London?

It is not clear from the question as what problems have arisen and if they are specific to conveyancing in South London. Conveyancing searches and due diligence initiated as part of the legal transfer of property are supposed to help avoid problems. As part of the process, a seller completes a document called a Seller’s Property Information Form. answers provided is misleading, you could possibly take legal action against the vendor for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in South London.

I decided to have a survey done on a house in South London in advance of appointing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor advised that some banks will refuse to issue a loan on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in South London. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in South London especially if they regularly deal with such properties in South London.

How do I identify a South London solicitor on the Santander conveyancing panel? I have wheels and am prepared to travel upto 10kilometers to meet the lawyer.

Feel free to make use of the search on this website. Please select a mortgage company and your location and you will see a number of South London conveyancing lawyers based on proximity. We have listed some South London conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can telephone them to see whether they are on the Santander approved list

Looking forward to sign contracts shortly on a leasehold property in South London. Conveyancing solicitors assured me that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in South London should include some of the following:

    The landlord’s rights to access the flat. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. You need to be advised what counts as a Nuisance in the lease Does the lease require carpeting throughout thus preventing wood flooring? Whether your lease provides for a slush fund? The total extent of the demise. This will be the property itself but could also include a roof area or storage are if applicable.
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in South London please ask your conveyancer in advance of your conveyancing in South London.

Having spent years of dialogue we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in South London. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a South London conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a South London premises is Flat B 10 Grove Avenue in October 2013. Following a vesting order Clerkenwell and Shoreditch County Court 3rd July 2013 The tribunal determines that the premium payable for the lease extension was £36,215.00 This case affected 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 65.21 years.

I need to review costs for conveyancing in South London from various lawyer and decide on one. Am I right to ask them to sit tight until I have found somewhere to acquire.

You should only ask your conveyancing practitioner to commence work and submit searches after the sales memo has been sent by the estate agent particularly as South London conveyancing searches are a couple of hundred pounds.

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