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You can try and find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Abbey Wood but be careful as you may get what you pay for.

5 reasons to let us help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Abbey Wood

  • 1 The practices shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Abbey Wood
  • 3 Abbey Wood solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Abbey Wood conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your home move
  • 4 On the balance of probabilities the the conveyancers for the other party are located in Abbey Wood - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational
  • 5 Using a a family Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your conveyancing is dealt with by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Abbey Wood since March 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Abbey Wood

Why would one appoint a Abbey Wood conveyancing company when online alternatives are more affordable?

By all means make sure that you shop around for conveyancing costs in Abbey Wood and you should seek an affordable fee calculation but don’t expend your energy sourcing the cheapest Abbey Wood conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a smooth and a distressing home move. You need to ensure that you have expert guidance from a trusted lawyer. Emails can't replace a phone conversation and can never replicate a one to one meeting. Our partner firms will allocate you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can deal with your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of personalised service that you rarely receive from an web based conveyancer. Our lawyers will update you on progress making sure that you are regularly updated. If you ever need to phone the firm you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll ensure you are kept fully informed.

My aunt passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Abbey Wood. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £5k. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Nationwide, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?

If you plan to refinance then Nationwide will insist on your using a conveyancer on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Nationwide conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Nationwide mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that may affect a commercial site in Abbey Wood?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Abbey Wood will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Abbey Wood. The search result sets out 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 Abbey Wood.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Abbey Wood 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 can cause delays to Abbey Wood commercial conveyancing transactions as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Abbey Wood.

I am selling my property. My previous conveyancers has retired. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Abbey Wood if that makes things easier.

Please use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Abbey Wood. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

My partner has recommend that I instruct his conveyancing solicitors in Abbey Wood. Do I follow his advice?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Abbey Wood conveyancing lawyer the best way to choose a conveyancing lawyer is to seek recommendations from friends or family who have experience in using the firm that you are contemplating using.

We have just discovered that one of the directors of the firm undertaking the purchase conveyancing in Abbey Wood is is the father of the seller. Is this acceptable?

On the basis that there is no conflict of interest this is permitted. If you are needing a mortgage then the bank may have a say as many lenders have specific requirements on this. For example for Barclays plc as of 26/6/2022, the requirements read as follows :

1.15- May your firm act if the person dealing with the transaction or a member of his immediate family is the borrower?

Yes, in the circumstances stated in 1.15 of Part 1 of the Handbook provided there is no conflict of interest.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Abbey Wood

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Abbey Wood with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Toltops Solicitors, 41 Manton Road, Greenwich, London, London, SE2 0JE
  • A O & Associates Solicitors, 51 Lakedale Road, London, London, SE18 1PR
  • Aa & Co Solicitors, 60 A Plumstead High Street, Plumstead, London, SE18 1SL
  • Margaret Olusegun, 3 The View, London, Bexley, SE2 0DX
  • Bloomfield Solicitors, The Thames Innovation Centre, 2 Veridion Way, Erith, Kent, DA18 4AL

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Abbey Wood regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Abbey Wood but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG
  • Suriya & Douglas, Suite B, 7th Floor, Charter House, IG1 1UF
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA

Planning law solicitors in Abbey Wood regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Abbey Wood specialising in planning law. This should include advice on special planning controls
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • Abdullah Solicitors, 56 Mansfield Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3BD

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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