Find a Lender-Approved Local Conveyancer in Abbey Wood

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Reasons to use our Abbey Wood conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 This site is the only site offering you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in Abbey Wood will be carried out by a property lawyer on your lender’s member panel.
  • 2 Solicitor conveyancing firms have valuable personal links with Abbey Wood estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved law firms carrying out conveyancing in Abbey Wood who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 4 Using a high street Solicitor on the whole results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 5 Abbey Wood conveyancing lawyers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Abbey Wood since September 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Abbey Wood

I can't travel far from Abbey Wood. Can you please clarify why all Abbey Wood lawyers are not on all bank panels?

As inequitable as it may appear for banks to restrict who can act for them, from the public’s or solicitor’s viewpoint, the the contrary view is that lending institutions are increasingly anxious and feel it essential to shield themselves from illegal activities. As a consequence of this concern mortgage companies have consolidated their panel of approved conveyancing lawyers to a manageable size.

We see that you have a post code search directory listing firms on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a commission if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Abbey Wood?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Abbey Wood.

We hope to to purchase with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. We have called around locally but am unable to find a Abbey Wood conveyancing firm on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society approved list. Can you assist?

You should make the most of the search tool on this site. Please choose the lender and type Abbey Wood or your location and you will see a number of lawyer offices in Abbey Wood or by proximity to you.

When it comes to mortgage companies such as Co-operative, do Abbey Wood conveyancing practitioners incur a yearly amount to be on the conveyancing panel?

We are not aware of any mortgage company fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do charge an administration fee to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel submission.

I currently have a mortgage with Principality for my property in Abbey Wood. Conveyancing has been completed a year ago. In the event that I decide to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Principality?

You must advise Principality prior to letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of Principality’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Principality directly. You need not do this via a Principality conveyancing panel solicitor.

UBS have agreed my mortgage in principle, my bid on a apartment in Abbey Wood has been accepted, what happens next?

The estate agent will want to know who your solicitors are (ensure that the conveyancers are on the lender’s approved list). Telephone UBS or your financial adviser and finalise any relevant paperwork. UBS will appoint a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or seller to book a slot for the valuation to take place. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes approximately a fortnight for the mortgage offer to be issued. UBS will send the offer to you and your conveyancers. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Abbey Wood.

My colleague recommended that if I am buying in Abbey Wood I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is usually included in the estimate for your Abbey Wood conveyancing searches. It is a large report of more than thirty pages, listing and setting out important information about Abbey Wood around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Abbey Wood Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Local Education with maps and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data about Abbey Wood.

I used Arc property Solicitors several years past for my conveyancing in Abbey Wood. I now require my file however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Abbey Wood of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Abbey Wood regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Abbey Wood practicing in commercial conveyancing in Abbey Wood. This could include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Margaret Olusegun, 3 The View, London, Bexley, SE2 0DX
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Gough Clinton & Broom, 104 Bellegrove Road, Welling, Kent, Welling, Kent, DA16 3QD
  • Cook Taylor, 3 Thomas Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6HR

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Abbey Wood regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware 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 practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Abbey Wood with expertise in planning law. This may include advice on compulsory purchases in Abbey Wood
  • 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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