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  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Addiscombe
  • 2 Our site is the first site offering you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Addiscombe will be carried out by a solicitor on your lender’s member panel.
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  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Addiscombe are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Addiscombe and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 Addiscombe conveyancers have a significant edge when it comes to Addiscombe conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your sale or purchase

Examples of recent conveyancing in Addiscombe since March 2022*

Sale

of apartment Effingham Road CR0 3NE, at purchase price of £290,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of semi property, Bynes Road, CR2 0PS completing on 21/03/2022 at a price of £380,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges

Purchase

of flat Harold Road SE19 3PL, acquired for £345,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties

Sale

of terraced residence, Boxwood Way, CR6 9SB completing on 18/03/2022 at a price of £475,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Addiscombe

My husband and I are acquiring a newly built apartment in Addiscombe and my conveyancer is advising me that she has to the mortgage company to reveal incentives from the developer. I am under pressure to sign contracts and I would rather not delay deal. Is my lawyer right?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your conveyancer. A precondition to being on a bank panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

Should lawyers request an advanced payment for my conveyancing in Addiscombe?

If you are buying a property in Addiscombe your solicitor will request that you to provide them with funds to cover the search fees. Ordinarily this is requested to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any down payment is as part of the total price then this will be asked for shortly prior to exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is needed will be payable shortly before completion.

Should commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that could affect a commercial property in Addiscombe?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Addiscombe will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Addiscombe. The search result 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 Addiscombe.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Addiscombe it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately can result in delays to Addiscombe commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not ordered for residential conveyancing in Addiscombe.

I have todaydiscovered that Wolstenholmes have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Addiscombe for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I establish that the property is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to see if the property is in your name, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Addiscombe conveyancing specialists.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Addiscombe with a loan from Platform Home Loans Ltd. The builders would not move on the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The sale representative suggested that I not inform my conveyancer about this extras as it could adversely affect my loan with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

When it comes to my conveyancing in Addiscombe should I be charged VAT on the following: (1) Land reg fee on purchase (2) Pre - completion search fee (3) SDLT E submission on purchase (4) Bank TT fee

(1) Land reg fee on purchase - No (2) Pre - completion search fees -No, (such conveyancing searches are HMLR ones and means £4 and possibly £2 bankruptcy per name on your mortgage) (3) SDLT E submission on your purchase - There is no VAT on Stamp Duty. However if the firm is charging a stamp duty e-submission fee as part of their services - some Addiscombe conveyancers do - that will incur VAT(4) Bank transfer fee - Yes it is for the conveyancing practitioner's time in submitting the funds this way.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Addiscombe

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Addiscombe with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Anne Cuthbert Solicitors, 55 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 6PQ
  • Deton Solicitors, 28 Portland Road, South Norwood, London, London, SE25 4PF
  • Haider Kennedy Legal Services Ltd, 25 Station Road, London, SE25 5AH
  • Thomas Sanchez Solicitors Limited, The Lansdowne Building, Lansdowne Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 2ER
  • Ormerods, 45 Friends Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1ED

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Addiscombe regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Addiscombe specialising in commercial conveyancing in Addiscombe. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Anne Cuthbert Solicitors, 55 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 6PQ
  • Ormerods, 45 Friends Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1ED
  • Percy Holt & Nowers, 42 George Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 1NE
  • Mansouri & Son, 37a - 37b High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1QB
  • Cardinal Solicitors, 2nd Floor, 51-53 London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2RF

Planning law solicitors in Addiscombe regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Addiscombe practicing in planning law. This may include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Gowen & Stevens Llp, 5 Mulgrave Chambers, 26-28 Mulgrave Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6LE
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP

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

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