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5 reasons to use our service to help you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Anerley

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often located many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Anerley
  • 2 Using a local Solicitor on the whole results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 3 Anerley conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Anerley home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 4 Anerley lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Anerley conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your sale or purchase
  • 5 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Anerley have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Anerley and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Anerley since December 2018*

Disposal

of terraced residence, Hawthorn Grove, SE20 8LF completing on 10/12/2018 at a price of £375,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: securing official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Acquisition

of apartment Hamlet Road SE19 2AR, acquired for £275,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of apartment Birkbeck Road BR3 4SX, at buying consideration of £244,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title

Sale

of terraced premises, Pleydell Avenue, SE19 2LP completing on 10/12/2018 at a price of £715,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Anerley

Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a search tool with a view to to identify firms on the Loughborough BS conveyancing panel for instance in Anerley?

We are not aware of any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a search facility.

What does a local search inform me regarding the house I am purchasing in Anerley?

Anerley conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company such as Xpress Legal The local search is essential in every Anerley conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject areas.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Anerley. Now, I need my documents however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should call 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 Anerley of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £235,500 and identified one round the corner in Anerley I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, however it's only got 61 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Anerley in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a mortgage that many years will be an issue. Discount the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

All being well we will complete the disposal of our £450,000 garden flat in Anerley next week. The freeholder has quoted £396 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and previous years service charge statements. Is the landlord entitled to charge an administration fee for a flat conveyance in Anerley?

Anerley conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes often involves the buyer’s lawyer submitting questions for the landlord to address. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to answer these enquiries most will be willing to do so. They may invoice a reasonable charge for responding to enquiries or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average fee for the paperwork that you are referring to is over three hundred pounds, in some cases it is in excess of £800. The administration charge required by the landlord must be accompanied by a synopsis of rights and obligations in relation to administration fees, otherwise the invoice is not strictly payable. Reality however dictates that one has little option but to pay whatever is requested of you should you wish to complete the sale of your home.

I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord to extend my lease without success. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such matters? Can you recommend a Anerley conveyancing firm to represent me?

You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a Anerley conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Anerley premises is Flats 55, 67 & 70 Melbourne Court Anerley Road in July 2013. The tribunal calculated that the premium for the extended lease at £48,366.00 for at 55, and £88,329.00 for ats 67 and 70 combined. This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 26.38 years.

Can a conveyancer remove a person from the title of my home in Anerley ?

Removing or adding someone to the title of your house is relatively straightforward. You’ll need to appoint a conveyancing practitioner to discuss your legal rights before you can proceed with a transfer of property. Contact us to book a free consultation with one a conveyancing practitioner

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Anerley regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Anerley with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Anerley. This should include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Charles Clarke & Co, 77 High Street, London, SE20 7HW
  • Ewings & Co, 148 High Street, London, SE20 7EU
  • Kirvan Bond Solicitors, 107 High Street, Penge, London, SE20 7DT
  • Amphlett Lissimore Bagshaws Llp, Greystoke House, 80-86 Westow Street, London, London, SE19 3AF
  • Bennett Welch & Co, Bank Chambers, Westow Hill, London, SE19 1TY

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Anerley regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Anerley but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG

Planning law solicitors in Anerley regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Anerley specialising in planning law. This will likely include advice on compulsory purchases in Anerley
  • 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
  • William Innes, 56 Crescent Lane, London, SW4 9PU
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH

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

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