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5 reasons to let us assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Battersea

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Battersea is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Battersea lawyers work in partnership with Battersea estate agents, developers, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 3 The practices shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 4 There is a strong possibility the other side’s conveyancers are based in Battersea - if so sets of solicitors are likely to be less confrontational
  • 5 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Battersea are familiar with the local concerns peculiar to Battersea and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Battersea since June 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battersea

What is the optimal way of identifying a freehold conveyancing in Battersea?

First ask relatives whom they would instruct.

Second, look on the web for conveyancing in Battersea. Call a couple or more firms from the list and invite them to send you their conveyancing charges and have a conversation with the lawyer who will conduct the conveyancing prior tomaking your choice.

Third is to use this site to help you find the right solicitors for you based on your personal requirements including location,deadlines, complications and who the proposed mortgage company is. Avoid the trap of appointing ninety nine pound conveyancing in Battersea

Completed the sale of my flat in Battersea last March yet the purchaser is whats apping daily to say her lawyer needs to hear from mysolicitor. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?

Following your sale your lawyer should forward the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. If applicable, your lawyer must also evidence that the home loan has been paid off to the buyers lawyers. There are no post completion steps specific conveyancing in Battersea.

I have just over seventy years unexpired on my lease and require a lease extension for my apartment in Battersea. Conveyancing solicitors on the Virgin panel can deal with such extensions right?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are securing a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Virgin have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 17/9/2019 the requirements read as follows :

85 years at the time of completion. If it's less, we require it to be extended on or before completion.

I am buying a new build apartment in Battersea. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Battersea

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Please supply a car parking plan. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £305k and found one close by in Battersea I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 49 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Battersea in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be problematic. Reduce 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 may ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.

I am using a search engine for the term on line conveyancing in Battersea it reveals many conveyancerslocally. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancer for purchase transaction?

The preferential method of choosing a suitable conveyancer is via trusted recommendation, so seek the opinion of colleagues and those you trust who have bought a property in Battersea or the reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Battersea differ, so it's advisable to obtain at least three costs illustrations from different solicitors. Make sure that you know that the charges are guaranteed not to to be inflated.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Battersea regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Battersea but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Adam Perry & Co, 10 Spaces Business Centre, 15-17 Ingate Place, London, London, SW8 3NS
  • Ferns, 112 Clapham High Street, London, England, SW4 7UJ
  • Waran & Co, 5a Clapham Common South Side, London, SW4 7AA
  • Streathers Clapham Llp, 53 Clapham High Street, London, SW4 7TG
  • Mohabirs Solicitors, 11 Clapham Park Road, London, SW4 7EE

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Battersea

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Battersea practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Adam Perry & Co, 10 Spaces Business Centre, 15-17 Ingate Place, London, London, SW8 3NS
  • Waran & Co, 5a Clapham Common South Side, London, SW4 7AA
  • Streathers Clapham Llp, 53 Clapham High Street, London, SW4 7TG
  • Clapham Law Llp, 9 Bedford Road, Clapham, London, SW4 7SH
  • Pothecary Witham Weld Solicitors, 70 St. Georges Square, London, SW1V 3RD

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Battersea regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Battersea but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

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