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  • 1 Solicitor conveyancing lawyers have extremely good personal connections with Battersea estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Notwithstanding what other lawyers may claim it may be necessary to pop into your conveyancer to execute legal papers. There are enough parties involved in a house sale without having to include the postman into the equation.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 Battersea conveyancing lawyers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
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Examples of recent conveyancing in Battersea since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battersea

I was advised yesterday by my mortgage broker that my Battersea property lawyer is not on the mortgage company Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be certain whether this is indeed the case?

The best course of action for you to take is to call your Battersea lawyer directly. You lawyer should inform you what has happened. Where they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a Battersea conveyancing firm that is on the approved list of lawyers for your lender.

I have given 8 weeks notice to my existing landlord and must vacate my rented property in Battersea by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase is underway. Is it possible to complete in a couple of weeks as I wish to avoid having to move into temporary accommodation?

It is unwise to give notice for your tenancy until exchange of contracts has taken place. Assuming that you have not already done so, contact to your solicitor and ask them to they apply pressure on the sellers side, try to get a realistic time scale from them that everyone will work towards

Is it necessary to take out insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when acquiring a house in Battersea?

Unless a prior purchase of the house completed post 12 October 2013 you could assume that conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in Battersea to continue to advocate a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I am buying my first flat in Battersea with the aid of help to buy. The builders would not move on the price so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The property agent advised me not disclose to my lawyer about the deal as it would adversely affect my loan with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder 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.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Battersea is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Battersea are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Battersea you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Battersea may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

Do I need to be concerned by 3rd parties that I am dealing with are recommending a nationwide conveyancing firm rather than a High Street Battersea conveyancing company?

As with many professional services, often suggestions from family and friends can be worth their weight in gold. Nevertheless there are lots of players in a conveyancing transaction; estate agents, mortgage brokers and mortgage companies might all suggest solicitors to appoint. Sometimes the conveyancers might be known to one of the organisations as one of the best in their field, but occasionally there might be a commercial relationship behind the endorsement. You have the right to select your own conveyancer. You need to be aware that the majority of banks have an approved list of law firms you are obliged to use for the lender related work in your transaction.

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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 small selection of solicitors in Battersea with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on wrongful eviction

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Battersea regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Battersea with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Battersea. This could include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Adam Perry & Co, 10 Spaces Business Centre, 15-17 Ingate Place, London, London, SW8 3NS
  • Graftons, 44 Grafton Square, London, London, SW4 0DB
  • 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

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

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