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Belvedere Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of cases in Belvedere that are buy to let is 53%
  • 2 72% freehold and 28% leasehold conveyancing in Belvedere for this year to date
  • 3 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £4,942
  • 4 58 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Belvedere
  • 5 Average time frame of 24 days for registration of title in Belvedere

Examples of recent conveyancing in Belvedere since April 2019*

Sale

of house premises, Upper Park Road, DA17 6EN completing on 26/04/2019 at a price of £340,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Sale

of apartment Upper Holly Hill Road DA17 6JG, at sale sum of £232,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of detached residence premises, Upper Abbey Road, DA17 5AJ completing on 24/05/2019 at a price of £338,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of terraced residence, Upper Holly Hill Road, DA17 6HJ completing on 25/04/2019 at a price of £265,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Belvedere

Can I be sure that the Belvedere conveyancing solicitor on the Bank of Ireland panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Belvedere getting recommendations is a good starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always suggest that you speak with the lawyer conducting your conveyancing.

Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Virgin Money. Belvedere conveyancing lawyers have been chosen. How long does it take for Virgin Money to issue the offer to the conveyancing practitioner?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Virgin Money conducted the valuation? Have you advised Virgin Money as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Belvedere off the council. I have a mortgage agreed with UBS. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with UBS, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the UBS conveyancing panel.

My wife and I are selling our home in Belvedere and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a risk of it being constructed land that was not decontaminated. Any high street Belvedere lawyer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the buyers are using a web based conveyancing practice rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Belvedere. Having lived in Belvedere for 5 years we know of no issue. Do we get in touch with our local Authority to get clarification need.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing solicitor already. Are they able to advise? You should check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same sickness)

About to purchase a new build apartment in Belvedere. Conveyancing is daunting 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 legal work.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Belvedere

    Please supply a car parking plan. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Belvedere and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Belvedere. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Belvedere area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Belvedere. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

Am I better off to use a Belvedere conveyancing lawyer based in the area that I am hoping to buy? An old friend can perform the legal formalities but they are based 200miles drive away.

The benefit of a high street Belvedere conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to sign paperwork, hand in your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local Belvedere know how is a benefit. That being said it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If you know people who instructed your friend and the majority were content that must outweigh using an unfamiliar Belvedere conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being local.

I cannot visit my Belvedere conveyancing practitioners office to execute documents connected to my conveyancing in Belvedere – will this be an issue?

No. Belvedere conveyancing lawyers can conduct conveyancing transactions for clients throughout the rest of the country. It is not necessary for you to be able to meet your lawyer in the flesh at a Belvedere conveyancers office. Almost all conveyancing practitioner can undertake everything via post, email, telephone and fax.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Belvedere regulated by the SRA

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

  • Margaret Olusegun, 3 The View, London, Bexley, SE2 0DX
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Richard R Thomas Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG
  • Stephen J Burton Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG
  • Andrew J Robertson Limited, C/o T G Baynes, Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Belvedere

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

  • Margaret Olusegun, 3 The View, London, Bexley, SE2 0DX
  • Bloomfield Solicitors, The Thames Innovation Centre, 2 Veridion Way, Erith, Kent, DA18 4AL
  • Dorcas Funmi & Co, 12 Brook Street, Erith, Kent, DA8 1JQ
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Caroline Mathews Solicitors, 57 Perry Street, Crayford, Dartford, Kent, DA1 4RB

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Belvedere regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Belvedere 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

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

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