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5 reasons to use our service to help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Bermondsey

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located many miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Bermondsey
  • 2 Bermondsey solicitors are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 3 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Bermondsey regularly deal withlocal concerns peculiar to Bermondsey and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 4 Bermondsey solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Bermondsey home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 You can gain comfort when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Bermondsey has a number to pick from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Bermondsey since August 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bermondsey

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Bermondsey even if I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for instance where I wish to buy a shop in Bermondsey with a mortgage from Coventry Building Society?

Our comparison service is mainly utilised to select residential conveyancing solicitors in Bermondsey but we have listed towards the end of this page a selection of Bermondsey commercial conveyancing firms. You should enquire with the solicitors directly to check if they can also act for Coventry Building Society

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that may impact a commercial premises in Bermondsey?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Bermondsey will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers spend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Bermondsey. The report 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 Bermondsey.

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

4 months have elapsed following my purchase conveyancing in Bermondsey took place. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the property from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Bermondsey is the location of the property. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Bermondsey are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Bermondsey you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Bermondsey may ascertain 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 premises.

Should I use a Bermondsey conveyancing lawyer who is local to the property I am purchasing? An old friend can deal with the legal formalities but her office is over three hundred kilometers away.

The benefit of a local Bermondsey conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to sign paperwork, deliver your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local Bermondsey know how is a benefit. However nothing is more important than finding 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 Bermondsey conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being local.

Back In 2003, I bought a leasehold house in Bermondsey. Conveyancing and Coventry Building Society mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing practitioner in Bermondsey who acted for me is not around. What should I do?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that this person is in fact the new freeholder. It is not necessary to incur the fees of a Bermondsey conveyancing firm to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for a few pound. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

I have given up trying to purchase the freehold in Bermondsey. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?

if there is a missing freeholder or if there is dispute about what the lease extension should cost, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to judgment on the sum to be paid.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Bermondsey residence is 1-41 Royal Tower Lodge 40 Cartwright Street in April 2013. the tribunal adding the agreed value of capitalised ground rents and the reversion the price to be paid for the freehold was £1,187,000 This case related to 41 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 107 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Bermondsey regulated by the SRA

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

  • Nelsons, 9 Bell Yard Mews, London, SE1 3UY
  • Bond Dickinson Llp, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU
  • Cranelaw Nominees Limited, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU
  • Gowling Wlg (uk) Llp, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU
  • Laytons Solicitors Llp, 5th Floor, 2 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AP

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Bermondsey

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Bermondsey specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Nelsons, 9 Bell Yard Mews, London, SE1 3UY
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Llp, 3 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AQ
  • Bond Dickinson Llp, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU
  • Gowling Wlg (uk) Llp, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU
  • Laytons Solicitors Llp, 5th Floor, 2 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AP

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

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Bermondsey but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG

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

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