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Main reasons to use our service to assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Bermondsey

  • 1 Bermondsey solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Bermondsey conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your sale or purchase
  • 2 Excellent communication and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Bermondsey property deals can become a lot more complicated because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 3 Bermondsey solicitors work in conjunction with Bermondsey estate agents, developers, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to home movers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 4 This site is the first site that enables you the ability to check that your property ownership legalities in Bermondsey will be conducted by a property lawyer on your bank member panel.
  • 5 Regardless other on-line conveyancers inform you it could be important to visit your solicitor to sign documents. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a homemove without needing to include Royal Mail into the mix.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Bermondsey since April 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bermondsey

Last March we completed a house move in Bermondsey. We have noticed several problems with the property which we suspect were missed in the conveyancing searches. Is there anything we can do? What searches should? have been carried out as part of conveyancing in Bermondsey?

The query is vague as what problems have arisen and if they are relate to conveyancing in Bermondsey. Conveyancing searches and due diligence initiated during the legal transfer of property are supposed to help avoid problems. As part of the process, a property owner answers a questionnaire known as a SPIF. If the information proves to be inaccurate, then you may have a claim against the seller for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in Bermondsey.

We are buying a 3 bedroom semi in Bermondsey. The intention is to carry out a loft conversion at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve checks to ascertain if these alterations are prohibited?

Your conveyancer should review the deeds as conveyancing in Bermondsey will on occasion identify restrictions in the title deeds which prevent certain changes or necessitated the permission of a 3rd party. Certain works need local authority planning consent and approval under the building regulations. Many areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

Two weeks ago we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Nottingham. Bermondsey conveyancing practitioners were appointed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Nottingham?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Nottingham completed the survey? Have you informed Nottingham as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Nottingham conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

Co-operative have agreed my home loan in principle, my bid on a apartment in Bermondsey has been agreed to, now what?

The property agent will wish to know who your solicitors are (ensure that the solicitors are on the lender’s panel). Contact Co-operative or the financial adviser and finalise any outstanding forms. Co-operative will sellect a valuer who will get in contact with the selling agent or owners to book an appointment. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes approximately ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. Co-operative will issue the offer to you and your property lawyers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Bermondsey.

We are intent on selling our house in Bermondsey and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a risk of it being built land that was not decontaminated. A high street Bermondsey lawyer would know this is not the case. It does beg the question why the buyers used a nationwide conveyancing firm rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Bermondsey. We have lived in Bermondsey for 4 years we know that this is a non issue. Do we contact our local Authority to obtain confirmation need.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing solicitor currently acting for you. What do they say? 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 illness)

Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and identified one close by in Bermondsey I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, the downside is that it only has 51 years on the lease. There is not much else in Bermondsey in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a short lease?

Should you require a mortgage that many years will likely be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you may request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.

In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business premises in Bermondsey and how can you help?

The 1954 Act gives security of tenure to commercial lessees, granting the legal entitlement to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of an expired lease. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Bermondsey is one of the hundreds of locations in which our lawyers are based

I am intending to let out my leasehold apartment in Bermondsey. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Do I need to ask my freeholder for permission?

Notwithstanding that your previous Bermondsey conveyancing solicitor is not around you can check your lease to check if you are permitted to let out the property. The rule is that if the deeds are non-specific, subletting is allowed. There may be a precondition that you are obliged to obtain permission from your landlord or other appropriate person in advance of subletting. The net result is that you cannot sublet in the absence of prior permission. Such consent should not be unreasonably refused ore delayed. If the lease prohibits you from subletting the property you will need to ask your landlord for their consent.

Having spent months of dialogue we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Bermondsey. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

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

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Bermondsey property 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 term as at the valuation date 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Bermondsey regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Bermondsey practicing in commercial conveyancing in Bermondsey. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Nelsons, 9 Bell Yard Mews, London, SE1 3UY
  • Quercus Law, Unit 4, 2 Haven Way, London, SE1 3FL
  • Systech Solicitors Limited, Chapter House, 18-20 Crucifix Lane, London, SE1 3JW
  • The Sports Integrity Initiative Ltd, Unit L.f. The Leathermarket, Weston Street, London, SE1 3ER
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Llp, 3 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AQ

Planning law solicitors in Bermondsey regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Bermondsey practicing in planning law. This should include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Llp, 3 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AQ
  • Cranelaw Nominees Limited, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU
  • 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

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