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Reasons to use our Chislehurst conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Using a high street Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in selecting a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 2 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Chislehurst has a number to choose from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Chislehurst is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Experience means that Chislehurst conveyancer have established valuable working relationships with Chislehurst local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in Chislehurst.
  • 5 Personal touch and a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Chislehurst home moves can be made a lot more stressful as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Chislehurst since November 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chislehurst

Is the fact that my conveyancer in Chislehurst is not listed on my lender's solicitor panel that there is a problem with the quality of the firm’s conveyancing?

That would most likely be an incorrect assumption to make. There are plenty of plausible explanations. Just recently a report by the solicitors regulator revealed 76% of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 5 reasons are as follows: (1) lack of transactions (2) the solicitor is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. If you are concerned you should contact the Chislehurst conveyancing firm and enquire why they are no longer on the approved list for your bank.

My conveyancer has identified a defect with the lease for the property we are purchasing in Chislehurst. The other side have suggested defective title insurance as a solution. We are content with insurance and will cover the costs. Our conveyancing practitioner says that he must ensure that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is the bank?

Regardless of the fact that you have a mortgage offer from the mortgage company does not mean to say that the property will meet their conditions for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions. You and the lender are the client. The appropriate lender requirements must be adhered to.

I am assisting my sister sell her property in Chislehurst. Does the conveyancing solicitor order an EPC or it is for the seller to coordinate?

Following the demise of Home Information Packs, EPC’s remained a compulsory part of selling a house. An EPC must be to hand prior to the property being advertised. It is not something that law firms ordinarily organise. If you are instructing a Chislehurst conveyancing practitioner they may be willing to arrange EPC’s due to their contacts with long established local accredited person

I just bought a house at auction in Chislehurst. Conveyancing is needed. What are my next steps?

Now that you have exchanged you now have to retain a conveyancing practitioner quickly as you now have a pending deadline in which to complete the transaction. All auction property will ordinarily have a bespoke legal set of papers. This will likely include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. Where you are dealing with leasehold premises the legal papers may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing documentation specific to a leasehold property. You should pass this on to the conveyancer working for you as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that your finances are organised to complete on the on the contractual date .

I'm spending time looking at houses in Chislehurst and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it sensible to have a solicitor on ‘stand by’? I will be getting a home loan with Santander.

You should start obtaining conveyancing estimates from solicitors ASAP. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their details on to the selling agent. Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Santander, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Santander conveyancing panel.

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

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

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in Chislehurst. Conveyancing and The Mortgage Works mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing solicitor in Chislehurst who previously acted has now retired. What should I do?

First contact HMLR to make sure that this person is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. You do not need to instruct a Chislehurst conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. Rest assured that regardless, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

Following years of dialogue we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Chislehurst. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

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

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Chislehurst property is 70 Andace Park Gardens 133-149 Widmore Road in November 2013. Tribunal determined that the premium payable for the lease extension was £10,052 This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 72 years.

How diverse are the property law services that Chislehurst conveyancing solicitors handle?

Most Chislehurst conveyancing organisations can offer a number of legal advice to home and land owners, vendors, investors, freeholders and tenants which may include:

    House sale conveyancing in Chislehurst or elsewhere in the country Property purchase conveyancing in Chislehurst and throughout England and Wales Planning and boundary enquiries Leasehold conveyancing sales and purchases Auction disposal and purchase conveyancing in Chislehurst or across England and Wales Key worker schemes

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Chislehurst regulated by the SRA

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

  • Pishon Gold Limited, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH
  • Preston Mellor Harrison, 30 High Street, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5AS
  • Klr Solicitors Limited, 63a High Steet, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6DW
  • Renier Gillies Limited, 25 High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6ED
  • Braund & Fedrick, 13 Market Parade, High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6EP

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Chislehurst

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Chislehurst practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Cader Solicitors, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH
  • Pishon Gold Limited, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH
  • Preston Mellor Harrison, 30 High Street, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5AS
  • Renier Gillies Limited, 25 High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6ED
  • Braund & Fedrick, 13 Market Parade, High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6EP

Planning law solicitors in Chislehurst regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Chislehurst specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Chislehurst
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ

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