Do the conveyancing solicitors via your comparison service carry out conveyancing in Dulwich by way of an attended exchange?
We do have a number of conveyancing experts carrying out 24hr exchanges. Please call us to receive a costs illustration and details as to dates.
I am considering mortgaging my apartment in Dulwich, does my lawyer have to be on the Santander Solicitor panel?
There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Santander will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with two solicitors involved, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.
What is your number one tip for finding a conveyancing solicitor in Dulwich
It would be unwise to be tempted by the cheapest Dulwich conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.
We are aiming to move house in March. Should my conveyancing solicitor call the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you put forward a removal company in Dulwich. Conveyancing lawyer was found before I stumbled across your site.
On the day of completion you can collect the keys from the estate agent however this should only be done once the sellers solicitors inform the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be given over. Subsequently you should advise the removal men that they can start moving you in. We are not in a position to recommend a particular removal company but can assist you in choosing a conveyancing in Dulwich or a legal practice that specialises in conveyancing in Dulwich.
I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Dulwich. I have a mortgage agreed with Kent Reliance. 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 Kent Reliance, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel.
Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Dulwich before appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor has said that some lenders tend not give a loan on this type of premises.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Nationwide. If you call us we can look into this further via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Dulwich. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Dulwich to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
In scouring the web for the phrase on line conveyancing in Dulwich it shows results of numerous solicitorsin the area. How do I determine which is the suitable solicitor for my move?
The ideal way of choosing a suitable conveyancer is via personal referral, so enquire of friends and family who have acquired a property in Dulwich or the respected estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Dulwich differ, so it's advisable to secure at least four costs illustrations from different conveyancers. Be sure to seek confirmation that the fees are fixed.
My wife and I purchased a leasehold flat in Dulwich. Conveyancing and Godiva Mortgages Ltd mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1998. The conveyancing solicitor in Dulwich who acted for me is not around. Do I pay?
First contact the Land Registry to make sure that this person is indeed the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to instruct a Dulwich conveyancing solicitor to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for less than a fiver. You should note that in any event, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.
After years of correspondence we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Dulwich. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?
in cases where there is a missing freeholder or where there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to judgment on the amount due.
An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Dulwich flat is 60 Taymount Grange Taymount Rise in June 2012. The Tribunal determined the premium at £13,346 for a lease extension of a further 90 years This case related to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 64 years.