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Top 5 reasons to use our service to help you find a local conveyancing solicitor in East Dulwich

  • 1 There is a strong possibility the other side’s solicitors are based in East Dulwich - if so sets of lawyers will be less confrontational
  • 2 The accumulation of transactions means that East Dulwich property lawyer have established very good links with East Dulwich local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in East Dulwich.
  • 3 East Dulwich property lawyer are the linchpin to a successful East Dulwich conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 4 Regardless alternative on-line conveyancers may claim it just might be important to attend your solicitor to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already involved in a house sale without having to include the postman into the equation.
  • 5 Excellent communication and pure property experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. East Dulwich home moves can be made a lot more complicated because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in East Dulwich since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in East Dulwich

Are you able to recommend a Birmingham Midshires sanctioned East Dulwich conveyancing solicitor that can complete within 28 days? Am I best advised to go for a high street East Dulwich firm or a factory type comparison site?

We can recommend some very good East Dulwich conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the main road in East Dulwich. Go in to a couple of firms and request to see a conveyancing solicitor for a fee estimate. Discuss your deadline together with your reasons and get an assurance on speed. Select the one that genuine.

I am helping my step-mother sell her property in East Dulwich. Does the conveyancer arrange an energy assessment or it is for me to coordinate?

Following the demise of HIPs, energy assessments became a mandatory part of moving house. An energy assessment must be commissioned prior to the property being marketed. This is not as aspect of the sale process that law firms ordinarily organise. If you are using a East Dulwich conveyancing solicitor they might be willing to arrange EPC’s given their relationships with long established East Dulwich assessors

When it comes to mortgage companies such as Santander, do East Dulwich conveyancing practitioners face a fee to be on the conveyancing panel?

We are not aware of any bank fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do levy an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.

I can not work out if my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date. I have called into my local East Dulwich bank branch on various occasions and was told it does not affect the mortgage offer and they will lend. My East Dulwich conveyancing solicitor - who is on the mortgage company conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told they refuse to lend based on their UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook minimum lease term requirements. I have no idea who is right.

As long as the conveyancing practitioner is on the lender approved list, they must follow the CML Handbook conditions for the lender. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the lender will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the mortgage company to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.

I used Stirling Law several years past for my conveyancing in East Dulwich. I now require my papers but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in East Dulwich of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am purchasing my first flat in East Dulwich with the aid of help to buy. The sellers would not reduce the amount so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The sale representative suggested that I not to tell my lawyer about the extras as it may adversely affect my mortgage with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Given that I am about to spend 450k on a property in East Dulwich I would like to have a conversation with the lawyer concerning thetransaction in advance of giving the go ahead to the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

This is something that we recommend - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the solicitor due to be carrying out your conveyancing in East Dulwich.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important person, not a file number. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are provided with for your conveyancing in East Dulwich should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

Do I have to attend the offices of the lender conveyancing panel solicitor to execute the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in East Dulwich as it will be easier to pop in to their offices if required.

Whereas this was necessary twenty years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide ID Documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a local solicitor, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in East Dulwich.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in East Dulwich regulated by the SRA

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

  • Glazer Delmar, 27-31 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9ET
  • Hall & Co, 399 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8JN
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Gans & Co Solicitors Llp, 214-216 Rye Lane, Peckham, London, SE15 4NL

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in East Dulwich

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in East Dulwich specialising 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

  • Glazer Delmar, 27-31 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9ET
  • Hall & Co, 399 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8JN
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Gans & Co Solicitors Llp, 214-216 Rye Lane, Peckham, London, SE15 4NL

Planning law solicitors in East Dulwich regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in East Dulwich specialising in planning law. This may include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • William Innes, 56 Crescent Lane, London, SW4 9PU
  • Streathers Clapham Llp, 53 Clapham High Street, London, SW4 7TG
  • Ricardina Bridges Ltd, 47 South Lambeth Road, London, SW8 1RH
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ

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

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